A Right Barrel Load Of Articles

Mon 21 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Another barrel full of interesting things out there on the Internet.

Technology

WordPress For iPhone
A new application for the iPhone to manage your WordPress blog. Needless to say I am looking forward to this.

CherryPal out sweetens Apple with 2W, ultra-cheap PC
A tiny low power PC for $250 ...

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Interesting Project – iUI

Sun 20 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

I stumbled across iUI this weekend. It provides a UI for developing iPhone applications that run in MobileSafari that look the same as native iPhone applications.

It provides the following:

  • Create Navigational Menus and iPhone interfaces from standard HTML.
  • Use or knowledge of JavaScript is not required to create basic ...
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I Must Stop Posting Links 19/7

Sat 19 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Some more links… I didn’t mean to make it a regular thing, but I’ll only post a collection of links if I have written a proper post beforehand or it will just turn into a link farm.

Firebuggin’
John Resig will be driving the new Firebug team at ...

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Camvine – Cambridge Visual Networks

Sat 19 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

On Monday I start my new job at Camvine, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to do some shameless promotion for the company.

The company is about delivering digital information to network connected displays with the flagship product being CODA. You have CODAlinks which allows you to connect ...

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Tablet PCs And The Multi-Touch Future

Fri 18 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Over the past six months I have actually got to use some tablet PCs, and I wonder why any company pursues that market unless it is seriously high margins. For a start the power of these computers are some way off the cutting edge both by processor and graphically. Also ...

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Interesting Articles Today 18/7

Fri 18 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Some interesting links…

The Big X Window Manager Guide (with Screenshots)
A comprehensive look at window managers for X, with added screenshot goodness.

Build a Basic Newspaper style layout with WordPress and jQuery
Mainly because I still haven’t got round to designing a new look for this blog.

nVidia ...

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Collection of Links

Thu 17 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Here are a few links I found interesting over the past few days.

15 Resources To Get You Started With jQuery From Scratch
I’m trying to research into JQuery at the moment and this is a good introduction.

Why programmers should play Go
Interesting article about extra-curricular activities that ...

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I Was Reading The Internet All Wrong

Thu 17 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

My way of surfing the Internet up until last week was to go through the links in my bookmarks (hosted on delicious) and see if there was anything I wanted to read. It’s a very long-winded approach to surfing the Internet that requires knowing what was there before and ...

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Bad User Interfaces – Console Controllers

Wed 16 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

I sometimes think its old age or something but I think modern console controllers are completely useless. I played Grand Theft Auto 4 on the X-Box 360 and realised the controller was useless, you had shoulder buttons, shoulder analogue buttons, a direction pad, plenty of buttons, an analogue stick, and ...

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WordPress – 2.6 Released

Tue 15 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

I only started using WordPress last week and I have been completely in awe of its features and how much it is a step forward from Blogger.

Now a week later my Dashboard is informing me WordPress 2.6 is out and did I want to upgrade. The new features ...

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Clang Static Analysis

Tue 15 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

The Clang Project (a C/C++/Objective-C front-end for the LLVM) has recently released the LLVM/Clang Static Analyzer.

I’m a bit of a fan of static analysis, having posted quite a few times on my previous blog about Lint. Lint is much more comprehensive than the new one ...

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New Hosting – Clook

Mon 14 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

I wanted to use WordPress for my blog, hence abandoning Blogspot, but I needed to find a hosting service that would allow me to do so.

I did lots of searching and decided to steer well clear of the cheap’n'cheerful hosts because I could read too many horror ...

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Firefox 3 On The Mac

Mon 14 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Firefox is my browser of choice on the Mac mainly because I can’t live without my Add-Ons.

To make Firefox more Mac-like I recommend the two following Add-Ons:

  • GrApple Deicious (Blue) – Is a theme for Firefox that makes it look very close to Safari. Simply it looks like a ...
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Fostering Innovation

Sun 13 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

A difficulty with any company is keeping up that spirit of innovation when it is established. Different companies approach is in different ways or even not at all, so it is always interesting to hear how they approach it.

One of my favourite articles of recent times (which inspired the ...

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Enthusiasm About Technology – iPhone 2.0

Sun 13 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

I did start to write a post about my enthusiasm for technology, and more specifically how using Macs and the iPhone has been generally a pleasure. Then I suffered from the iBrick upgrade for my iPhone and got all depressed…

After persevering for several attempts, the upgrade took, and then ...

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This Blog Has Moved To http://blog.programmerslog.com

Thu 10 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Hi everyone.

This blog has now moved to Programmer's Log at its own domain using Wordpress. The content of this blog will remain, but all new posts will be made at the Programmer's Log. I've already posted a minor update to the TortoiseSVN Visual Studio integration.

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Google Open Source

Thu 10 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Recently Google has been opening up more and more of its code, obviously hosting it on Google Code. I thought I’d highlight a few of them.

Google C++ Testing Framework
Google’s framework for writing C++ tests on a variety of platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Windows CE ...

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TortoiseSVN Visual Studio Integration

Wed 09 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

I developed this Visual Studio integration whilst migrating a previous company (NC Graphics) from Visual SourceSafe to the brave new world of Subversion.  Developing is a bit of a strong word since it is only a settings file for Visual Studio, but it does the job admirably in a non-intrusive ...

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So It Begins

Wed 09 July 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Welcome to the Programmer’s Log (although I do wonder if it should be called Programmer Slog).

This is really a continuation of my previous blog Garry’s Bit Patterns, but using WordPress, and on my own domain. I did consider importing all of the articles but it is best ...

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A more idealistic time...

Sun 22 June 2008 by Garry Bodsworth

Here in the UK we had an episode of The Money Programme broadcast on the BBC called Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World. Follow the link to see it on the iPlayer.

An interesting part of this is Steve Wozniak: How it began which is highlighted and can ...

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