Monthly Archives: January 2013

Loading Path control from string with Binding

I’ve been wrestling with this dang idea for a long time lately and I found the answer.. hopefully this will help many others… as it turns out i don’t think you can Bind path data to a string, however you can get … Continue reading

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Pictorial History of Microsoft

I have gathered together a pictorial history of Microsoft, in my travels to find a pictorial history/evolution of the Microsoft Graphics API’s (GDI->GDI+->DirectX->WDDM (silverlight, and WPF). I know that it is out there, I’ve seen it (photographic memory) but I have yet to find … Continue reading

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I am once again out of the loop as it turns out there is a large group of people out there building R2-D2 droids… But the culture goes farther then that .. they also have Droid Swimwear!!!! It is the … Continue reading

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That publish button gets me in trouble…

That Publish button get me in trouble… I don’t like this “QuickPress” feature I keep false publishing blogs.. it’s aggravating!…  I use it for saving thoughts for new blogs.. but I get confounded and undermined by the sneaky publish button, in the … Continue reading

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Java the Hut

Perhaps you were looking for Jabba the Hutt .. if Not Scroll Down please… I came across this and thought it was “special”…. Java the Hutt Icon Artist: Jonathan Rey (Available for custom work)

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Hello Hadoop

I am very interested in Graph databases (for my AI, and game and  on and on…) so I talked to Steve Hughes, who said.. (and has said this to me so many times I think I’m annoying him) “Why don’t you Use … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution 2013

On The last day of 2012, I proposed to the love of my life (she said yes) and made a few other resolutions. studies say that you should make your resolutions public knowledge so that other can hold you to … Continue reading

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Bing rewards: Glitch -or- Error ?

So I am browsing the web and I noticed that I had discovered a Microsoft Error : Note that my Bing App “Bing Rewards” is at the correct value 905, and my IE Bing User ID says I just signed … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Hal's (Im)Perfect Vision:
Windows RT is the name of Microsoft’s version of Windows 8 for ARM processors, right?  It’s aimed primarily at Consumers, right?  It’s role in business is primarily in the BYOD realm, right? …

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