First Impressions of Google Wave

Saturday, June 06 2009 random

At their recent developer conference, Google gave the delegates a sneak peek of their new product, Google Wave. You can see the Google Wave demonstrations for yourself on YouTube.

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Quote of the Day

Sunday, June 14 2009 random

Quote of the day, from Matthew Hintzen’s presentation on LINQ, Lambda and Extensions at the Wellington .NET Usergroup CodeCamp 2009:

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Scoped Values

Thursday, June 18 2009 smart-code

Here’s an interesting utility class, a scoped value. This allows you to have a member variable that gets changed for a time, and then automatically restored back to the original value.

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Saturday, June 20 2009 tools

Synergy is a useful wee utility that allows you to share a single keyboard and mouse across multiple machines - kind of a software equivalent to a KVM switch, but for keyboard and mouse only. This is very useful if you have two or more machines located next to each other. While I’ve used it to link two Windows XP machines, Synergy has support for a wide range of operating systems, including Macintosh, Linux (and other Unix variants) and the Windows 9x series.

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