Monthly Archives: September 2004

Free Event Tickets – Connected Systems Roadshow

The regular price is $249, but a Microsoft rep mailed attendees saying we can take two more people for free. If you are interested use this URL:   http://go.netdesk.com/CommunityDays/EventInfo.aspx?Event=220&RSVP=isvfree   You can attend next Mon or Tue (Sep 27th + … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s Pocket PC User Group

Show and Tell of expensive toys could sum this evening up. There were only seven developers among the seventy or so attendees. The phrases Compact Framework or even .Net were not mentioned once!  Still it was a fun evening, I … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s Java User Group

Atlanta’s Java User Group is excellent. Tonight Justin Gehtland talked about his new book Better, Faster, Lighter Java. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening, even with the numerous (and almost all inaccurate) .Net jibes. Prior to the main event Burr … Continue reading

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Code Complete 2 – Essential Reading

If you only buy one programming book in your life, buy this one. Many of you will have heard me rave about Code Complete and Rapid Development. These are both by Steve McConnell and my successful programming career owes an … Continue reading

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Defensive Programming – GIGO no longer washes

GIGO, Garbage In, Garbage Out; Even before my first high school Computer Class back in 1982 this term was well known to me and my few programmer friends. It is up there with Goto considered harmful. This blog tries to … Continue reading

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