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Bloget is Live!

A few weeks back I mentioned that I was writing my own blogging software. My first version debuted on this site about a month ago. It was a collection of ASPX pages and some code...

PimpFish - I'm not sure I get it

Ran across this site today. PimpFish is a browser add on that let’s you quickly download most images, flash movies and other visual content with a click of a button. They also have a feature...

Good Exception Management Rules of Thumb

Another great article from Scott Hanselman’s blog. I’ve been involved in more “discussions” on exception management than I care to remember. It surprises me how many developers see them as evil, even to the point...

ZOHO - Online Office Applications

Another discovery today. ZOHO has a host of on-line tools for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. They also have some other interesting tools like a planner, a CRM app, On-line Polls and even an application...

10 Tips for Protecting Yourself at Hot Spots

Wi-Fi hot spots have become ubiquitous at cafes, airports, restaurants, and other public location. In fact, more and more cities are creating hot spots that blanket entire metropolitan areas. But every time you connect at...

How to be a Developer and Remain Sane

I’ve been reading some of James Higgs blogs the last couple of days. I really like what he has to say on a lot of topics. I’ve been a developer now for 20 years and...

Anonymous Methods, Method Group Conversions and EventHandler

One of my favorite new features of C# 2.0 is Anonymous Methods. Anonymous Methods allow you to write event handlers in-line instead of assigning a method. Often times this is handier, especially when you’re doing...

LogMeIn.com - Realiable Remote Access

Need a fast, free way to access your computer remotely? I regularly consult for my wife’s home-based business supporting her clients computers which are of course remote. My tool of choice, LogMeIn.com. This is an...

Feed Burner - Eating Your Own Dog Food

One of the interesting things I’ve found about blogging is the wealth of services that revolve around blogging. One of the more interesting services is FeedBurner. FeedBurner basically takes an RSS feed and enhances it....

Script# - Developing JavaScript in C#

Just picked this up on DotNetKicks.com. This is great idea if it really works. I’ve written a lot of javascript and frankly it’s tedious work. Having a real language and tools would be a boon...
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