Category: html

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CSS Variables are cool

2019 By The Numbers

5 minutes to import CSV to a database: What do you do?

The Market for Ideas (and is contenteditable really terrible?)

a html quine

Using "ok" as a Project Control Room

Think you're clever? Can you name each of these CASING styles?

Convergent versus Divergent modes of thought

How do you get things done?

I'm .ok you're .ok: introducing folder profiles for bash and powershell

Navigating at the command line

Using Computers to Invent New and *Fun* European Style Board Games


6 different ways to run an core web application

The Stupid Ideas Powershell Slackathon

Hosting an infinite number of apps in the cloud for free, on your own domains.

Today I Learned

npm is not just for node... npm is for EVERYTHING

The Laggard's Guide to Getting Started with 5 Using Yeoman.

Dungeon.css: Dungeon Generator

Mercurial Workflow with Branching

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

Launching the secretGeek Wiki

A console.log() adventure


Sweating the Small Stuff

Using the commandline to write a book

Hacking Hyperink (aka. changing the font-size of an Epub on Kobo)

How Bundling Doubled The Income of ''

SimCity Drug Wars in the Real World

Two Flies! Bet Now!

Need an idea? Let me give you one:

Internet's Last Classic ASP Website Finally Upgraded

The dumbest thing that could possibly work

Humans: A Tragedy.

CRUMBS! Commandline navigation tool for Powershell

Little tool for making Amazon affiliate links

Extracting a Trello board as markdown

NimbleText 2.0: More Than Twice The Price!

Art of the command-line helper

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

The 'Should I automate it?' Calculator

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?

On Task Hoarding and Todo Bankruptcy

Rediscovering the Amstrad CPC 6128

The Correct Order for a First Time Viewing of The Lord Of The Rings

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

Got CSV in your javascript? Use agnes.

NimbleText: Origins

Introducing Cosby, spontaneous striped background generator

Slides from WDCNZ: Live Coding MVC3

MVC 3, "Third Times a Charm" references

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

Anatomy of a Domain Hijacking, part 2: The Website Who Came In From The Cold

Coding While You Commute

Rethinking Toolbars in Visual Studio (or any IDE)

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

A thank you I forgot to say

My new product, NimbleText, is live

Grabbing the free songs of Jonathan Coulton (with Powershell)

Wanted: Wiki Lists (dot org)

DOS on Dope: The last MVC web framework you'll ever need

JSON Query Languages: 5 special purpose editors

SQLike: A simple editor

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

A handy workflow image for newbie mercurial users

The secretGeek Disaster Recovery plan

The new prisoner's dilemma

DevShop: The Cool Game that Makes Development Look Fun

Should be purple

Kitchen Agile

Perhaps "Go" is the new Visual Basic

zen-coding: turn those CSS selectors upside down

Debugging: It's all about finding Albuquerque.

The Real-Time online JQuery Editor

HTML5, a 3 minute guide

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

Continuous Integration, Plugins and Going Too Far

God No! ...The ReBuilder

'Outlook style' rules for Subversion

Really deep linking: Url + regex

The Utterly Thorough Guide To Awesome Application Compatibility on Windows 7.

Three Questions About Each Bug You Find

10 Simple Rules To Follow In Case Your Software Becomes Self-Aware

Drowning in things to do

My code would suck less if...

A 3 minute guide to embedding IronPython in a C# application

Low Frustration Tolerance: Curse and Blessing

Handy cheat sheet for Visual Source Safe

The Deadly Cycle of Meetingitis.

Give and Take in the Software Industry

4 Types of Person (a guide to stupidity)

baby steps in microsoft robotics studio...

An Open, Federated Award Ceremony

How important is the problem of whether or not P=NP?

MVC Zen Garden

Babbage and Boole!

Simple Trouble Shooting Application Now Fixes Everything

Alan Kay on 'The Camel has Two Humps'

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

A magic goal for software businesses

A to Z of Software Methodologies

TimeSnapper in Music!

