• .NET

    Playing with minimo

    With mozilla minimo recently released it will be interesting for web developers and geeks alike to mess around with it. For those not familiar with minimo it is basically mozilla’s alternative to pocket internet explorer for PDAs, smartphones and other devices that use Windows CE. And yes, it does have tabs! Here is what we can read on the official website (http://www.mozilla.org/projects/minimo/): The Minimo has been focused on code-size and runtime footprint reduction, small screen usablity, and porting to small consumer devices. We hope to make Minimo the browser of choice on small devices, or machines with limited system resources; taking advantage of...

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    Cracking Sudoku

    January 08, 2006 Share
    Tackling problems and coding solutions for them is an essential part of the job of a software engineer like myself. The only problem with this is that sometimes work becomes a little boring and repetitive. With some tasks you can even begin to feel a little like a brainless code monkey that knows how to do its job very well, but lacks the stimulation of problems that appeal to the creative capabilities of the brain. Enter the Sudoku! I have always liked logical puzzles as a kid (and adult too) and when I was first introduced to sudoku I was immediately...

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    Migration to Visual Source Safe 2005

    December 27, 2005 Share
    A few weeks ago a couple of colleagues and I established that our source control system (VSS 6.0d) needs to be updated. There were numerous issues that were plaguing our daily struggle with Source Safe – slow speed, frequent crashes and file corruptions. Naturally we began looking for alternatives of the aging software (version 6.0 was originally released with VStudio 6.0 and was only patched a bit with the release of VS.NET in 2002). In a nice bit of synchronicity with our efforts, Visual Studio 2005 was just released and introduced a brand new version of Source Safe (it was internally...