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WebOS Roundup - 10 Online Operating Systems

WebOS’s (sometimes called Webtops) are online systems designed to resemble a standard PC desktop while making it accessible from anywhere in the world. These virtual desktops look and feel like a Windows desktop (or Linux...

All Electric Vehicles Appearing

Recently I blogged that the future of cars is electric. Here’s an offering from Phoenix Motorcars that drives the point home (Ok, bad pun). No word on the cost but if it lives up to...

Charles Petzold vs. IMac

If you’re a windows programmer then it’s likely you know who Charles Petzold and his many books on Windows programming. Charles writings are always technically concise and almost always devoid of commentary, which is why...

Bloget Alpha 3 is Away

Bloget Version 0.3 is just in time for the Holidays. This release implements the MetaWeblog Api including image uploads. It works great with many off line editors like BlogJet and Windows Live Writer as well...

The Day the Trackbacks Died

Jeff Atwood over at Coding Horror thinks trackbacks are dead. From the article. They’re a great idea. Unfortunately, trackbacks are so horribly and fundamentally broken that they’re effectively useless. I would tend to agree. There...

RocketPost2

This post tests Bloget with RocketPost2. Actually, this blog editor gave me a quite a bit of difficulty. Unlike other blog editors, sends the password as a base64 string. Not a bad idea but again,...

Maintain Scroll Position after Postbacks

This is such a handy tip! In one line of code you can tell ASP.NET to maintain scoll position on postbacks. Very handy for long forms. I’ve already incorporated into Bloget. See more about it...

Testing with WB Editor2

Testing with WB Editor 2. This editor looks and works better than many of the others I’ve tested with. It appears to use FTP to upload images instead of the MetaWeblog API (bummer). It supports...

Testing with w.bloggar

This entry demonstrates Bloget working with w.bloggar. Not a bad little editor. The setup could be easier. I still like Live Writer better.

HttpWebRequest GetResponse() Gotcha's

If you read the documentation for HttpWebRequest.GetResponse() you’ll see that it returns a HttpWebResponse() object. One of the members is Status that tells you the status of the server’s response. Fair enough, but there’s a...
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