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Using Keywords as Identifiers in C#

There are times when keywords and identifiers collide when coding. This is particularly true in code generators but sometimes the keyword really describes the purpose of the identifier (like default or ref for instance). You...

Microsoft Word Markup Tip

I don’t particularly care for the track changes markup that displays on the right edge of documents in Microsoft Word. While it may be useful for collaborating on documents, most of what I write is...

Links 2007-02-07

NIST’s Plan for New Cryptographic Hash Functions Due to recent attacks on the SHA-1 hash function specified in FIPS 180-2 , Secure Hash Standard, NIST is initiating an effort to develop one or more additional...

Testing with Post2Blog

Every time I discover a new off-line blog editor I of course have to test it with Bloget™. Post2Blog - a desktop blogging client for Windows. This is an example of quick snippet that inserts...

Links 2007-02-03

Microformats - rest/ahah AHAH is intended to be a much simpler way to do web development (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_development) than AJAX (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajax_%28programming%29): “Asynchronous JavaScript and XML.” Strictly speaking, AHAH can be considered a subset of AJAX, since...

Writing for Deployment

One of the things I try to think about when coding is what I call “Writing for Deployment”. Too often I have encountered software that is difficult to install and configure. Most of the time,...

Links 2007-01-29

Ultimate Rounded Corners If you want super easy to maintain rounded corners that are fully anti-aliased with support for borders and background images and that look as good as graphically created ones then curvyCorners is...

Links 2007-01-23

Dilbert Blog - Better off Losing? Which of these two statements, if believed to be true, would make the world a better place? There’s no point in attacking and occupying another country because it never...

AJAX : The Official Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX Site

ASP.NET AJAX has just been officially released. ASP.NET AJAX is a free framework for quickly creating a new generation of more efficient, more interactive and highly-personalized Web experiences that work across all the most popular...

Bloget Alpha 4 Released

Bloget, alpha 4 is out the door! Some of the changes include: An integrated log viewer Enclosures Upload Images Upload Attachments RSS Channel Images RSS Footers Additional template methods Really Simple Discovery SMTP Authorization The...
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