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tweetz Update #9

User kimatg made some excellent suggestions some of which I’ve incorporated in this release. Changed from Verdana to Segoe UI font. The new font is “just right”. I went through a lot of back and...

Friday Links #72

Programming Computers AvalonEdit, a (the?) WPF code editor component from the SharpDevelop team Jeff Prosise’s Blog : Silverlight 3’s New Client Networking Stack More missing LINQ operators - Jimmy Bogard - Los Techies : Blogs...

A Snapshot of Visitors

It’s interesting to see who visits the site and what they use to browse with. The market stills belong to IE but visitors to this site seem to prefer Firefox with IE not far behind....

Standard Numeric Format Strings Output Examples

I can never seem to remember the format strings for numbers in .NET. There are several cheat sheets available but the one that works best for me is the examples page in the Microsoft documentation....

tweetz Update #8

This update has a bunch of little usability updates. Added small and large backgrounds. The corners of the backgrounds distort if they’re stretched too much. To compensate, I’ve added larger backgrounds. The larger backgrounds are...

Friday Links #71

Programming Computers Learning resources for C# 4.0 and .NET 4.0 new features « Bogdan Brinzarea’s blog Free AJAX and Silverlight Testing Tool | WebAii Testing Framework implifying the Process of Calling a WCF Service from...

IE8 and Session Cookies

IE8 has this annoying habit on my wife’s computer of not working with some Web sites. Same computer, same Web site using Opera or Firefox works fine. She prefers IE8 so after a few moments...

Setting File Permissions in Wix 3.0

I’m new to Wix and to Windows Installers in general so some of this is likely wrong or obvious. Still, I couldn’t find much information on how to do set file permissions for a particular...

tweetz Update #7

It’s been a busy month with school for the kids starting and other fall activities. I still managed to squeeze in some programming time however. This update includes an oft asked for feature – custom...

Simply Weather Alerts

I’ve always been somewhat annoyed that weather alerts appear on a separate page in many weather sites. Isn’t an alert important enough to display on the same page as the rest of the weather? I...
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