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Links - 2007-01-12

Here’s a list of links I found interesting: Showing Hyperlink Cues with CSS How to display helpful icons in hyperlinks automatically Will it Blend? Hilarious videos of unusual items blended (think golf clubs, ipods) How...

Time for a Change

Having written a few calendar programs over the years I’ve become more than aware of some of the oddities of the Gregorian calendar system. According to this Smithsonian article, Richard Conn Henry, a Johns Hopkins...

GM Resurrects Its Electric Car (with Tweaks)

Scientific American is running an article on GM’s new electric car. I’m convinced that the near to medium term future of cars is electric. GM’s introduction goes one step closer to that vision. And I...

Easy Header Access in ASP.NET 2.0

Recently, I needed to add a header attribute programmatically to an ASP.NET page. Ryan Farley posts an excellent article detailing some new ASP.NET 2.0 API’s that make it easy. To change a page’s title: this.Header.Title...

C# 3.0 Videos

C# 3.0 introduces several language extensions that build on C# 2.0 to support the creation and use of higher order, functional style class libraries. The extensions enable construction of compositional APIs that have equal expressive...

Firefox Quick Tip: Drag and drop URL text

Here’s a handy tip from Lifehacker. In Firefox, unlinked URL’s in Web pages can be opened quickly and easily by simply highlighting and then dragging and dropping it on the address bar. Simple and handy....

Blog Rolls Automated

On many blogs, including this one, you’ll see a list of blogs the blog author subscribes to. This is commonly referred to as a “Blog Roll”. Many blogging engines include builtin support for blog rolls....

Microsoft's Gifts to Bloggers

Playfuls.com is reporting that Microsoft is giving laptops to bloggers who are covering technologies related to Vista. Some are calling it a bribe. I have only one thing to say to all this. Hey, Microsoft,...

Zeitgeist: Search patterns, trends, and surprises

Google.com - Top Searches in 2006 1.bebo myspace world cup metacafe radioblog wikipedia video rebelde mininova wiki Google News - Top Searches in 2006 1.paris hilton orlando bloom cancer podcasting hurricane katrina bankruptcy martina hingis...

Microsoft .NET Quick Start Tutorials

I wish I had known about this site when I started programming in ASP.NET a few months back. The Microsoft .NET Quick Start Tutorials Web site is just the right balance of detail and brevity....
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