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My Briar Patch - I just moved this entry from my old blog
Updates are at the bottom. Everytime I show someone pictures of my home-office I receive “wow's” or “holy s#$%'s” so by popular demand, here it is: This is my development/main workstation. The computer in place is actually newer than the one pictured (on the right). It is now a P4 3.4 with 1gig ram and dual 120gig ATA150 drives in a SATA Raid 0 configuration. The sound is standard on-board and it drives a nice set of Creative Labs 2.1 speakers. Super sound is not crucial on ......

Posted On Thursday, January 27, 2005 1:19 PM

I don't even know where to begin...
For those you that listened to the latest .NET Rocks episode, attention was called to an article by Richard Mansfield entitled, “OOP is much better in theory than in practice”. Apparantly, my reputation preceeds me because two of my friends immediately asked me if I was going to respond to this article. Well, let me say that I shouldn't even dignify its contents with a response, but after a couple of very deep breaths and overcoming the desire to start signing up to porn and casino sites ......

Posted On Thursday, January 27, 2005 1:00 PM

The Random Error Generator

Be prepared to stay with this for about an hour.

This is one of the funniest things I've every seen:  http://atom.smasher.org/error

Refresh this page and you'll see a new one every time.

 

Posted On Wednesday, January 26, 2005 11:54 AM

This is pretty funny - in the tradition of the "Geek Quiz"
Check out this posting Scott put up. http://www.geekswithblogs.c... Here are my results: Which OS are You ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 26, 2005 11:48 AM

Damn Case Sentivity!!!
No, I'm not talking about C# here. I encountered this while creating a custom Config section in the app.config file. The registration of the configuration section in the part of the app.config file seems to be case sensitive when you define the 'type' attribute. The standard format for a type that will be instantiated by a 'Activator.CreateInstance' call is “fully qualified classname,assembly name”. This is used all over the place and is a .NET standard. It appears that the classname ......

Posted On Friday, January 7, 2005 10:02 AM

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