Category Archives: General PC Usage

Inventing Worlds

I know there are some things about Software Development I really like, while there are other parts that I really don’t like. I’ve often wondered, mostly as fleeting thoughts lost in the bustle of a work day, what causes the … Continue reading

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User Experience: Find the Send Button

I typically use Gmail; I do have a Hotmail account and needed to use that for something the other day. I typed up my new message, and had to hunt for the Send button. It took about 5-10 seconds. I … Continue reading

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DuckDuckGo FTW

On a trial basis I’ve been using DuckDuckGo instead of Google for searches. You can even set Chrome up to use DuckDuckGo for queries typed into its “omnibar.” Today DuckDuckGo earned this blog post from me. I wanted to know … Continue reading

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Digging For Requirements

I think my favorite programming book of all time is The Pragmatic Programmer. It was the first introduction I had to being more intentional with my programming. There were certain types of programming patterns that felt good, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Keep Local Copies Up-to-Date Automatically

A coworker sent me this today; this idea had never crossed my mind: Not sure if you’ve already got something setup to automatically update your svn checkouts, but thought I’d mention this.  I just created a .bat file: <span style="color: … Continue reading

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