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Community Server Rotating Header Images for Paperclip Theme

Community Server Rotating Header Images for Paperclip Theme

Last week after adding Eric Duncan’s PostIcon mod, I decided to do some other UI mods to my site. Most of the changes were done to give it a cleaner look: changing the home page to show excerpts only, removing some of the left side content, adding…

Need an older version? Check out OldVersion.com

“Because newer is not always better”  There is an FTP program that I have been using for years (since about 1997) and therefore I have become very comfortable with it. It is one of the first things that gets installed on each new computer that I own…

The best control from the AJAX Control Toolkit - Validator Callout Extender

The best control from the AJAX Control Toolkit - Validator Callout Extender

I have used a couple of controls from the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit , namely the Animation Extender and the Drop Shadow for the AJAX Showcase . But today I spent some time with the new Validator Callout Extender. I have to tell you that I…

Windows Developer Power Tools in the wild!

Jim’s post and picture explain it all. He looks like a happy man, doesn’t he?   I’ll write some more about the book a bit later - like where you can go to meet a large bunch of people who contributed to it as well as the two authors.

Eric A. Duncan's MiXX PostIcon rocks!

If you’re reading this post from my site rather than through RSS and you happened to come via the home page or some other post listing page then you may have seen the new post icons listed beside some of the post titles. How easy was it to do that…

WhatIWantMost Let's start coding, monkey!

WhatIWantMost Let's start coding, monkey!

I’ve been getting cards and letters from people I don’t even know asking, “Hey, how about a status update on WIWM!“. Being beholden (a recent addition to my vocab thanks to the illustrious Clark Marx) to you, my dear audience, I cannot refuse such…

Hey Santa, how 'bout that pony?!?

Dear Santa, Is there an age limit on getting a pony for Christmas?  A man in his mid-thirties has as much right to a Christmas pony as a 8 year old girl, right?  My wife says there is an age limit and I am well past it, but she doesn’t know anything…

The secrets to long life

The quote of the day on my Google homepage is: “My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.”   - Henny Youngman This reminds me of my great-grandmother that lived to 100+ and passed away a few…

WhatIWantMost Starting off with .netTiers

WhatIWantMost Starting off with .netTiers

In my last post I took a first pass at designing the database for WhatIWantMost.com. The next step is to use CodeSmith and .netTiers to generate… well, um… the .NET Tiers. Using .netTiers in as easy as they say it is on the site. Really, all…

MS Virtual Desktop Manager

After reading Scott’s post about Virtual Desktop Manager , one of Microsoft’s XP PowerToys, I decided to give it a try. Like everyone else I have about a gazillion applications open at once and this little tools sounded like a good way to keep…