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Tweetz 3 – Release Candidate 4

I was going to call this the final version for 3.0 but enough of you have complained about tweets not being sent that I thought I should do something about it. I suspect it’s a...

Market Report Gadget Update

About a week ago “Market Report”, my dead-simple market index gadget broke. After some investigation I learned that the Yahoo finance API no longer supports the Dow Jones Industrials index. Apparently, there’s some legal reason...

AdSensor Gadget Retired

Google recently changed the way it’s Adsense pages work in a way that essentially killed my AdSensor Gadget. I’ve tried reverse engineering their new page but frankly, I don’t have much interest in trying to...

Friday Links #118

Programming CSS3 Card Trick: A Fun CSS3 Experiment The Third Object A simple implementation of a WeakReference-powered event handler Burn, baby. Burn. - RobMensching.com How JSONP works (and some bits about implementing it in WCF)...

Tweetz 3 - Release Candidate 3

Some really good stuff in what I hope to be last release candidate. Improved autolinking: Twitter’s engineering folks posted a set of descriptive tests on how they parse and autolink tweets. I’ve rewritten Tweetz’s code...

Friday Links #117

Programming Four Methods Of Simple Caching In .NET YUI Theater — Douglas Crockford: “Crockford on JavaScript — Scene 6: Loopage” Applications Email overload? Try Priority Inbox - Official Gmail Blog Tab: add a hash value...

tweetz 3 – Release Candidate #2

I was planning to get RC #2 out a bit earlier but my back has decided to raise hell with me. I’m actually active and healthy but every once and a while I manage to...

Friday Links #116

Programming C# reference types are passed by value! Two key Visual Studio 2010 Exentsions you need to have (and why) The ThreadPool is dead DOT NET TRICKS: IObserver and IObservable - A New addition to...

Tweetz 3.0 – Release Candidate

Hey, it’s almost done. All that’s left to do is to write a new Web page and documentation. That will take an evening or two. In the mean time, here are the release bits barring...

Friday Links #115

Programing jQuery Mobile | jQuery Mobile Microsoft Introduces WebMatrix - Rick Strahl’s Web Log Badass JavaScript - MathJax 1.0 is out! Cross Browser LaTeX and MathML Rendering Just Got Real Clay: malleable C# dynamic objects...
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