Somebody pointed me at VisioModeller a free (database) modelling application by Microsoft. May be hande if you don’t own Visio and don’t want to use Dia. (Click to enlarge)


I hate to post about Mark Pilgrim every day, but once again he posted a great article. For those who don’t know Mark’s background, he does a lot of work on accessiblity (currently at IBM) and co-authored Atom, which might be the follow up of RSS. Today he covers C|Net’s new incompatible RSS format. OhContinue reading “Hot RSS”

Running Linux and Windows concurrently

Cooperative Linux: Cooperative Linux is the first working free and open source method for optimally running Linux on Microsoft Windows natively. More generally, Cooperative Linux (short-named coLinux) is a port of the Linux kernel that allows it to run cooperatively alongside another operating system on a single machine. For instance, it allows one to freelyContinue reading “Running Linux and Windows concurrently”

Sun’s business plan

James Robertson: What truly amazes me about Sun is their business plan — Java loses them money, costs MS little or nothing, and shovels money at IBM. It’s an amazing thing to watch, really — business schools will end up writing case studies on it… :P

FreeTextBox 2.0

If you’re an ASP.NET programmer you might be interested in FreeTextBox 2.0. A free WYSIWYG browser editor component. That allows you to visually edit HTML text.New features in 2.0: Cross-browser support (Mozilla 1.3+, PC/IE 5+) Button/DropDown feedback Localization (create your own language files) Inline toolbar customization Back button support in IE Office 2003 Style ExternalContinue reading “FreeTextBox 2.0”