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Restrictive Company Policies
I had a meeting on Monday with my boss. The result is I can't use the company e-mail system for personal e-mails. They also don't want me using it for work related e-mails. In addition, they don't want me to sit in their cubicles, use their computers or (I assume) their restroom facilities. The final straw is they no longer want to pay me either. Well I'm no cheap carpet to be walked on. I told them in no uncertain terms if they wouldn't pay, I wouldn't work. In fact, I might even stop showing up. ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 30, 2006 5:17 PM

Ruby on Rails at the Princeton Java Users Group
Went to the Princeton (East Windsor) Java User Group meeting last night to see a demo of Ruby on Rails. One question that I kept trying to answer for myself is, 'when and where would I use this?' First impressions are ROR is pretty cool as a quick and dirty set of tools for getting a data driven site up fast. Most of the code files are created automatically (like another framework I know of), if you don't have an editor you can use the command line (doesn't that defeat the quickness argument?) and ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 30, 2006 5:08 PM

First Post - EVER!
Hello. Welcome. Hey. Nice to see you. An informal beginning to a suitably informal activity. And not a very interesting first post. I am a computer programmer who practices web development. And I've never had a proper presence on the web. So I'm taking some steps to fill that hole. No, I don't always write in such short sentences. No, I'm not trying to be funny. An explanation, mostly for my own benefit, this blog, large parts of which I hope to reproduce on my own site, is dual purposed for my own ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 29, 2006 3:05 AM

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