Technorati recently released their latest State of The
report (renamed to something about the Live Web to avoid confusion
with the Dead Web) chock full of statistics and pretty graphs.
Just something I noticed today. A lot of people (I may even be guilty of
this) publish their emails on the web using the following format:
CKED will be well represented at Mix
07 this year. I thoroughly
enjoyed Mix 06 last year and think 07 has the potential to be even
A recent confrontational thread within the Subtext
that I shared with Rob Conery
got us into a discussion about the challenges of dealing with difficult
members of an Open Source community. There are many approaches one can
take. Some advocate not engaging disruptive community members. I tend to
give everyone the benefit of the doubt at first. Rob often commends me
for my paticence in dealing with users in the forums. Neither approach
is necessarily better than the other. It’s a matter of style.
UPDATE: Made some corrections to the discussion of ReadOnlyCollection’s
interface implementations near the bottom. Thanks to Thomas
Damien Guard for pointing
out the discrepancy.
I’ve been banging my head against a couple of problems with the
that I thought I’d post on this here blog in the hopes that someone can
There’s a really devious scam going around worth mentioning because of
one compelling tactic the scammers use.
When searching for source code in a particular language, what do the
words being searched on tell you about that language?
Update: I’ve created a new NuGet
for Identicon Handler (Package Id is “IdenticonHandler”) which will make
it much easier to include this in your own projects.
After reading Scott Hanselman’s post on Managed
which covers the snobbery some have against managed languages because
they don’t “perform” well, I had to post the following
in his comments:
It’s comments like this that remind me why I enjoy blogging.
With all the advances in software development in the past few years, I
would have to point to Google and Google
Groups as the two tools that
provide the biggest productivity enhancements for me as a software
developer. This fact is probably nothing new to any of you.