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How to hang a picture (or how to manage jr programmers) or taken one step further... How to gather project requirements.

Check out this pointedly prolific prose from The Spurious Pundit (via a post on Scott Hanselman's Blog - ComputerZen.com) Picture Hanging In it, the author describes how new managers can get into trouble by giving junior developers what they...


In dire need of an Xbox ???

If you are like me and didn't get that Xbox you wanted for Christmas, you probably have been searching high and low for one since. After searching EVERY local store this week that might even carry video game hardware and checking all the major...


Solved a tough problem today: Using a dropdown list with autopostback that updates data in the row inside a repeater.

I was finishing up development for a project we are wrapping up today and one of the last things I was working on was a fairly simple administrative page (so I thought!). On this page I had two lists of documents that are associated with a...


Some Parting Thoughts before the Weekend

A few days ago I was in a Counting Crows mood and I was listening to my library of their songs. There's nothing like 60 Counting Crows songs in a row to make you reflect upon life, love and all that crap. Anyway, while enjoying I jotted down a few...


A funny AIM message from way back

I thought I would share something that I keep at the bottom of my inbox. It's always there if I need to put a smile on my face. I got this message on AIM from a co-worker way back in September of 2001: mark: hey? dan: what's up mark: I think...


Project Management at its best...

I wish I could say I've never been involved it a project like this, but we all know better... http://ianwhite.is-a-geek.net/PermaLink.aspx?guid=0ac66f08-5eac-4796-a881-83fc12d5061f from Ian White


Why I've been quiet lately

I apologize to my two fans for not posting regularly over the past couple of weeks. Sadly, I hear from them that my posts are the only thing that keeps them going. Well part of the problem is laziness - on my part that is. But I really have been...


The Power Strip Liberator Classic

The Power Strip Liberator Classic - I need about 50 of those things. http://www.sousley.com/270/1174.htm I love things that make my life easier!


Mandatory training before posting to forums...

Someone posted a link to this on a forum that I regularly read: http://www.starterupsteve.com/swf/posting.html It should be required training for everyone on every discussion board on the internet!! And it's funny, too.


The Marco Polo Design Methodology - I've been involved in way to many of these projects.

Chuck Bryan has a nice little tongue-in-cheek blurb about Marco Polo Softwared Design Methodology. “Marco”... “Polo”... I must be getting close. “Marco”... “Polo”... Damn, they moved again!