Hulu coming to a desktop near you

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If you recall from my 9-MAY-2009 post titled Change in Business I was touching on today’s cable television providers and how I believe the cost is to high when it comes to watching television. Now be honest, you have that 200 channel cable package and you find yourself watching 10-15 channels regularly. Why pay this […]

Developer Tool Belt

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Here are a number of products and references that I find useful. Notepad++: is a free (as in “free speech” and also as in “free beer”) source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. It runs in the MS Windows environment. Based on a very powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ […]

Turn your laptop into a tablet

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Very cool and affordable tablet PC alternative. The Siso Tablo consists of a couple components. The transceiver which attaches to your laptop screen and plugs into the USB port. Next is the stylus and it simply provides full mouse or touchpad capabilities. Once you have the software installed and inserted the three batteries into the top of the pen you are ready to […]

Microsoft Launches Ramp Up

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Now this looks to be very promising both for those just starting out and those old timers such as myself. So what is this you may ask? Ramp Up is a free, online, community-based learning program, with a number of different tracks that will help you build your portfolio of professional development skills. Ramp Up […]

Lines of Code Counters

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Counting lines of code (LOC) is one of those necessary evils and while every project may not utilize this feature we as the developers should be interested within the the statistics a LOC can provide. Not sure what this is? Check out Wikipedia. One such tools you will find at TechNet from Microsoft and it […]