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CSS Variables are cool

2019 By The Numbers

Desert Skies - exclusive inside information from the developers

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Using "ok" as a Project Control Room

2018 By The Numbers

Convergent versus Divergent modes of thought

Death to the Passive Voice

2017 by the Numbers

How to Discuss the Important Things With Your Kids


The Secret Life of Connection Strings In Oracle! (Oracle DBA's Hate Me.)

Dungeon.css: Dungeon Generator

Which Uri Encoding method should i use in C#/.net?

Writing Your First Mercurial Extension

How Businesses Are Actually Structured.

A console.log() adventure


NimbleSET 2.0: Death to the VLOOKUP!

Your First Product

Boothby, a personal database

If Time Types were like Spatial Types

Humans: A Tragedy.

Programming The Robot from Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Happy new year 2014

A flowchart of what programmers do at work all day

Interview with an Ex-Microsoftie.

CRUMBS! Commandline navigation tool for Powershell

Little tool for making Amazon affiliate links

hgs: Manage Lots of Mercurial Projects Simultaneously

You Must Get It!

AddDays: A Very Simple Date Calculator

A Computer Simulation of Creative Work, or 'How To Get Nothing Done'

NimbleText 1.9 -- BoomTown!

**This** is how you pivot

Go and read a book.

Slurp up mega-traffic by writing scalable, timeless search-bait

aaron swartz: the early works

Finding (and removing) duplicate files on your hard drive

Harvey, a .net chat server built with RabbitMQ

So your domain has been stolen. What now?

kv can remember it for you, wholesale

NimbleText 1.6, Codename Jetboat

Developer UI Done Right: Mercurial Commandline!

Rediscovering the Amstrad CPC 6128

Mind-boggling Demo of New Gaming Genre, aka Folder-Based Hangman, aka Fun with Recursion

Got CSV in your javascript? Use agnes.

Introducing Cosby, spontaneous striped background generator

Slides from WDCNZ: Live Coding MVC3

Custom Errors in ASP.Net MVC: It couldn't be simpler, right?

Anatomy of a Domain Hijacking, part 1

Coding While You Commute

Where shall we have lunch?

Setting up email for your microIsv

The NO Visual Studio movement: Compiling .net projects in Notepad++

ZeroOne: the editor for programmers who think in binary

I see you're using vim. Let me fix that for you.

My new product, NimbleText, is live

Grabbing the free songs of Jonathan Coulton (with Powershell)

Using NimbleSet to compare lists

JSON Query Languages: 5 special purpose editors

Yet Another BizPlan Generator.

How does life get better? One tiny hack at a time.

24 things to do, and 100 things *not* to do (yet) for building a MicroISV

Fractal Feedback, a diversion into recreational programming

Suggested User Experience Improvements for DiffMerge

SQL Style Extensions for C#

Sysi: the ultimate administrators toolkit

The secretGeek Disaster Recovery plan

The Ultimate Agent of WERF Destruction

What's a better game than Devshop?

Should be purple

Kitchen Agile

Debugging: It's all about finding Albuquerque.

HTML5, a 3 minute guide

Agile for one: The Personal Story 'Wall' In Action

Cosmo: project status panel

Continuous Integration, Plugins and Going Too Far

The Rules of Stand Up

Three Questions About Each Bug You Find

Recursing over the Pareto Principle...

Sometimes, The Better You Program, The Worse You Communicate.

In the enterprise, nothing is what it seems

Your next text editor is... MetaNote!

Further proof that testing is for wimps and bad programmers

Differentiating between environments within SQL Server Management Studio

Low Frustration Tolerance: Curse and Blessing

Give and Take in the Software Industry

4 Types of Person (a guide to stupidity)

An Open, Federated Award Ceremony

Is Corporate IT a form of emotional abuse?

Java Powered Internet? WTF?

secretGeek at Tech-Ed: "How to build your own Tiny Software Company"

The Greatest Chalk Talk Known To Man: 'Better than a license to print money: Build Your Own Tiny Software Company'

The Bluffer's Guide To Yegge: Business Requirements R Bullsh*t

Prototype Ready for Launch

TimeSnapper 3.1: Attack of the the Red/Green Stripes

Lost Treasures of the DOS World: tree!

Redux: New Synchronisation Idea Overlooked By Microsoft

New Synchronisation Idea Overlooked By Microsoft Live team

Visual Studio UX Taskforce, Office UX Taskforce... etc.

