July 2008 Entries

RAR and Other Alternative/Annoying Archival/Compression Formats

I hate when people send me an email with a .rar (or similar non-.zip) attachment. I realize that rar has some special features that set it apart - but those features are not really very important when you're just talking about sending me a small non-commercial c# project in an email. I think I will create my own custom compressed archival format, and start sending out .lnc files (which doesn't stand for "lance", but something creative that implies its the worst compression format ever, like "loco ......

Posted On Friday, July 25, 2008 11:23 AM | Comments (7)

New Stuff on the Home Front

On the home front: I’m planning on trying some triathlon events, although I really would prefer to try some adventure racing instead. First I’m going to start with a tiny little super sprint triathlon, where the distances are very short. First I have to wait for my ankle to get healed though, but the swimming part will be the only tough leg for me so I can train for that even with the injury (for those who don’t know, I took a bad sprain playing volleyball about 5 weeks ago). I’m also planning on ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:30 PM | Comments (0)

New Stuff on the Work Front

From the work front: What have I been doing at work lately? I’ve been spending a lot of time at work playing with SharePoint, the PowerShellToys’ PowerShellASP which lets you create ASP.NET apps with PowerShell script, and I set myself up with a brand new openSUSE 11 (this is a great distro) machine where I’ve been spending a lot of time in MonoDevelop. Speaking of PowerShell and ASP.NET – check out PoshBoard [at CodePlex], Antoine Habert’s PowerShell driven ajax portal. Antoine has a nice little ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 22, 2008 12:27 PM | Comments (0)

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