Everyone seems to be jumping on the story of the Romney campaign’s “Orca” debacle. But it seems to me that this is not really a new story. It’s a story… Read more »
Ars Technica has a great analysis of “Team Romney’s whale of an IT meltdown.” Regardless of your political views, if you are involved in any large IT project this is… Read more »
You might think this would be simple but I actually spent a fair amount of time last week tracking down some confusing bugs. The problem is that the official documentation… Read more »
“I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to… Read more »
..or at least an extremely secure password change method. (Actual production code.) UPDATE: It’s hard to believe that this code isn’t malicious, but it’s just possible that it was put… Read more »
These are dates in a format like “2010-05-17T09:30:47-04:00” optionally including date, time and time zone, which are commonly found in XML documents. In .NET you can just use DateTime.Parse(), but… Read more »
Suppose that you start a server application like JBoss and get an error message like this one: 14:13:51,561 ERROR [AbstractKernelController] Error installing to Start: name=jboss.remoting:protocol=rmi,service=JMXConnectorServer state=Create mode=Manual requiredState=Installed java.rmi.server.ExportException: Port… Read more »
A “ship party” is a celebration held when your product is ready to ship. Apparently the ones at Microsoft get pretty wild.
In a development of world-shaking importance, Alex Papadimoulis announces a new technique that can totally eliminate the problem of bad code.
I got a request for Sean Hickey’s original aLinks code. Here it is Download …but be warned that it has some serious bugs. However it includes features that are not… Read more »