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Month: June 2008

Fix for endless registration loop with Delphi 2006

With the acquisition, our login accounts are being migrated to a new domain.  We are doing this in multiple parts,…

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Resizing the “Bookmark this page” dialog in Firefox 3

I like using the new Firefox 3, but there is a little thing that annoys me.   When you go to…

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A new user to Delphi reports on his annoyances

Branden Tanga posted a list of annoyances with Delphi on his blog.  While there are some legitimate complaints you can…

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Understanding locking issues with multithreaded code

From Joe White’s blog, I came across a link to an interesting article about working with various locking models when…

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Evans Data’s 2008 IDE User Satisfaction Survey

Evans Data has released their 2008 edition of their Integrated Development Environments User Satisfaction Survey.  They surveyed actual IDE users…

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Good help (Delphi programmers) is hard to find

I was just reading a post on Bart Roozendaal’s Sevensteps blog titled “Are Delphi programmersa dying breed?”.  The title pretty…

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I really want a Dalek surveillance cam for my office

I saw this linked to on Boing Boing, a remote control Dalek toy outfitted with a pinhole security camera with…

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Is there ever a good reason to “Google Bomb”?

I was just reading this article in Computer world about a political blogger, Chris Bowers, using a tactic called “Google…

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Adding SQL Server logins and user accounts for multiple databases in one pass

We have a few applications that include bits that are service applications.  These applications talk to SQL Server databases and…

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Sign the "danah boyd proper case" petition

Jeff Atwood is on a righteous crusade against those who insist on using only lower case for their names.  He…

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