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ZipGenius
ZipGenius - found it a few days ago and it wipes the floor with all over zippy tools, and its free! - download it!

Posted On Thursday, January 26, 2006 5:02 AM

The joy of patterns
I missed out on patterns at Uni, they were just starting to take off in a big way in the land of OO and so we wasted our time learning about formal specification languages and the like. Anyway, I came across a great book that explains design patterns and WHY they are can be useful. I always found pattern books do a great (if dull) job of explaining the pattern, but struggle explaining just why you should use them. But this book - Head First Design Patterns, is LOADS better. It gives really simple ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 25, 2006 2:55 PM

ASP.NET 2.0 Course
Thanks to Microsoft, I was on a 3-day ASP.NET 2.0 course just before Christmas. Microsoft had a limited number of places on the 100% funded course, which was nice :) Anyway, I discovered 4 things of blog-worth note at the course, and they are: That there's something called ANTHEM.NET for using ajax in .NET, which “looks” better that Microsoft's ATLAS efforts, although I am going off hearsay there. http://sourceforge.net/proj... That Scott Gu's blog is really worth checking out: http://weblogs.asp.net/scot... ......

Posted On Friday, January 6, 2006 9:04 AM

Happy New Year!

Happy new year to anyone that comes accross this blog!!

I'm back from an extended break away form work, taking in a free Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 course, so I'll try to blog about some new and exciting/useful things sometime soon!

Posted On Tuesday, January 3, 2006 6:13 AM

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