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Market Report and Stopwatch Gadgets Updated

I had some extra time this weekend to spruce up a couple of my other sidebar gadgets. Market Report was updated last week to work with Google’s API since Yahoo no longer supports the Dow...

Friday Links #120

Programming Javascript Mocking - Damn, That’s Easy Daniel Cazzulino’s Blog : How to remove all useless new lines in automatic properties in an entire solution Daniel Cazzulino’s Blog : Old style imperative mocks vs moq...

Tweetz 3 – Release Candidate 5

I’m hoping to stick a fork in this soon. Latest fixes include: Fix old school retweets Better error checking and feed back on posts Indicate when user is protected (user status flyout) Available on the...

Friday Links #119

Programming Chained null checks and the Maybe monad – CodeProject Understanding C#: Raising events using a temporary variable - O’Reilly Broadcast DOT NET TRICKS: Partial Methods - An Uncommon Note Badass JavaScript - Streamie.org -...

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...
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