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Posted by on 28th July, 2003

Secrets of Breakout Blogs

Found this article on Dave Pollards weblog on how some weblogs authors skyrocketed the popularity of their weblogs by applying some interesting techniques. Check it out…...

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Posted by on 24th July, 2003

Where did I put my Connection String?

How many times have you found yourself looking up old files and websites to find the correct syntax for your connection string? Many times, I would assume. Well, suffer no more… provides an easy reference for connectionstrings of all kinds....

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Posted by on 2nd July, 2003

How To Write Unmaintainable Code

Tips from the masters on how to write code that is so difficult to maintain, that the people who come after you will take years to make even the simplest changes. Further, if you follow all these rules religiously, you will even guarantee yourself a lifetime of employment, since no one but you has a hope in hell of maintaining the code. Then again, if you followed all these rules religiously, even you wouldn't be able to maintain the code!...

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Posted by on 1st July, 2003

Making time to read a book

I can not find enough time in a day to get all things done and do the things I would like to do. I wish I could find time to read a good book. I do commute about 30 minutes each way and besides listening to the news, music and commercials, most of the times it is simply one hour a day of wasted time. I recently checked some of my old, old bookmarks and I found a site that I had registered to, back in 1998 (and login still worked!). This site allows you to download commercial audio books to your computer, pocket pc, palm and even burn it on cd. For example, I am listening this week to -A brief History of Time- by Stephen Hawkin (5 hours and 49 minutes) , which I purchased for only $14.95! Plenty of categories should satisfy every reader or listener and for me… it is hardly ever a dull moment stuck in traffic again. Check it out:...

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