I’ve been helping out Phillip and Matt the past few days with xNote, an open source C# OPML browser. Here’s a screenshot of what we have so far: I just


A burn from Robert Scoble, who will start working for Microsoft May 12th: “How did Microsoft get to where it is today? They had incompetent competitors.” Some would argue it’s

Strange Googling

Those looking for proof that Google is far from perfect need only look as far as my hit counter. Apparently I’m the best source of information for “java swt” (rather

Administering A and B

I realised that test suites are the best way to administer A and B tests. You keep the tests where they always were but move them between Test Suite A

More on Unit Tests

I was talking to Jim today about this problem with JUnit and came up with a solution. Give unit your test methods classifications. For example, the team wants to ensure

Comments: Ouch!

I believe it’s incompetent competition from a business standpoint and not necessarily a technical one… until word 2000 and windows xp … windows apps were awful (i was a full

Disruptive Interviews

There’s a good reason why some technology/thinking is called “disruptive”. Disruptiveness screws with the status quo; the nice comfortable bed a company has made for themselves. The bigger the company,

Blogging Might Get You Fired

It’s dead easy to start a blog these days, and so we see more people doing it. Once they have a blog, people will talk about anything online — it’s

What’s Going On Here?

OK, so if you don’t know me (or even if you do) you might be asking yourself that question. Why do I talk about Eclipse in one post and then

Using Ant’s FTP Task

I’m going to be doing AudioMan’s builds on one machine and uploading them to a web server with FTP so people can download them. The easiest way to do this