Building a New Development Computer

August 20, 2008

I’ve been thinking about building or buying a new development computer for home and have been torn between building, buying a Dell, or Mac Pro.  All of those options present various pros and cons which is what kept me on the fence so long.  Not any more, most of my parts have arrived, except the […]

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Blueprint CSS Framework

August 19, 2008

Over the last couple of months I’ve been using Blueprint CSS framework with the web applications I’m working on.  I looked at several CSS frameworks, but this one seems the best fit for my needs and the more I use it, the more I love it. Here are some of the resources that I’ve used […]

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Using Gravatars with GraffitiCMS

July 17, 2008

I quickly implemented Gravatars  in GraffitiCMS today.  The only issue I had was due to my migration from dasBlog.  During the conversion, comments that were migrated didn’t have the commenters IP Address migrated as well.  In my post.view file for Graffiti, I added the following code: #if($comment.IPAddress) $macros.Gravatar($comment.Email, $comment.Name, $comment.IPAddress, “%{size =’34’}”) #end Works great […]

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iPhone 3G, no thanks, but hello iPhone 2.0 firmware!

July 11, 2008

Upgrading to iPhone’s 2.0 Firmware Yesterday morning Steve Rubel asked on Twitter if anyone spotted the iPhone firmware in the wild.  Roughly 20 minutes later, he posts a link on FriendFeed, iPhone 2.0 Firmware (5A347) Available Early – Mac Rumors.  (Note: if you are into social media and you’re not subscribed to Steve’s blog and/or […]

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Issues Patching Windows XP From VMware Fusion

July 8, 2008

Joanna purchased a new MacBook Air several weeks ago and she decided that instead of using Boot Camp to run Windows, she’d use VMware Fusion.  At some point, I think right after installing Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Update stopped installing patches and would give an error message saying that it couldn’t install the […]

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Overheard on Twitter

July 3, 2008

“Documentation is like sex.  When it’s good, that’s great.  When it’s bad, it’s still better than nothing.  None at all though…” Written by Linda Eskin on Twitter.

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Roger Federer’s coach is Rhys Darby in this Nike commercial

July 2, 2008

While watching Wimbledon tonight, I saw the following commercial and knew I had to find it. Rhys Darby stars as Murray in the HBO comedy Flight of the Conchords.  I can’t wait for FotC season two later this year.  I’ll leave you with one of my clips from season one.

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T-SQL – Case statement based on a subquery

July 1, 2008

Today I needed to write a subquery to get additional data for a file we export daily.  However, I didn’t need the actual data, I just needed to set a value based on the column in the subquery.  I couldn’t find any examples via the Google, so I figured I’d help others out that might […]

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The Website is Down

June 30, 2008

This video is too funny not to share.  Warning, some language is NSFW, so put on headphones?  

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Djokovic sent home by Safin in Wimbledon’s second round

June 25, 2008

No one saw this coming!  All of the pre-Wimbledon talk was around the path people would take to the finals and who would play who early. WIMBLEDON, England — Novak Djokovic was upset in straight sets by Marat Safin in the second round Wednesday, ending the Serb’s chances of testing his theory about Roger Federer‘s […]

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