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Tim Hibbard CEO for EnGraph software June 2007 Entries

I realized how understanding my girlfriend is of my geeky ways tonight when our conversation went something like this:

Me (ranting about something): "...and I think it's going to breakĀ our build tonight"
Her (very sympathetic): "Aww...You broke the build?"
Me: "Yeah..."

Posted On Friday, June 8, 2007 7:32 PM

Kyle Archer talks about how Supernova makes it possible for one of our potential clients with a visually impaired dispatcher to use ParaPlan. Creating software that adds business value to a company, eliminates process inefficiencies and has a quick ROI makes for a great whitepaper. When a company writes software that adds quality of life to an individual, that is very cool. Technorati tags: Kyle Archer, EnGraph, ParaPlan, SuperNova ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 6, 2007 8:45 AM

Turn by turn directions added to Google Maps API
The Google Maps API blog talks about adding driving directions to their API. This is something that I am excited about adding to Where's Tim. I've had directions to me on my real time GPS site for a while (see the post here), but I've always just shelled out a url to Now I can retain the users of that feature on my site and not have to send them away (hoping that they will come back). This is also big for the mashup "industry" as well. Visually understanding where an object resides ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 5, 2007 8:18 AM

Oprah using Ignition Interlock
Matt Strausz talks about Oprah talking about Ignition Interlock (devices to prevent drinking and driving mandated for DUI offenders) from SmartStart. He even suggests a good candidate for a celebrity sponsor. Maybe next show, Oprah will give a device to everyone in the audience :) Technorati tags: Matt Strausz, Oprah, Ignition Interlock, SmartStart, Paris Hilton, DUI ......

Posted On Monday, June 4, 2007 2:10 PM

Publishing a ClickOnce app with TeamBuild
After much frustration, I've finally configured our TeamBuild proj file to publish our ClickOnce app, and increase the version number (kinda an important step). The Vertigo blog talks about using SolutionToPublish, but that doesn't work for all situations. Specifically, when your solution contains projects that reference other projects. So I started playing with the MSBuild Community Tasks Project, and came up with the following Xml for my proj file: This tells the .proj to use the community project:<Import ......

Posted On Friday, June 1, 2007 2:15 PM

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