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April 2009 Entries


MS Project Code Named "Velocity"

Here at work we have recently came to a need to share lots of data between a large amount of data consumers. The data share had to be highly available, reliable, yet fast and simple to access. Without thinking twice creating a database looked like an option. However, given the complexity it adds to maintain yet another database and the costs associated we rushed ourselves to a quest of seeking for alternatives. While some were poking around the Web I reached out to Scott Hanselman who instantly suggested ......

Toronto Code Camp 2009 - Was There

Toronto Code Camp 2009 It was my second attendance of the Toronto Code Camp and it is another success. As you can see on the left we also had lots of fun, on the picture Joey deVilla who's blog I am reading regularly came to cheer the audience up, he was singing Britney's "One more time" with his accordion! This event is always free and never happens during work week, lunch is also provided which makes it a great opportunity to spend some time and get some "fresh [development] air". I have especially ......

Let's Jaiku!

Everyone knows what Twitter is today. Has anybody heard of Jaiku? Well, me neither, until today! Apparently Twitter got competition. My cursory look revealed that Jaiku is more feature reach and options laden than Twitter. Jaiku is operated by Google, so if you already have GMail getting in contact with your friends is a breeze. Additionally, anyone can operate its engine (JaikuEngine) and it is Open Source (sweet)! Go to http://tinyurl.com/awkpcf for more info. Just go and explore it or join me ......