Amazon Release Date Delivery

Amazon just keeps getting better.  I’ve recently discovered that they are now offering release date delivery of certain Video Games.  You pay around $5.95 or a buck more than standard shipping to get it sooner, but the deal gets even sweeter if you have a Prime subscription where…

Visual Voicemail and Sprint

I’ve been a Sprint customer for over 4 years and even with sometimes spotty coverage I’ve been pleased with the service for the price. So today I receive a voice mail from a contractor coming out to do some work on the house and thought that I’d…

Using Scrum to control complex software

Everything in Scrum… is a time box (aka sprint), so things don’t go on forever is done with cross functional teams who don’t need to be managed has a constrained team size ( under 8 people ) has to achieve some form of a shippable product at the end of…

PDC 2008 Silverlight Videos

Microsoft Expression Blend: Tips & Tricks http://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/PC47/ Microsoft Silverlight 2: Control Model http://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/PC29/ Styling a Silverlight based Twitter application with Expression Blend 2 http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Dan/Celso-Gomes-Styling-a-Silverlight-based-Twitter-application-with-Expression-Blend-2/ Helpful Links: Snoop (WPF Debugging utility) Nibbles Tutorials (Redesigned silverlight…

PDC 2008 Web Related Videos

I’ve compiled a list of PDC sessions that cover topics related to the new features of ASP.NET and Visual Studio. “Since 1991, the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) has been Microsoft’s premier gathering of leading-edge developers and architects. Attend the PDC to understand the future of the Microsoft…

Google Chrome Browser Thoughts

For years we have been accustomed to the tabbed browser interface and how helpful this is to manage your browsing sessions. This trend in software has been so successful that its hard to imagine a browser without these tabs. There is no doubt that while viewing a large collection the…

Clearing CSS Floats

Here’s a quick tip that will be useful for dealing with content that “overflows” outside of the normal boundaries. Any web designer I’m sure has encountered this issue at some point or another and you may be surprised to find how easy it is to correct. In this…

Creating online forms with Google Docs and WuFoo

Designing the login form was one thing, but how about if you wanted to create something a little more lengthy and use it to obtain meaningful data from your readers. Well you may just find what you’re looking for using Google Doc’s new form builder. This is just…