Monthly Archive: March 2006

Talk About a Culture of Irresponsibility

Talk About a Culture of Irresponsibility

Wow.  Just wow. Bush Blames Iraq’s Instability on Hussein WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush said Wednesday that Saddam Hussein, not continued U.S. involvement in Iraq, is responsible for ongoing sectarian violence that is threatening the formation of a democratic government....

NHibernate Back on My Radar

NHibernate Back on My Radar

A little more than a year ago, I did my first sample project with NHibernate during some extended down time at Immedient. At the time, the project was still in the .x releases (I believe I started with .8).  The...

Of Crack and World of Warcraft

Of Crack and World of Warcraft

No, this post probably isn’t what you think it’s about.  Yes, World of Warcraft is like crack in its addictiveness and its ability to ruin your life.  One of my college roomates, Joe, has a townhouse around the corner from...

Random DevTools Entry: #006

While browsing the Dojo Toolkit site today, I noticed their bug tracker. Hey now, this looks sharp! Turns out it’s this product called Trac by Edgewall Software.  Best of all, it’s open source!  Looks good.  I’ll have to see if...

I Confess…

I Confess…

I’m a code perfectionist.  I like nice code.  Nicely formatted.  Nicely structured.  Nicely designed code.  Of course, first and foremost, the code must do what it is designed to do; it must fulfill its functional spec.  But any programmer worth...

.Net Blogging Engines?

.Net Blogging Engines?

So far as I can tell, there are only three free, “lightweight”, open source .Net blogging engines out there: dasBlog.  This is what my blog is using.  It’s okay, but definitely lacking in some respects like proper XHTML markup, database...

Suddenly, the Entire Universe Makes Sense!!!

Suddenly, the Entire Universe Makes Sense!!!

Generally speaking, I like to keep my political leanings out of my postings, but I’ll make a special exception today 😀 Via TheStar.com: Remember the whiny, insecure kid in nursery school, the one who always thought everyone was out to...

Subversion, Apache, Windows, and VS

Subversion, Apache, Windows, and VS

I’ve been meaning to try to see if Subversion is a viable version control tool within a group of developers.  I’ve been using it myself as an alternative to Visual Source Safe about a year ago after stumbling on it...

Custom POP3/SMTP Mail Client

Custom POP3/SMTP Mail Client

Think you can write a better web mail interface?  I know I do :-D.  I’ll have to take a look at it a bit more when I get a chance. If you’re interested, here are a few good starting points...

Back from Utah

Back from Utah

So I just returned from Utah and a trip out to visit my new cohorts at Zorch Software. Man, I hate flying.  Planes are just terribly cramped and my legs feel like Jello after even 2 hours.  Not to mention...