Last night I conducted a little research into free/opensource UML diagramming tools for Windows. I've done this search a few times during the past several years and have tried a variety of the top-dogs. The best one I can recall was ArgoUML but it's UI behaved so annoyingly unpredictable that I ended up ditching it … Continue reading StarUML
Can someone please tell me why on earth I was just asked if I wanted to install Google Desktop when installing Java's new runtime? I don't enjoy using Java apps, and this sure doesn't help its case with me. Seriously, it's a runtime platform. Don't ask if I want to install 3rd party helper applications! … Continue reading JRE and Google Desktop?!
This is the area where, over night last night, some individual(s) spent approximately $700 of my money. At a Wal-Mart, a Popeye's Chicken, and a Shell gas station. This morning I received a call from my bank, saying they wanted to validate some suspicious activity on my debit card. The gentleman mentioned they were from … Continue reading New Orleans
Today marks a year since I started regularly exercising. Every weekday after work I'm in my basement lifting, with very few exceptions (which has been a pleasant surprise). Now that the weather is turning nice, we'll be able to get our bikes out and get back into that routine too. Wooo!
Ok folks, you can all stop your typing and/or compiling. Mr. Scott Fenstermacher has heeded the call (unexpectedly, I might add since it was a wish-list item type of thing) and delivered a perfect little utility for this very thing. In summary, or in case you are too lazy to scroll down 2 posts and … Continue reading Software Idea part 2
Ana just finished making the new Roman Shades for the office, and they look phenomenal. Have a look, clicking goes to the gallery. A couple weeks ago, she also made the new curtains for our family room. Way to go Ana, they look awesome!
I would like a software product that would allow me to define "profiles" of windows services to be running or stopped. For instance, there are times when I'm not on my LAN at home and want to code on my laptop. That entails having my sql server instance up and running. But I don't want … Continue reading Note to self: software idea