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It Shouldn’t Still Hurt This Much

Silly me: I want to use RapidSVN on Windows Vista. Which means I need to install WinMerge so that I can view and merge diffs. So I do that, then try to diff ...
June 13, 2011

"Daddy, What’s Wrong?"

That was my daughter’s reaction when I came downstairs in a suit on Friday morning :-). But it was all in a good cause: Zuzel Vera Pacheco and Mike Conley, ...
June 12, 2011

Now Available on Kindle

Thanks to heroic effort from Ian McDowell and Amy Brown, The Architecture of Open Source Applications is now available for the Kindle at Amazon.com for $9.99...
June 11, 2011

Hermes FTW

A lot of work got done on a lot of great projects at last weekend’s Random Hacks of Kindness; one of the most exciting was the Hermes Message Carrier, an ad ...
June 10, 2011