Look at Launchy!

I was introduced to a neat little utility today called Launchy.  It’s particularly useful if you, like me, have far too many applications installed on your computer and can never find “that handy tool” when you need it! What it does is it builds an index of your installed applications and lets you get to…

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Dreamweaver Made Simple

If you’ve been doing any sort of Web development for any length of time, then the chances are high that you’ve come across Dreamweaver.  I’ve used it for many years and have found it to be completely invaluable – not only for the way it helps you manage your site organisation (especially useful if you’re…

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Charles Simonyi in the News

Does anyone else out there remember Hungarian Notation?  Does anyone else still use it in any shape or form???  I know I do and I still find it as useful as the day I first read about Charles Simonyi’s revolutionary naming conventions!  It may not be as popular today as it used to be, but…

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Windows PowerShell

As Windows has become more and more complex, it’s become harder to write useful scripts that keep you on track.  Enter “PowerShell” – a great tool from Microsoft that helps you get to grips with all the scripting you could want within a Windows environment.  Essentially, I see it as a cross between batch files,…

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Semiologic site is back up…

…but there’s no mention of why it went down!  In fact, the last post on the site is dated June 24th 2007. Have a look for yourself at www.semiologic.com.

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Visual C# 2005: A Developer’s Notebook

I’ve only recently discovered the “Notebook” series from O’Reilly, having long since been a fan of their books. This book takes you from the position of “familiar with C#.NET” and transforms you into a guru! The format is very much a hands-on tutorial – it’s not a book to read on a long journey! You…

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