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LastTab 3.0a1
LastTab 3.0a1 Been a long time since I've posted about LastTab, this is a random topic blog after all. In any case I've decided to release what I've been working on for a while, since late 2008 actually. I haven't worked continuously on...
Posted: Mon, Sep 27 2010 1:28 AM by Humpty
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Writing efficient SQL article
Writing Efficient SQL: Set-Based Speed Phreakery Just read a fantastic article that dissected some SQL code that generated a running total report over a million rows in less than a second; thought I'd pass it on. Even if you're not "a SQL...
Posted: Sun, Feb 7 2010 4:40 PM by Humpty | with 2 comment(s)
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Geeky programming stuff
So I'm still working on LastTab 3. Yeah I know I mentioned this in late 2008, but a sudden impromptu job search last year shifted my energies elsewhere. In any case I'm back to it. I'm actually not going to talk about LastTab specifically...
Posted: Sun, Jan 17 2010 11:08 PM by Humpty
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LastTab update
I normally don't like to comment on things I'm working on because I don't want to encourage vaporware, but I'm really happy with the progress of LastTab 3.0. I've been feeling very creative lately working on it and a project at my...
Posted: Fri, Nov 14 2008 7:31 PM by Humpty | with 2 comment(s)
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eBay intuition
I've been really thinking about building my own PVR (personal video recorder) a la TiVo, but amazingly you can't buy them! Well there is TiVo but I don't want to pay a monthly subscription for it, and I don't want to pay more for digital cable just so...
Posted: Mon, Dec 31 2007 10:07 AM by Humpty
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Life in the Land of Linux
A couple of weeks ago I took the plunge, wiped my hard drive and installed Linux. After having backed up roughly 50 GB of data I was ready. One thing I had to get accustomed to rather quickly was choosing which flavor of Linux I wanted. Like how Windows...
Posted: Mon, Oct 22 2007 10:05 PM by Humpty
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Database woes
Why oh why must Microsoft release such a shoddy management tool for SQL Server 2005? The tool I'm referring to is, of course, the "wonderful" SQL Server Management Studio. The first problem is that it's written in .NET. Now I love .NET, truly, it makes...
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 2007 7:30 PM by Humpty | with 10 comment(s)
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Web hosting woes
Oh what a weekend I've had. Let me just say that ASPnix sucks as a web host! They were the latest hoster that I've been with, 3 and counting. These guys were good when I first signed up with them last year and came with tons of recommendations from the...
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 2007 5:18 PM by Humpty
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Windows Vista sucks!
I think I'm going to switch to using Linux on my home computer, seriously. I have Windows XP now like the majority of people, but I've been using Windows Vista at work since December. Maybe it just needs a service pack release but as it stands now it...
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 2007 3:03 PM by Humpty
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My feelings on Tab Mix Plus
I've just released LastTab 2.0.5 and it fixes a problem on Mac OS that finally allows LastTab's tab list to function properly on it, well coupled with Firefox 2.0. I was actually somewhat reluctant to even release the fix though after reading...
TimothyHumphrey.WebControls 1.4
After a long long long delay I've finally released version 1.4 of my web controls! The most developed control in it is the MainMenu , which you can tell from the name is a menu control for ASP.NET. Why release it when ASP.NET 2.0 already has a menu...
Posted: Fri, Sep 22 2006 3:13 AM by Humpty
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I've had it with CSS!!
I am sick to death of CSS and I ain't gonna take it no more. Why is it so damned difficult to lay out elements horizontally on the page! Geezus. I want to move away from layout tables, trust me, I do, but not being able to lay out elements horizontally...
Posted: Tue, Aug 29 2006 5:17 PM by Humpty | with 2 comment(s)
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Web of Thoughts
I was reading the latest Scientific American issue and read an article about experts. It basically stated that experts in a field, whatever field it is, owe their success to effortful study. It makes sense: the more you study, the more passion you put...
Kyocera Slider Remix KX5
Verizon has been a pain for me ever since I signed up with them because the reception is horrible where I live. You know that old joke your grandpa would tell you about how he had to walk to school on one leg in the snow with rabid dogs chasing him? Well...
Posted: Thu, Jun 8 2006 8:44 PM by Humpty | with 1 comment(s)
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LastTab 2.0
It's almost 3 in the morning and I really should be in bed right now, but whenever I release new software I'm excited by it. So, I've finally released the latest update to LastTab , my tabbed browsing Firefox extension. This version adds support for tab...
Posted: Wed, May 31 2006 2:52 AM by Humpty | with 1 comment(s)
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