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Just installed Tablet PC 2005

Just installed Tablet PC 2005

I just installed TabletPC 2005 and, as far as I can tell, the biggest different is how you enter text data.   There are several new modes, including a character by character entry field.  Most useful however, is that a text entry window comes up just underneath the field you want...

Tablet PC

Tablet PC

I finally got a chance to play with a Tablet PC earlier this week.  One of the nect projects I am working on is Tablet PC project for a health care firm.  I took a look at the Tablet PC developer site and found We Rock 24/7.  At first I thought it was somehow...

Planes and Hurricanes Don’t Mix

Planes and Hurricanes Don’t Mix

I left Richmond yesterday at around 1:30, drove up to DC to catch a flight back to NJ (long story), finally arrived at home at 11PM last night. The good news is that I barely avoided all the tornado warnings in northen VA on the drive up. That was exciting....

Blogging via Pocket PC

Blogging via Pocket PC

I’m currently out of town on business and I didn’t need my own laptop. Instead, I brought my Pocket PC. Right now, I am enjoying the free WiFi at the hotel and checking up on all my email getting ready for tomorrow. I do so love technology.

And he looks so healthy

And he looks so healthy

Here’s a shock: former President Bill Clinton to undergo cardiac bypass surgery. To look at him, Bill Clinton looks like the picture of health. 58 years old and he jogs every day. You would never guess he would need open heart surgery. It would appear that my dad is a...

Just in Time for Halloween

Just in Time for Halloween

Sure, Halloween is nearly two months away, but you can get your chills and good .NET information on Dot Net Maniac. The logo is creepy and you have to give him props for the creative domain name. For those that like martial arts movies, take heart. I’m working on developing...

Whidbey/ASP.NET 2.0 IDE Improvements Overview

Whidbey/ASP.NET 2.0 IDE Improvements Overview

MSDN has this interesting overview of Whidbey’s features. For the “Been There, Done That” crowd, even you might be surprised at what you’ll see. It’s a very succint article that covers everything from Master Pages to improvements to HTML editing. For the newbie, you will be delighted and wonder why...

Rory Blyth, Blogger, Coder, and All Around Renaissance Man

Rory Blyth, Blogger, Coder, and All Around Renaissance Man

Rory Blyth is truly a renaissance man for our times. He writes code. He blogs. He gives speeches at MDSN events. He cohosts DotNet Rocks. He draws cartoons. He even writes songs. Is there anything Rory Blyth can’t do?

Project Codenames

Project Codenames

Half the fun of software development are project codenames. The purpose of project names is to give a team something to rally around and, in the tech world, they must sound cool and look good on a t-shirt. The technology business is all about t-shirts. Yahoo is running an interesting...

Looks Like I Switched Just In Time

Looks Like I Switched Just In Time

DonXML reveals that Optimum Online now blocks port 25, the port for outgoing SMTP traffic. This means that you can no longer run a mail server on your Optimum Online connection. I can still send outbound mails to SMTP server, but I wonder for how long. It’s only a matter...