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May 16, 2008  |  

Friday Links

Links I found interesting this week.

Understanding IIS7 Request Restrictions on Windows Vista - Just how many concurrent requests does IIS7 allow?

Wicked Code: Silverlight Page Turning Made Simple - Great introduction to the world of Silverlight. Cool page turning demo.

Bright Focus - Firefox add on that highlights buttons, links and textboxes similar to what Safari does.

11 More Visual Studio Shortcuts You Should Know - I particularly like the CTRL + "K" + "M" tip.

Solar House - Great looking sun space that can reduce utility bills significantly.

Addictomatic: Inhale the Web - Search with an emphasis on blogs and news sources.

When Is - Dates of Religious and Civil Holidays Around the World.

Copy Link Text (CoLT) - tiny extension for Firefox which makes it easier than ever to copy a hyperlink’s associated text

Terrafugia, Inc. - The Transition® is a roadable Light-Sport Aircraft that will be able to land at the airport, fold up its wings, and drive on the road. Cool videos

Luxim Plasma Light Bulb Kicks Some Serious LED Butt - See a bulb the size of a puffed rice used as a street light. Way cool

Simultaneous Invention - Great inventions created by the same people at the same time. Though provoking

Change the Font of Command Prompt Window to Consolas - Use the superior Consolas ClearType font in your DOS box.

Is Google trying solid-state disks? - Rumor has it Google is trying out solid state disk drives to lower energy costs.

Json.NET Library - Json.NET library makes working with JavaScript and JSON formatted data in .NET simple

Nissan plans electric car by 2010 - Nissan plans to be the first major automaker to ship a plug-in electric. Looks like a toaster to me

MyColors - Change your desktop to look like Vista. From StarDock, makers of Window Blinds. Nice

Create a Live Survey for your Site with GoogleDocs - Create surveys and collect results with GoogleDocs.

Choosing the Right Garbage Collector Settings for Your Application - Great article on tweaking the garbage collector settings in .NET applications.

Google Doctype - A Wiki style online encyclopedia for Web authors

SpaceTime 3D Browser - A unique and free browser application that time lines your browsing habits. Nice 3D effects. Not sure how useful it really is however.

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