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Crossroads – Epilogue

The crossroads turned out to be a busy intersection with no crosswalks or pedestrian lights. You know, sometimes all the motivational talk that’s thrown at you, and your own will to persevere against all odds, and that fighting spirit that … Continue reading

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Another Crossroads

Alas, he am I at another crossroads. Looking for work in a new town, and it isn’t going well.  I’m trying to make the most of my technical experience, but that’s really hard when it’s “messy”. I’m not saying it’s … Continue reading

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RAM!

8 big fat Gigs of RAM on the dev machine. And 64-bit Windows 7. W00t!

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Those Who Wait

Everything comes to those who wait, right? I’m pretty good at waiting. You might even say I’m too patient for my own good. I finally have the job that fits me perfectly. It took thirteen months- this time. Last time … Continue reading

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The Control-G Bomb

In the late 80’s, I once worked in an environment where people had to read their company email once per shift on community VT terminals (and emulators) in the middle of the production floor. In the VT100 character set, the … Continue reading

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Setting Mouse Pointer for Busy javascript

I have a web app that takes 10 seconds or more to load up.  For the first few seconds, the mouse pointer is the “busy” image, then it goes back to the regular pointer even though there’s a bunch of … Continue reading

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validORM from Brian Swartzfager

Brian has just released a tool to help build Cf ORM files that have ValidateThis support here. Tried to run it.  Must have something missing.  Doesn’t go.  Left a comment for Mr. Shwartzfager.  Will try tomorrow. (the very next day…) … Continue reading

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