I like sleeping: I only wish I could get enough of it.
Inklings in December 2004
An almost exact Flash rendition of the C-64 classic. Hewson rocked!
This evil renegade from Irish ’80s children’s TV must be stopped!
If I wasn’t depressed beforehand, I am now.
Convert Metal over to it, that’s what, says Diego. Sorry about all these old links: I’m clearing stuff out.
But we’re still wedded to developing on CF5 here at work, so it’s not much use to me yet. :-(
The shocking truth revealed!
RoboDump is a robot. Sort of. And it poops. Sort of. Forever. A horrible, never-ending bowel movement complete with straining grunts, horrific gas, splashes, and pee sounds.
How delightfully juvenile!
Compares prices from gouging irish supermarkets to find out which one is gouging least.
I can’t remember where I got some of these from, so sorry!
PDFBox is a Java PDF Library. This project will allow access to all of the components in a PDF document. More PDF manipulation features will be added as the project matures. This ships with a utility to take a PDF document and output a text file.
A potentially excellent, but far from complete SCC API proxy for CVS. Check out the author’s older CVSCC while you’re at it.
Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit.
A 32-bit GUI for DOS
An alternative to wxWidgets.
Hooks to allow GnuPG to be used with Thunderbird.
A graphical SFTP and SCP client for Windows.
The feckin’ search engine of Ireland! :-)
JSON is a lightweight data-interchange format.
Useful for doing callbacks to the server to fetch updates for data.
Using JSON to implement something like XML-RPC.
Natural evolution might be Darwinian, but Cultural evolution is Lamarckian. And so is software! Excellent post.
An embedded OODBMS in Java and C#.
Trac is a wiki and bug tracker built on top of SQLite, Subversion, and Python.
A wiki built using a Subversion repository.
Duct Tape: surely a wonder of modern medical science!
Lightweight 100% Java SQL Database Engine
Well worth a read, along with the article I got it from.
Like Norton Ghost, but it doesn’t cost a bomb!
Maybe it’s just me, but this seems a little too good to be true.
Half-way between a calendar and a to-do list, but for things that occur regularly, but don’t have strong deadlines.
Cormac’s got this book, and I really ought to read it.
Developing in Java with the open alternative to MS Passport
The guy who gave up portable PlayStations before Sony did.
An “object-oriented” spreadsheet for Windows
Good advice in most languages, and with most toolkits, not just Objective-C and Cocoa.
This must surely go down in programmer folklore as one of the great stories, maybe even up there with the Legend of Mel.
Because my parents got an iPod for me.
Like GMailFS, except for Windows. I’m not sure if you can use it like any other drive on the command line though.
A wiki rendering engine written in Java.
Documentation processing tools in Python.
A terribly clever, and type-safe, method of implementing a
printf() style function in ML.
Mac-oriented, but it might have some hints on how I can make efficient use of the charge in mine too.