Sunday, October 05 2008
I had a production system go down this week - one minute no problem, the next, critical functionality stopped working. Worse, it didn’t die because something broke - it went down by design. And did so without warning.
Wednesday, October 08 2008 random
Saturday, October 11 2008 ux
So I’m involved with a project that’s includes finally deploying Office 2007 throughout the office, and the #1 source of comments from users is the Ribbon. While some like it, most don’t - and some are downright creative in their commentary.
Friday, October 24 2008 ux
I’ve noticed a disturbing trend - it seems that all kinds of systems are getting slower and slower, almost as though usability is being deliberately sacrificed for other factors.
Saturday, October 25 2008 professional
A friend emailed me an interesting quote:
Wednesday, October 29 2008 csharp
It seems the information deluge has started, and the first piece of good news about C# 4.0 is the introduction of contravariance and covariance for delegates and interfaces.
Thursday, October 30 2008 smart-code
Catching up on my blog reading, I came across a gem demonstrating use of the Aggregate() method from Linq’s Enumerable static class.
Thursday, October 30 2008 deployment
My whitepaper on WiX techniques has been updated to correct an error.