How to be Jeff Atwood

Return from an offline sojourn

Leaky Abstractions? Try Asp.Net!

Behavior Driven Development: As Human As Possible

TimeSnapper 3.0 -- an interactive, bubbling cauldron of possibilities

Everything I know about Code Reviews I learnt from Star Wars (and JCooney)

Syntax highlighting of strings

3 Types of Argument

52 great reasons to fail at software

51 Core Abilities of Successful Software

F#: More Mandelbrot Madness

F### yeh! i still got it baby!

How To Re-Start A Blog

Bug Eyed VS2008 Guy Freaks Me Out

The great big leaky sales funnel: a micro-ISV primer

Fluidic APIs are stupid... NOT!

Your Brain, And the Effects of Syntax Highlighting

Why Are So Many Dev Tools Orange?

TimeSnapper On Sale: 2 year anniversary special

The Inaugural TimeSnapper Professional 'MikeG.Next' Honorary Award Of Linkblogging Excellence

World's Simplest Code Generator: implemented in pure Javascript

Argument Modifiers: 'ref', 'out', 'params' and 'this'

How to aggregate a bit column

Hogwarts: an alternative dictionary.

ORM Smackdown!

Etags? I've never even heard of eTags!

The Yerkes-whatzy law of who now?

Can Software Be Like Building Lego?

Joel On Metaphors: The Best Developers

Scheming on the Pocket PC

'Reuse' Is Not Usable

Powershell on Rails -- MonadRail!

What percent of normal people have the .net framework installed?

Give Your Manager A 500% Productivity Enhancement

Deadlocks: What would Feynman do?

Whose Month is it anyway?

A Very Simple .net Model View Controller

Annotating Your Code with Simple Tests

Gripping Reading, All The Way Through!

F# -- the 3 minute guide!

Joel asked: Can your language do this?

Babysteps in WATIR

Why You Need a Domestic Robot

3 Examples from the Future of CSS

W3C to Support 'Web 2.0' concept of 'tags'

Babysteps in PowerShell part deux: Variables! Real Proper Variables!

An Absolute Beginner's Babysteps In PowerShell...


You Learn Something (Scary) Every Day

You Will Set Goals!

How the 'ref' keyword affects the use of objects

Marketing Weasels Who Write Code

ReDim for C#, using Generics

VB.Net Tip: IIF is a function, not a language feature

FTL: Faster than Light -- Functional Text Language

What does XML look like on other planets?

Printing 'Console' Screenshots? Save your Toner/Ink

Thought for the day

Copy, Copy, Copy, Paste: PowerToy Needed.

Where's my damn robot?

Suspicious Mail

Help Needed with a little .Net function...

Nitpicking Yahoo Mail

the Best of secretGeek

What is so scary about DLINQ?

The brain is not strongly typed

10 Line Marvel: 3 column CSS only layout (No tables)

Thus Spake Gaksloope: The future of browse and code

Fun Color-Pickin Background Image Blend Thing

Winderrrr XP

Gradient Maker

A Color Gradient Webservice

New Company, New Language, Same IDE...

Any minute now...

Today's HOT Dos Tip...

Cool Company Seeks Java and .net IT Graduates in Sydney

Spolsky Madness!

Not So Stunning Sentences


Award for the Silliest User Interface: Windows Search

Faster than the speed of blog

All the software's a stage

MS Word -- Executive Edition

More Animal Monitoring

Graphic design for engineers: the logo

Can you Nest Enums?

Question: Which code snippet is "better"?

Programmer's Purgatory

Nobody Can Eat Fifty Eggs.

Embedded-Sql without Sql-Injection

Writer's Block, Geek-Block, and Procrastination

Two-Way Date-String Conversion (in .Net)

Sexy New Development Methodology!

Roy's Competition: Some Suggested Add-Ins for Visual Studio.Net

Excel-Lite: Hey coder! This spreadsheet's for you!

Stupid Code To The Rescue!

How to match a string value to its equivalent Enum value.

Email Personality Quiz

Technical Writing: 10 Mistakes you don't wanna make

Live Mars Feed!

Einstein Quiz

An Open Letter to Technical Authors

Constraint Files Explained

Between Christmas and New Year

SiteMap for secretGeek

How To Revise a Dog Ugly Manuscript

Visual Studio .Net Tips

How to write a novel

Colour Table

Lessons From Bill Gates

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