LINKBLOG for August 21, 2007
- Normalize Wide Shut - Sorting It All Out
I was looking for a way to remove diacritics from some text, as I stumbled upon this handy tip some time ago. Now Michael Kaplan has an additional post to an old topic of him on on all the different things that Normalisation can mean at Microsoft. A bit specialized here, but you might be interested...
- Decreasing Developer Ramp Up Time - Dave Donaldson
You know what to do don't you? But to *really* do it right is another thing
- Did you know... How to quickly comment and uncomment code using keyboard shortcuts? - Sara Ford
Yep, I use them every day. But there's still a lot of strokes to learn. Sarah knows all about them
- Logging Bugs: Do's and Don'ts - Derik Whittaker
' (...) Now I know some people and companies don't like to call them glitches in software bugs. They would rather call them issues or defects. For all I care we can call them 'WizBangs', just call them something and LOG THEM. '
- Effectively Integrating Into Software Development Teams - Dennis Forbes
Via Jeff comes this piece from Dennis Forbes on the political snake pit that we often find ourselves in
- Bricks - raganwald
' software is not made of bricks '
- How Duck Typing Benefits C# Developers - Haacked
' If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck. ' Hilarious!
- Visualizing project dependencies automatically - Paul B., The Code Project
Some basic .csproj parsing leads to a couple .JPG's showing the relationship between your projects
- August 2007 - Utility of the Month - Jason Haley
- SOA: Finding a Balance as an Enterprise Architect - Payton Byrd
- Nerd Glee - CharlieDigital
Aren't we all just little boys actually?
- Notepad++ - Alteridem Consulting
Still looking for a Notepad replacement? You just found one
- *** 13 disasters for production web sites and their solutions - Omar Al Zabir, The Code Project
Lengthy article about all evil things that can bring your site down (based on reallife experience from the author), and what you can do about it. Includes the solution to the dreaded "Remote Desktop max connection exceeded"