Monthly Archives: March 2013

How Google crushed and abandoned the RSS industry

Embrace, extend, extinguish: How Google crushed and abandoned the RSS industry Summary: Most of the commentary I’ve read so far about the loss of Google Reader has been about its use as an RSS client. But that’s a red herring. The … Continue reading

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md5 for hello world

I was playing around with Windows 8, and I found a tool called HashMe that will calculate hashes based on files.. this is great, I’m glad to have found this app.. Windows 8 rocks! Here are 20 different hashes for … Continue reading

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new version of sqldom.sourceforge.net

I love love love this stored procedure, it allows you to spider HTML and easily parse it using SQL Server. http://sqldom.sourceforge.net/ I’m SUPER excited to get home from work today, because there is a new version of this sproc (with … Continue reading

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syscolumns is going away

Remove deprecated system tables in SQL Server 2012 As part of a cleanup we’re looking at our 2012 servers for any DEPRECATION_FINAL_SUPPORT events (via Trace), and came across several caused by SQL Prompt (5.3.0.3): syscolumns will be removed in the … Continue reading

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Huginn, an Open Source IFTTT / Yahoo Pipes

Open source if this than that.. fascinating, I will have to play with this. http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/1ac5cx/huginn_an_open_source_ifttt_yahoo_pipes/

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Setting up a Percona/Galera MySQL Cluster

Does anyone out there do anything with mysql clustering ? I would like to try this stuff sometime soon. http://vitobotta.com/percona-xtradb-cluster/

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Windows 8 developer frustrations

interesting perspective about Windows 8 developer frustrations Why are there no great Windows 8 apps? Because of WinRT. A developers view Let’s face it, there are no great apps for Windows 8 and the number of trashy apps is also … Continue reading

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Slow machines for developers to make more efficient code ?

Interesting thread.. I’m all for giving developers slow machines http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/13623/does-giving-a-developer-a-slower-development-machine-result-in-faster-more-effic

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Microsoft is escalating its efforts to bring the latest version of Internet Explorer to more than 700 million personal computers in an attempt to re-establish the software maker's browser as the best way to surf the Web.

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