Ok, so I had to make at least one post with that title this year… No matter how much that slogan is beginning to irritate the heck out of me, I just had to do it. (Anyone know if there is a “Slogans Anonymous” or something like that I should check out?) I saw a […]
I read Craig Paterson‘s post “I feel so much better…“, and checked out the link to “YOU ARE NOT INADEQUATE” by secretgeek. Its really cool, and something I think a lot of us need reminding of. I’m glad someone came out and just said it. 🙂
Ok, so this file extensions quiz is doing the rounds in the dotnet.org.za blogs, so here’s my result… Which File Extension are You? Now I’m not sure if that’s such a good thing or not… Is that really me? [Update: Ok, so I took the test again… now I come out as…. All just by changing […]
Some time last week, I heard two programmers talking about data types in SQL, specifically VARCHAR. Now while that might not be an odd occurrance their pronunciation of that word “varchar” intrigued me. I prounce it “v-are-ch-are”, while they pronounced it “v-are-k-are”. How do you standardise on such vital components of life as this? How do […]
I just saw the news that SA Developer .Net has a new look website, so I checked it out and its awesome! 🙂 They’re using components from Telligent Systems’ Community Server Forums, which is really cool. Check it out.
I finally got Telkom to put a phone line in at home. Now that I’m finally able to connect to the internet on my home PC again, I thought I’d find a copy of XP SP2 to install on my pc. But so far the “techies” at work have told me its a BAAAAAAAAD idea. […]
Three cool items I’ve read recently… Will (from WWdN – WillWheaton.net for the uninformed :P) posted some links to a reading he did at Gnomedex 4.0 in his post entitled “Just A Geek audio and video from gnomedex” – its a really great listen, and quite humorous. I loved the brief mention of “Poser geeks” at the […]
I just saw a blog by Rudolf about the Code-off that’s gonna happen in November. He linked to an SA Dev post