21 tools used in our MicroISV

The Virtual Machine Machine and the Virtual Virtual Machine

Redux: New Synchronisation Idea Overlooked By Microsoft

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

How to be Jeff Atwood

Reuse good -- Abstractions better!

Leaky Abstractions? Try Asp.Net!

Behavior Driven Development: As Human As Possible

What To (Really) Do If You Find Out Your Parents Are Using Vista (redux)

Sample Code From Text-Adventure Game Platforms

Everything that's bad for you is suddenly good for you!

Google AppEngine: evil virus or viral evil?

More about the wiki adventure game...

Wiki as Text Adventure Game

Your Brain Is In 10 Kinds of Trouble

sg: as seen in print!

52 great reasons to fail at software

Christmas Roundup

Fuzzy Search: Check this out and report back please, o lazy web.

Beautiful Code, or rather, Beaut Comments.

Who's the customer?

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

Which came first... the domain model or the human?

My First WPF Application - A visual tour

How to block websites that kill your productivity.

Go Don Syme!! Go F#!!

The future of microsoft development

Transform Your Children Into Computer Programmers With SourceGear

Password Protect Your TimeSnapper Images!

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

The Principle of Scale: A fundamental lesson they failed to teach us at school

Thou Shalt Have One Exit Point Per Subroutine -- A Monkey Cage Conundrum

General Purpose Programming Language... Good For Nothing?

The Next Mike Gunderloy

Look at all the things I'm NOT doing!

World's Simplest Code Generator: implemented in pure Javascript

Scoop: Microsoft Expression Suite To Run On Apple Computers!

Sorry Visual Basic -- I is through *WITH* YOU!

How to aggregate a bit column

Hogwarts: an alternative dictionary.

Sick Of Being Nagged to Restart, Every 10 Minutes After An Update?

ATM Thief Busted By Observant Internet Watcher?

That Shakespeare Loved His Code

ORM Smackdown!

MicroISV: Step 4 of 25 -- Basic Website Content

Etags? I've never even heard of eTags!

The Yerkes-whatzy law of who now?

Faster Than Light -- For Real This Time

The Truth About Attention Deficit Dis... Oh, new mail.

Can Software Be Like Building Lego?

Joel On Metaphors: The Best Developers

Introducing the 'Common Lisp Objection System'

Scheming on the Pocket PC

Step 3 of 25 -- Design Your Website

10 "Million-Dollar-Ideas" from

'Reuse' Is Not Usable

Powershell on Rails -- MonadRail!

Is there a general solution to string templating?

There's Three Ways To Know Anything

Agile and Test-Driven: A Marriage Made In Hell?

Essential 'Programming' Skills for Non-Programmers

ISV: Independent of what?

Pure CSS method for achieving Right Angle Corners

Lifelogging? Think!

Step 1 of 25 to Building a Micro-ISV: Register a Domain

Five More Things You Didn't Need To Know

Thanks for a genuine belly chuckle, Joel

New Year's Resolution: Build Your Own Micro ISV!

What are the coolest XML projects? Really?

Give Your Manager A 500% Productivity Enhancement

Gunderloy, Spolsky, Atwood: three big idiots.

Hey idiot, I've got toothache. BOO!

And Microsoft has Won

How To Be A Couple Of Micro-ISV People On Opposite Sides of the World

Whose Month is it anyway?

A Very Simple .net Model View Controller

The trouble with "High Priority"

Switching off the OS

Is 'Agile' a religion? (or merely a cult)

Annotating Your Code with Simple Tests

Realtime CSS Editor -- with thanks to SquareFree.

The Truth About Lisp

Time for a rewrite.

11 Tools for Database Versioning

Stop Rolling Your Own CSV Parser!

PowerTools for Powershell

Microformats: Another 3 min guide i won't be writing

Gripping Reading, All The Way Through!

F# -- the 3 minute guide!

Concurrent Tautologys (all happening together at once)

Joel asked: Can your language do this?

Babysteps in WATIR

Understanding JSON: the 3 minute lesson

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!

syntax, lang = 'sweet', 'ruby'

An Absolute Beginner's Babysteps In PowerShell...

