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YOW Conference

Last week, Ben and I attended the YOW Software Developer’s conference at the Brisbane convention centre. It was great! I wasn’t sure if it would be worth the money or not, but I’m really glad that I went. It was

Posted in geek, technical, work

Gravatars

If you’ve ever wondered why some people have a picture next to their name when they leave a comment, then wonder no more! You too can join the elite rank of the pictured cool, simply by getting yourself a gravatar!

Posted in geek, technical, websites

Moblog – the way it should be

I’ve had a moblog account since August, 2004, but today is the first time I’ve actually sent a photo to it via my mobile phone. See, I couldn’t do it with my Nokia 6610 because it didn’t have a camera

Posted in technical

Xml documents and javascript

For the last few days at work, I’ve been struggling to get an Xml document to load properly in a cross-browser friendly way. Seemingly, as is the way with all things browser related, what works in one doesn’t work in

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Minor tweaks

gerrod.com got a few minor tweaks this morning, namely a few updates to the banner and skin (Note: Please press Ctrl+F5 if you see any problems!), and some tweaks to the stylesheet and HTML for validation. As it turns out

Posted in site updates, technical

Are you an end guy, or a middle guy?

I only did a half-day at work today. For the second half, I headed down to Union Square, where Microsoft were holding an MSDN event at the movie cinemas. No, it wasn’t a movie, it was some bird preaching why

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Frustrations

It’s been a frustrating night. Well, not the whole night; Kristy and I dined at a (very) local pub called Murphys, where I had some of the best pork ribs I’ve ever tasted. Not only did all the meat fall

Posted in everyday life, food, gripes, technical

NHibernate

I’ve been playing around with NHibernate for the last few days, as it’s a product I’ve been curious about for some time. If the name sounds familiar, it should – it follows in the tradition of NAnt, NUnit and others

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ReSharper 2.0 EAP

After a long and patient wait, ReSharper 2.0 has finally gone EAP. Resharper is a utility made by the good folk at JetBrains, which brings a lot of functionality available from their award winning Java IDE to the sadly lacking

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My first mobile page: Scrabble fans, take note!

ASP.NET v2 has really ramped up their support for mobile web pages, with a whole host of new mobile web controls, and much better development support built into Whidbey. And, given that DiscountASP.NET is currently giving away free Beta 2

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