I’d like to meet whoever invented the Compiler Warning. I’d punch him. No individual has done more hidden harm to programming projects than the guy who created the compiler warning. Compiler Warnings are runtime errors that hide from you and laugh at you when you try to find the bug that’s keeping your code from […]
Author’s Note: It appears in the conversion from BlogEngine.NET to WordPress the code block was truncated. I have no idea what it used to read; but if I can find it I’ll edit it in. Otherwise, assume it was horrid code. Recently I was cleaning up some code in a legacy application and found this […]
1. From 9 June to 9 July 2006, you should read the sports section of the newspaper so that you are aware of what is going on regarding the World Cup and that way you will be able to join in the conversations. If you fail to do this, then you will be looked at […]
During the latter part of Basic Training, when the Drill Sergeants stopped screwing with us at every conceivable opportunity, they sat down and talked to us. During one talk, a trainee (we weren’t allowed to be called ‘soldiers’ yet) asked for tips on how to get promoted and on how to ‘get ahead’. I […]
My mom recently asked me where I’ve been. She keeps up with me through my blog. I’m not sure what it says about me that my family knows what’s happening through my blog more than through me calling them, but I digress.