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Tweetz Desktop Beta

Tweetz Desktop is a desktop version of my twitter gadget tweetz. It has many of a the same features as the gadget. Like the gadget, Tweetz Desktop is designed to sit quietly in the corner...

Friday Links #272

Programming Conzole Safe integers in JavaScript Read JavaScript Allongé | Leanpub Eyeo 2013 - Mike Bostock on Vimeo Node.js: A Jumpstart for Devs - NewCircle A whirlwind tour of Web Components with Polymer Stack -...

Friday Links #271

Programming Welcome – Polymer Switch to HTTPS Now, For Free The Future of AngularJS - Google Drive Interactive Data Visualization for the Web PACE — Automatic page load progress bars Peachy- World’s First 3D Printer...

Async Event Handlers in C#

Recently, C# added a nifty async/await facility. I have not used it extensively due to the new and unfamiliar async/await declarations. I’m slowly warming up to it however. Here’s a two-liner that speaks volumes to...

Keyboard Handling in WPF Popup Class

It’s quite a bit of effort to get a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Popup to close when the Escape key is pressed. There are several solutions freely available on the Web, but none of them...

Friday Links #270

Programming vex completely.js RedScript by AdamBrodzinski The Elm Programming Language Creative Loading Effects – Codrops How many tuple types are there in C#- A Complete Guide to the Table Element - CSS-Tricks ASP.NET You’re Doing...

AugularJS iTunes Example

I recently gave a presentation on AnguluarJS to a local user group. It was introductory in nature. Towards the end I presented a single file example that demonstrated a number of concepts I had touched...

Time Management is Key to Good Presentations

I occasionally give talks on programming topics at user groups and conferences. I’m no expert at this, but having sat through hundreds of talks and having delivered a few of them myself, I’ve come to...

Friday Links #269

Programming REST Hooks Servant for IIS Hello World Quiz PeteW/ElmahExtensions D3 on AngularJS | ng-newsletter Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate Using AngularJS Promises - Liam Kaufman The Pure Blog — How We Improved Grids in...

Pure CSS Framework as an Alternative to Bootstrap

Given the popularity of Bootstrap you could be forgiven not knowing about other capable CSS frameworks. Pure is a CSS framework from Yahoo. It’s small at 4.3 KB (minified and gzipped). Being small doesn’t mean...
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