We go camping a couple times per year and every time it comes to making meals I get a little frustrated when I have to look in multiple places for things I need. Hunting around in Rubbermaid containers for spoons, spatulas, spices and paper plates - while food is on a hot camp stove - … Continue reading Chuck Box
It this thing on? ...checks the date of the last post... August 12, 2015. Over 4 years of neglect. Oops.
A couple months ago I purchased a new color scanner (thanks, Vista) - a Canon LiDE70. I noticed a few weeks ago that I was having problems scanning color images, and it popped up again this weekend. I would get these very odd colored, horizontal lines through the image, most visible on black and dark … Continue reading Scanner
As I've mentioned on here before and I'm sure you're aware, I've been running Vista since around January. I've been running it on my desktop and laptop at home but haven't made the cut-over at work yet. For the most part, the first impressions are gone; although I'm always running into new things with it … Continue reading On Windows Vista
I'm currently reading a couple of very good books (tech books of course): Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art by Steve McConnell - At work we're running into a very concrete need for better and more realistic estimates, so I figured I'd do a little reading. Once I get done with this I may pull … Continue reading Technology Books I’m Currently Reading
In the same vain as another post, I or someone needs to write a Visual Studio 2005 add-in for managing the Break on Exception feature. Specifically, be able to create profiles that can easily be switched between during debugging sessions that would enable/disable breaking into the deubber on certain types of exceptions but not other. … Continue reading Note to self: Another Software Idea
Version 1.1 of Chef included a new feature for submitting crash reports if they happen in the wild. When one happens, the user has the option to send one in along with any comments and their email address (optional). It has always sounded like a good feature to have, but it took me some time … Continue reading Error Reporting