Category: Awesome

More WebSequenceDiagrams.com Awesomeness

As I’ve been working with a client which has demanded rigorous sequence diagrams as deliverables for the design phase of the project, I’ve started to use WebSequenceDiagrams.com more and more. I’ve blogged about it previously, but I’ve only come to...

Leveraging The Windows Forms WebBrowser Control (For The Win)

Leveraging The Windows Forms WebBrowser Control (For The Win)

I’ve been working on a little utility to experiment with the XMPP protocol.  The idea was to write a tool that would allow me to send, receive, and display the XML stream and XML stanza messages at the core of XMPP....

QOTD

QOTD

A friend passed along a quote the other day: So I just picked up this book today….and found this quote in the forward: “The truth of the matter is, if you need to “save” your job, I can’t help you....

Visitor Pattern In C# 4.0

Visitor Pattern In C# 4.0

I’ve blogged about the Visitor pattern previously and using double dispatch to resolve .NET’s inherent inability to resolve methods by parameter type at runtime. As I was reading about C# 4.0’s dynamic types, I started to wonder if this would...

Random DevTools Entry #017

Random DevTools Entry #017

In software development, it’s incredibly useful to be able to visualize your code interactions using sequence diagrams and data flow diagrams and what not.  Not only is the visualization a plus, the act of generating one helps tremendously in terms...

The Coolest Thing I’ve Read This Year

The Coolest Thing I’ve Read This Year

Well, so far anyways: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/science/sciencenews/3981697/Scientists-plan-to-ignite-tiny-man-made-star.html While it has seemed an impossible goal for nearly 100 years, scientists now believe that they are on brink of cracking one of the biggest problems in physics by harnessing the power of nuclear fusion,...

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One of my favorite quotes from the news coverage: “[Barack Obama] is the first 21st century president.” – Chuck Todd, MSNBC What our peers across the pond think: They did it. They really did it. So often crudely caricatured by...

Awesome News For Web UI Developers

Awesome News For Web UI Developers

Google’s new AJAX Libraries API should help quite a bit with developing web UIs.  From Dion Almer: I just got to announce the Google AJAX Libraries API which exists to make Ajax applications that use popular frameworks such as Prototype,...