At work yesterday I created my first Visual Studio Addin. Now that I know how to do it, I'm going to create one for something I've always wanted: launch windows explorer on a folder in the solution explorer. There apparently used to be a powertoy for this feature, but that was for VS2003.
Last week, Justin Long proclaimed his desire to be a gamer. So he ordered a new PC and it arrived early this week. It's kinda hard to be a gamer when all you have at your disposal is Minesweeper and Solitaire, so he had to order Myst IV and Battlefield 2 (to join us in … Continue reading Justin’s a Gamer
Last night the Cardinals took a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Pretty unbelievable. The games so far have been very fun ones to watch. You can definitely tell the difference between the young and relatively inexperienced Tigers and the veteran Cardinals. One thing's for sure, regardless of the outcome, the Tigers are going to … Continue reading Series lead
As of last week, there is a new member of my cubicle here at work. It's a nice green plant that Ana potted and sent with me. We've given it a name here too - Edward McConaughey. That's right, distant relative to Matthew. It's been pretty nice having a little green at my desk. I … Continue reading New Cubicle Member
As I watched the Cardinals beat the Tigers tonight I sat and redid most of the toolbar icons for Chef. Every now and then it's nice to take a break from coding, and for those times there is plenty of graphics and documentation work to be done. Here's what the current toolbar looks like. What … Continue reading Icon update
As promised a while back, I have a few comments on the short time I've been a member of myspace. First, a quick background. I've been quite curious of the whole social networking fad that has been going on. As such, I first joined Facebook to get a peek at what it was all about. … Continue reading MySpace
A week or so ago in Chef, I needed to add some multithreaded code. At the time, I saw a few things that were going to be issues in a multithreaded environment, so I quickly put some syncronization code around critical resources. I didn't feel like taking the time right then to really think it … Continue reading You just can’t rush multithreading