Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Tablet Problem for Microsoft

If Microsoft wants to sell tablets and phones it needs apps. What it needs even more is the internet, unless the browser on their tablets and phones is compatible with webkit and better it wont run the sites people need … Continue reading

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You know you are reading a bad book when…

  If you put an illustration like this in a book you are smoking crack. Exactly what percentage of readers don’t know what a toolbar is, yet read a book called “Beginning IOS5 Development”.  

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Windows Phone Development

I’m wondering why people develop for Windows phone 7. Is it because the browser is so bad that it wont run HTML5 apps?

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Detecting Pending Changes in ASP.NET MVC

Please please do not do this. This is why people hate their software. It fixes a problem in the developer’s mind not in the user’s mind. Here is the issue at hand.  Say, user pulled up an entry form and … Continue reading

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Shoot the Tool – TechCrunch Luddite Rant

Wow, Talk about shooting the tool. I do not want my children learning math proofs on iPads. TechCrunch insists they are not going on a luddite rant while going on a luddite rant. Yes iPads are not ready to take … Continue reading

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Evernote vs. OneNote

I wanted a new clipping application keep notes and ideas. It came down to OneNote vs. Evernote but it quickly became one sided. Evernote just works in more places. Chrome and on my WebOS phone put it over the top. … Continue reading

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ASP.NET Minification

Hey this actually looks nice. ASP.NET will do minification and developers do not have to do anything. I’d like to see it in action but the description seems like it is easy to use, test and customise.

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Web Form Usability

The web is not short on guides and how-to pages for creating a new form and Smashing Magazine seems to be a company that throws out a lot of content, usually, but not always of a high standard. This time … Continue reading

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