Yeahronimo Releases a Commodore Tablet PC

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Yeahronimo, which owns the rights to the Commodore brand announced that they are nearing the release of a Commodore tablet PC called the Commodore 256, simply because that’s twice the number of the last Commodore 128.

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Reporting Back With 2GB RAM

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Ok, I’m in nerdvana. I got my 2 x 1GB PC 3200 DDR 400 cards today and my machine is noticeably snappier today. On a lark, I decided to open every application on my machine just for kicks. Ok, maybe not. But doing DotNetNuke development is no longer a pain for me.

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Microsoft Develops New MS Phone

Visual Studio.NET New Project Template Folders

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I’m sure you’re constantly asking yourself this, because I certainly wake up every morning in a cold sweat wondering. When you add a new project in Visual Studio.NET 2003 (friends call her VS.NET), you get the following dialog

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They're Hiring

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I will neither confirm nor deny that this is where I used to work before going independent. I’ll only say that they’ll be doing some interesting work with .NET and it’s worth checking out.

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Putting a Crimp in the RSS Fire Hose

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fire hose In my post entitled Drinking From an RSS Fire Hose I dealt with some of the issues surrounding the flood of incoming RSS entries within an RSS aggregator raised by Dare’s post “Nightcrawler Thoughts: Thums Up, Thumbs Down and Attention.xml”.

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Online Gamer Stabbed - A Case for a Virtual Police Force and Courts?

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Did you read about the Chinese online gamer who stabbed a competitor after the competitor sold his borrowed virtual sword?

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Now I've Seen It All. Harmonica Beat Boxer

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This guy isn’t half bad.

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Rant: Beware of Misleading Credit Card Offers

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Forgive me, but I really need to rant about shitty customer service. I’ve been burned bad by misinformation from ignorant and/or misleading reps. This time however, it involves our credit card company, Bank of America.

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A Stable Application Entry Point - Rethinking "Main()".

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Jason Clark enlightens us on creating a stable application entry point at the wintellect blog. I highly recommend reading the whole discussion, but one of the key takeaways is…

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VS.NET Web Development Is a Memory Hog. 2GB or Not 2GB (i.e. 1GB)?

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I’ve been playing with DotNetNuke at home and after an hour or two, VS.NET 2003 is typically using up around 150 to 200 MB of RAM as well as 200 MB of virtual memory. Web development on VS.NET is a big memory hog when the project size gets large enough.

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TestNG - It's like NUnit, But in Java

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Good ideas get coopted. That’s what they do. For example, JUnit was coopted by the .NET community and ported into NUnit. However in NUnit 2.0, the .NET community innovated with the usage of attributes.

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RSS Bandit Available on Download.com

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Be sure to review it!

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ReSharper Return to Intended Price

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ReSharper is no longer going to be the super bargain it currently is as they are raising the price. Even at $149, it’s a worthwhile product. But if you see yourself doing development with VS.NET 2003 for a long while (and don’t kid yourself, you will be), I highly recommend giving this product a twirl.

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Hiking the Paseo Miramar Trail

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Today Akumi and I hiked the Paseo Miramar trail. To get there, simply take the PCH North till you get to Sunset. Take a right onto Sunset, and go up a little ways till you see Paseo Miramar on the left. Take it till it dead ends and look for street parking.

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Chivas USA vs Osasuna

Tried of Typing C# Properties?

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Saw this post on Consult Utah’s Weblog

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Twiggy Update: She Likes That I'm Working From Home

A while ago I introduced you to Twiggy, our skittish Italian Greyhound. Well she’s no longer the skittish type. Skittish was so five minutes ago she tells us. Now she’s acting more like her full sized Greyhound cousins by being a total couch potato.

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Drinking From an RSS Fire Hose

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Firehose So now that you’ve subscribed to your 4000 feeds, how do you keep on top of the flood of incoming items? Dare talks about this, “the attention problem”, that faces power users of RSS (and ATOM) aggregators such as RSS Bandit.

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Customizing Keyboard Settings In RSS Bandit Part 2

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In part 1, I bored you with excrutiating detail about how we keyboard shortcuts are implemented in RSS Bandit. In this second more exciting part, I’ll outline how to use a tool I wrote for editing shortcut settings. You can consider it sort of an unofficial RSS Bandit Power Toy. When we really nail down a nice UI for editing shortcuts, we’ll possibly add this as a configuration dialog within RSS Bandit. But for now, this is an experimental utility, use at your own risk.

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