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tweetz Update #5

Well, after a week of living with my minimalistic design and feedback from users, I’ve gone back to the older look with icons and dividers. Here’s a peek. The icons do seem to make it...

Use LINQ Aggregate to Create Comma Separated Lists

It’s a common problem. You’re handed a collection of strings or numbers and you need emit a comma separated list. The usual approach I’ve seen (and done) is to resort to a loop and some...

Friday Links #66

Programming Computers Automatically generate table of contents using jQuery Creating a polaroid photo viewer with CSS3 and jQuery Clean Web.Config Files (VS 2010 and .NET 4.0 Series) - ScottGu’s Blog Fun With Method Missing and...

tweetz Update #4

I think I started to lose site of what this gadget is about. As it often seems, gadgets are more about the gadget than the content. I was starting to lean towards “The Dark Side”...

Windows 7 - So Smooth

I’ve been running the RTM version of Windows 7 for about 2 weeks now and I have to say it works so smoothly as to be boring. I’m actually having to “just use” my computer....

tweetz Update #3

OK, I’m losing track of updates so I started numbering them. New changes include: Favorites tab is active. It only updates when you click the tab. User page is active. Currently only for the logged...

Friday Links #65

Programming Computers Adventures in MVVM – Generalized Command Behavior Attachments - There are several examples on the web that describe the “Attached Behavior” pattern in Silverlight and WPF. This pattern works really well for binding...

tweetz Update

Tweetz is a Windows Sidebar twitter client that doesn’t suck (well, at least not too badly). I’ve updated the gadget based on feedback and using it. Here’s a couple of new screen shots of the...

Friday Links #64

Programming Computers ZipStorer - A Pure C# Class to Store Files in Zip - Small C# class to store and extract uncompressed and deflated files in new or existing Zip files, without any external library....

Pretty Printing Collections in C#

The combination of Extension Methods and LINQ can make everyday tedious programming chores a bit less annoying. Take formatting an array of strings. static void Main() { string[] languages = { "English", "German", "Portuguese", "Swedish"...
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