Oh, man, my Googlism is just sad: MYSQL Error in query: INSERT INTO googlism (ism,alpha,date,type) VALUES (‘larry o’brien’, ‘l’, now(), ‘1’) Error: You have an error in your SQL syntax near ‘brien’, ‘l’, now(), ‘1’)’ at line 1
Pet Shop Boys: My take on the Pet Shop brouhaha and the truth about .NET vs. J2EE performance.
Palm OS 6 to be based on BeOS and .NET compatible? It’s from The Register, so take it with a grain of salt.
The consistently excellent Dino Exposito has a nice introduction to .NET Remoting. Unfortunately its in VB.NET but he’s a great writer and teacher and it looks good. [Sam Gentile’s Weblog]
Not only can you download Ecco, you can download Agenda! Agenda was one of the best DOS programs ever. Like Ecco, it was a Personal Information Manager. If you ask “Like Outlook?” the answer is “No! Nothing like Outlook!” As far as I know, Outlook does nothing to relate items from disparate sources. With Agenda, if […]
O’Reilly has announced OnDotNet. At first glance it apeared to be a renaming of the .NET Dev Center until I found Scott’s editorial: “The goal of ONDotnet.com is to create a destination for the .NET community by ensuring content that is immediately applicable to working and weekend-warrior developers, while not ignoring the future of .NET […]
Unit tests. There’s nothing like doing drastic refactoring to the implementation of a class when you trust the unit tests to be solid. It’s so much easier. [Jon Shute’s Weblog] Yes!! That’s the key. [Sam Gentile’s Weblog] The thing is, “unit testing” is almost a misnomer for what’s going on; an xUnit test is as […]
IBM CEO stakes $10 billion on ‘on-demand’ future. Palmisano says next wave of connected computing worth betting on [InfoWorld: Top News] I can’t find the whitepaper referenced in the article, but I think that what they’re talking about is what elsewhere on the site they call “autonomic computing” along with for-rent grid computing. If anyone […]
Little kittycats wearing viking outfits sing Zeppelin. Not that I’m avoiding work today or anything.
A cool utility in TweakUI for XP allows you to add “search prefixes” to Internet Explorer. For instance, if you add http://www.google.com/search?q=%s you can say “google foo” or if you add http://www.dictionary.com/search?q=%s you can say “define cow”.