XML isn't a mark-up language.

You Learn Something (Scary) Every Day

How To Read "Functional Programming For The Rest of Us" For The Rest of Us

Brisbane Thai Restaurant


Very detailed and serious comparison of functional and imperative programming styles

How the 'ref' keyword affects the use of objects

6 Tools for Documentation++

Marketing Weasels Who Write Code

ReDim for C#, using Generics

The Actual Minimum Every Gmail User Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (Excuses welcome)

how reddit encourages mediocrity.

FTL: Faster than Light -- Functional Text Language

Fajax -- the fake alternative to ajax

Big In Japan!

Get On Up!

I think you're coming back for more than just the hunting

Discoverable feeds for the not-so-liberal

seXml: a very dirty little dialect

What does XML look like on other planets?

Miscommunication Grows Faster than Communication

Launch the Code Editor on startup


the SecretMaker

Suspicious Mail

Microsoft to give away Windows for Free... (maybe)

Elevator Pitch of the Century!!

FU: Findability precedes Usability.

Help Needed with a little .Net function...

Lessons from Amazon referrals

Some Recent Picks...

Conway's Game of Life (in Javascript)

Obstacles To International Development free download

Software Hurts The Mind

Pay Day for the Ideas Rat

Is MS Windows ready for the desktop?

Sony, Spawn of Satan

Messenger Disgruntlement

the Best of secretGeek

Web Hype 2.0

What is so scary about DLINQ?

LINQ love

Eric Sink deserves the Garry Kasparov Medal of Strategic Brilliance!

Brisbane .NET Developer Position

Start Dot Com Slash Three

Team Foundation Server: Check-in Policies

Holes In Team Foundation Server Are Good Things (Teched 2005 Australia)

Hey Fred -- I'm off to Tech-Ed.

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

Free Money For Doin What You Love

Thus Spake Gaksloope: The future of browse and code

Fun Color-Pickin Background Image Blend Thing

Gradient Maker

A Color Gradient Webservice

New Company, New Language, Same IDE...

Kindly Shut Up About 'Best Practices'

Speed Surfer? Get a 'Local' Homepage

on leaving a job...

Treat Your Eyes

Today's HOT Dos Tip...

Simple Example of Using the World's Simplest Code Generator....

Online petition for less on-line petitions.

Act Local, Blog Global

Cool Company Seeks Java and .net IT Graduates in Sydney

Hey Brisbaner! Want to join a Superfast, Wireless Peer To Peer Community?

Rule Number 1: Give Me Screenshots.

Spolsky Madness!

Dreaded Return of the Marquee Tag!

IE7! -- how exciting! (note false enthusiasm)

Yep, here's your problem. Procrastination, DHTML, CSS, Design.


Faster than the speed of blog

Winnable Solitaire: Sink or Swim?

'1954: A time when men mowed the grass wearing a tie.'

A favelet, an email, a web service

Beloved Morons

Lost In Translation

Graphic design for engineers: the logo

Can you Nest Enums?

Question: Which code snippet is "better"?

Programmer's Purgatory

The Where, the Who and the Why of Steve Lombardi

Hungarian Polarity

How Microsoft Lost the Joel War

MMMS: A Map of My Mind-Space

The um, Leon Test?

Lowering the ceiling instead of the floor

Writer's Block, Geek-Block, and Procrastination

XPLT: eXtensible Parser Language Transformations

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

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

Programmer's Creed: The Mark of Quality

<Rant topic='Hungarian'>Damn I get mad about stuff!

'Try again after midnight'? Yeh, right!

Live Mars Feed!

The Animated Woody Allen

ASP and the Tower of Babel

Web Snob


.Net Remoting: the Quick and Dirty Guide

Definitive .Net and VB.Net Links

It's My Future

SiteMap for secretGeek

Smartjelly Improvements

Blog Roll...

Essential Software for Geeks and Power Browsers

10 Links For Improving Web Site Quality

French Archaeologists Find First Website

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