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Links 2007-01-17

Playboy Playmates pranked into Apollo 12 mission checklists Apparently the boys at NASA slipped a few interesting items into the Apollo crew’s checklists. Even engineers have a sense of humor. The Problem With C++ -...

Call Stack Tips

Just in case you’ve never tried, it - the next time you’re looking at a call stack while stopped at a break point in Visual Studio 2005, try right clicking in the call stack window...

Links - 2007-01-15

How to Argue Like a Jackass Five easy steps you need to master to argue like a creationist. Free CSS Layouts And Templates Smashing Magazine has some nice layouts here. This blog generally contains high...

Ford Airstream concept: a shiny, hydrogen-powered PHEV funmobile

[ AutoblogGreen](/cdn/images/blog/WindowsLiveWriter/FordAirstreamconceptashinyhydrogenpowere_7D5E/fordairstreamconcept_05%5B2%5D.jpg) has an article on Ford’s new concept vehicle. It wins my vote for one of the ugliest concept vehicles I’ve ever seen. One thing did catch my eye however. If we had one...

ASP.NET Data Binding Expression Syntax Tip

Bloget™ uses ASP.NET’s built in template syntax for customization (other ASP.NET templated server controls include Repeater and GridView). It’s one of those killer ASP.NET features (IMHO) that doesn’t get enough press. Coupled with data binding,...

Links - 2007-01-12

Here’s a list of links I found interesting: Showing Hyperlink Cues with CSS How to display helpful icons in hyperlinks automatically Will it Blend? Hilarious videos of unusual items blended (think golf clubs, ipods) How...

Time for a Change

Having written a few calendar programs over the years I’ve become more than aware of some of the oddities of the Gregorian calendar system. According to this Smithsonian article, Richard Conn Henry, a Johns Hopkins...

GM Resurrects Its Electric Car (with Tweaks)

Scientific American is running an article on GM’s new electric car. I’m convinced that the near to medium term future of cars is electric. GM’s introduction goes one step closer to that vision. And I...

Easy Header Access in ASP.NET 2.0

Recently, I needed to add a header attribute programmatically to an ASP.NET page. Ryan Farley posts an excellent article detailing some new ASP.NET 2.0 API’s that make it easy. To change a page’s title: this.Header.Title...

C# 3.0 Videos

C# 3.0 introduces several language extensions that build on C# 2.0 to support the creation and use of higher order, functional style class libraries. The extensions enable construction of compositional APIs that have equal expressive...
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