Monthly Archives: March 2003

Redesigning Web Sites: Retooling for Changing Needs of Business

I worked with Stefan Mumaw back a couple years ago at BigMan Creative. He’s now at Brainyard, apparently busy writing books. “Redesigning Web Sites: Retooling for Changing Needs of Business”, available soon from amazon, leads with the story of the … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2.1 Released

Eclipse 2.1 Released []

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Writing Software Right

Writing Software Right on Technology Review

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The baseball season begins today with the Angels taking on the Rangers. Catch it on ESPN.

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Web.config vs. Application.cfm

In response to my post about the web.config file in ASP.NET, Ray asked how this was any different from Application.cfm in ColdFusion land. I think that it’s very similar, but there are some things that are better about web.config than … Continue reading

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C# Documentation

More fun features in .NET, actually this time specific to C#. Documentation, though not usually the most fun thing to write, is probably one of the most valuable. C# lets you embed your documentation in your source code as XML. … Continue reading

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System/App Configuration in .NET

I mentioned I’m working with .NET stuff on my current project. One of the nicer features I’ve found so far is that .NET includes an entire package devoted to System/App Configuration. So I I’m writing an web application, I can … Continue reading

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Dimension 4

Dimension 4 is “… the best time synchronization utility available today for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0..” I had been using AtomTime, but Dimension 4 has a ton more features.

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WEB-INF directory security

Thanks to Maia for pointing out that my WEB-INF directory on and other jsp based sites was accessible.. I was under the (incorrect) impression that Tomcat didn’t allow requests to the WEB-INF directory by default, but apparently it’s something … Continue reading

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