Category Archives: Computers and Internet

DeskSpace

I’m trying out an application to provide multiple desktops on my PC with a 3D cube effect for navigating between them. It’s called DeskSpace and was introduced to me by Ben Taylor. Have a look at it in action. It … Continue reading

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Google Latitude Background Updates

I’ve installed Google Latitude on my HTC Touch HD, which came packaged as a new version of Google Maps, and can now see myself labeled on the map. Hoorah. Now all I need are a view friends with it installed. … Continue reading

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ReSharper 4 Released

ReSharper 4 has been released by JetBrains. I blogged about it previous here so I won’t go over lots of old ground. Just as a reminder, this version supports C# 3, including LINQ. Very much recommended as a tool. If you want to … Continue reading

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ReSharper 4.0 Beta Released

ReSharper is a fantastic add-in to Visual Studio, and the latest revision of it is now available for download as a beta. There’s a 30 day free trial period available, and I really would encourage any C#, VB.NET or ASP.NET … Continue reading

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ProClarity Analytics Server “Migrate Repository” Hangs

ProClarity Analytics Server (PAS) is a web site providing storage of OLAP ‘report’ definitions and caching of the resulting reports. The ‘reports’ are organised by a hierarchy of libraries, briefing books and views. The metadata for all of this is … Continue reading

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Useless PowerPoint discovery of the day…

PowerPoint prints hidden slides by default. Tell me, why am I preparing training material? Not quite in the job description of a developer… Technorati Tags: Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

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Microsoft Office Groove 2007 folder sync not supported for Vista x64

"Groove" is an offering from Microsoft to enable teams to collaborate by sharing documents and other items between colleagues within a company and customers/partners outside of the company. It provides a ‘workspace’ in which files can be shared. In a … Continue reading

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First impressions: VSTS 4 DB Pros

  My notes on my first impressions of Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals.   I installed VSTS for Database Professionals using the DVD image from MSDN. This also involved installing MSDN Library for Visual Studio; it seems the … Continue reading

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Vista: Windows Experience Index

Just a short note to let you know my PC scored a "Windows Experience Index" of 5.2 in Windows Vista. This is quite a good score, apparently. In order to determine the score, Vista gives the computer a thorough workout in all … Continue reading

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Vista: Windows Easy Transfer

I installed Vista a couple of days ago (64 bit version). I’m intending it to become by primary development machine and file server at home . So I kicked off the Windows Easy Transfer wizard to copy all my files … Continue reading

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