Jon Udell points us to some funny mistargeted ads: (Click to enlarge) It took me a while to see what was wrong with the latter.
OSNews publishes an article entitled “Why Free Software Matters”, but actually it’s about open standards. I like open standards, but I’m not sure if I like free software so much.
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 noticed Sun released the first Early Access of Java Studio Creator to the public. So I downloaded and tested it for a bit. Most of the screenshots in this post are clickable. JSC is written entirely in Java and uses Swing for the GUI which causes it to use an extraordinary amount of memoryContinue reading “A First Java Studio Creator Session”
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”
DiveIntoMark: I can read my Yahoo mail in Lynx. I can shop at Amazon in Lynx. If your web site doesnt work in Lynx, your web site is thoroughly, thoroughly fucked. NOTE TO SERGEY BRIN: fire one of your PhDs, and use the money to buy yourself a cluestick. Then beat your developers with itContinue reading ““I dream of Gmail””
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”
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
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”