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An absolute MUST for Virtual PC
I recently built a couple of external drives for my laptop. It all started when I decided to replace my 60gig 5400rpm drive in my HP Pavillion ZT3000 with a 7200rpm drive. In doing so, I was left with the spare 5400rpm 60gig drive so I sought out a nice casing to build an external drive. I liked it so much, I bought another 7200rpm 60gig drive and built another external. These are so small, that I carry both around in my laptop bag. The only 7200rpm 2.5“ drive which goes up to 60 gig is by ......

Posted On Monday, May 23, 2005 11:59 PM

CodeCamp DC Report
Ok, so I took a couple of weeks to report - sorry. I've just finished an assignment and actually started a new one today at Amerada Hess Oil - looks like a good gig. CodeCamp DC was awesome. Andrew Duthie (DC area Developer Evangelist) did a great job with his team in putting it together. Unlike Philly, it was only one day, but the sessions were intense. Randy Hayes did a talk on advanced server controls which as many of you know is a topic dear to my heart. I got to see Brian Noyes speak again in ......

Posted On Monday, May 23, 2005 11:35 PM

CodeCamp DC - on my way
I'll be down in Washington, DC this weekend for the Mid-Atlantic CodeCamp - will report on Monday.

Posted On Friday, May 6, 2005 9:23 AM

Working with XML Fragments
Recently I finished a project where I was working pretty extensively with XML technologies, specifically XSLT and XSL-FO. My design called for reading in a variety of XSLT templates, hydrating them with XML data and converting them to an FO file for PDF processing. There was various issues here including some manual massaging that was necessary. First of all, I was using StyleVision from Altova to create the initial XSL-FO templates. That worked out great except that I needed to insert some manual ......

Posted On Friday, May 6, 2005 9:15 AM

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