This is an addendum to my Airport Extreme Mini Review that I posted a couple of days ago. I’ve been using the Airport Extreme for the weekend, and I’m still happy with it. Backing up the laptop to a USB drive plugged into the Airport Extreme was easy, and although it’s not a documented feature, […]
Archive for March, 2008
I picked up an Airport Extreme base station from Apple this week. I’ve had trouble with the wireless router I’ve been using on and off, and now that my laptop has N, I wanted an N base station. Plus, the Mac laptops can use Time Machine to back up to a drive hanging off the […]
SmugMug is an online photo sharing site that has a powerful API. I’ve been looking for a Mac based bulk uploader that will do things like skip duplicates and couldn’t find one, so I set out to write one using Flex Builder and Adobe AIR. I’m not done yet, but I’ve got all the pieces […]
Link rot is an epidemic. Websites are owned by marketing people, who don’t consider whether you’ll still be able to link to their current stuff in 5 years. The Web needs an indirection layer, something that you can link to, that will always point to current information about any given topic, product, or service. Turns […]
I’ve been slowly moving in to my new 15″ MacBook Pro, which is slowly becoming my main system at home. It’s got decent video (average FPS in World of Warcraft is over 60, and that’s with options cranked up), good enough for the gaming I still do on the PC (most of it is on […]
I managed to get WordPress to let me post images again (after upgrading WordPress), so here’s a few more. That last one is a massive panorama I put together using Photoshop CS3. I didn’t post the whole file – I doubt anyone really wants to see over 100 meg worth of my snowy back yard.
Actually a Snow Night.. here’s what it looks like outside: And it’s not done coming down yet!
Here’s a blog post by Jim Springfield at Microsoft about IntelliSense in Visual Studio 10. I like to hear that IntelliSense is going to be fixed, but I’ve been hearing that for many versions of Visual Studio now, and I have a hard time believing it. IntelliSense for C++ code has always been unreliable in […]