Archive for October, 2007

Say, Dolly, did you know your last name is an animal (hee hee hee)?

Posted in General on October 18, 2007 by jstevenperry

Bush Cracks Himself Up

Our president, ladies and gentlemen with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama…

IT in the REAL World

Posted in Software Development on October 9, 2007 by jstevenperry

Funny, but true! Click on the read more link below to, well, read more…

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Here’s a site for people with way too much time on their hands

Posted in Software Development on October 9, 2007 by jstevenperry

Messy Code? Stumped? Submit it to be refactored @

Have you got a method that you’re dying to simplify? A class that’s growing out of control? Or an algorithm that you just can’t get working? Submit it to the new, awesome web app Refactor My Code, and have it refactored.

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Microsoft to Release .NET Framework Source Code in v3.5

Posted in Open Source, Software Development on October 9, 2007 by jstevenperry

Check this out:

Microsoft will begin by offering the source code (with source file comments included) for the .NET Base Class Libraries ASP.NET, Windows Forms, ADO.NET, XML, and WPF. The source code will be released under the Microsoft Reference License (MS-RL).

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How cool is that? Not because I think Microsoft is all that great, but because the giant, the behemoth, the 800 pound gorilla is finally getting it: USE THE SOURCE, LUKE! Developers LOVE source code. We love to know how things work, and when you keep us from seeing behind the curtain, from peeking at the wizard, from spotting the 800 pound gorilla in his favorite pink G-String (it could happen), we just can’t get all that excited about your software. Sorry, that’s just how it is.

Only my opinion.