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Barrel Monster Bust - June 12, 2009
JUNE 12--A North Carolina man is facing criminal charges for creating an amusing piece of public art from construction barrels.
humor  work  art  construction  monster  awesome 
june 2009 by ulrichp
Blowing steam...
So, if that is indeed the case, and efficient people can solve most (if not all) of the IT world's problems in a cost efficient manner, why am I upset? Because we are not allowed to.
technology  work 
august 2007 by ulrichp
Bowtie is a configuration generator designed to get a Rails app running in an Apache + Mongrel cluster environment quickly and easily.
rubyonrails  ruby  interesting  work  apache  mongrel  todo 
june 2007 by ulrichp
Mongrel: Apache
Apache + Mongrel Cluster deployment best practices
apache  rubyonrails  development  mongrel  howto  ruby  software  webdev  work 
june 2007 by ulrichp
Rails Date Kit
In this article I'll show you how to set a global display format for all your dates and how to input and validate dates with user friendly date formats using a date_field helper plus a lightweight JavaScript calendar control.
rubyonrails  freeware  interesting  todo  work 
may 2007 by ulrichp
10 Reasons It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy” · LifeReboot.com
Two words: Fuck. Yeah. And people wonder why sometimes I only claim the philosophy degree. I am not all-knowing. I am certainly not that patient.
computers  interesting  technology  work 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Hackszine.com: HOW TO: Remote desktop to a Windows server through a firewall with Putty
I can never remember how to do this when I need to; luckily, Hackszine remembers for me.
howto  windows  linux  security  interesting  work  computers  internet 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Adding SSL for Secure Logins and Page Security - Confluence - Confluence
Aimed at Confluence, but describes how to add SSL support to Tomcat (using a self-signed or prepared certificate from a CA) and specify webapps to be protected by SSL.
security  webdav  java  work  interesting 
april 2007 by ulrichp
Jeremy D. Miller -- The Shade Tree Developer : A Stupid Way to do Error Management
The clown that wrote a great deal of the original system (since departed) had a serious T-SQL fetish. The guy apparently truly believed that T-SQL was simpler and easier to maintain than C#.
database  c#  development  idiocy  wtf  work 
april 2007 by ulrichp
Dear DBA ....
Take a glimpse into the kind of crap I get paid to put up with.
work  idiocy  database  humor 
march 2007 by ulrichp
RubyForge: Win32 Utils: Project Info
A series of packages that provide Ruby interfaces to Win32 systems and services. This project supports the Windows NT family of operating systems *only*.
windows  ruby  interesting  tools  useful  work  todo 
february 2007 by ulrichp
How to Open Password Protected PDF Documents at Digital Inspiration
"There are sometimes genuine reasons to unlock or crack a password protected PDF file."
hacks  howto  tools  work  security  interesting  useful 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Joe's Goals
A very simple goal-tracking system. I'm using it for various sorts of things.
health  lifehacks  interesting  exercise  internet  web2.0  tools  useful  work  software  productivity 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Allen Riddle - OOP in the Enterprise
"But I fell in love once I started using OO design and learned from people who had been programming in Smalltalk. When done correctly and simply, you can't make programming business applications any easier."
development  java  software  technology  work  database 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Software by Rob : An Open Letter to the Software Managers of the World
"We, the Software Developers of the World, realize that our two factions have had many disagreements over the years. Through this letter we would like to extend our hand in a gesture of reconciliation."
development  humor  work 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Fun And Jokes with Morals..: Consultant
A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him.
humor  work 
december 2006 by ulrichp
LinkedIn: Andy Burns
Wouldn't you hire this guy? I plead the 5th on whether I actually know him or not.
work  humor  wtf 
november 2006 by ulrichp
xhtmlrenderer - Flying Saucer
Have you seen the saucer? An XHTML and CSS (and XML too!) renderer for Java that's finally worth its while!
css  freeware  java  opensource  tools  xhtml  xml  project  work  development 
august 2006 by ulrichp
A framework designed for delivering two-layer rich business apps that talk to an RDBMS backend using Swing, along the Naked Objects architectural pattern. Looks pretty snazzy.
java  work  todo  development 
july 2006 by ulrichp
The Croquet Project
I've seen virtual reality, and it is apparently written in Smalltalk.
architecture  computers  environment  games  groupware  internet  linux  mac  windows  work  tools  todo  technology  project  software  space  opensource  web3.0  development 
july 2006 by ulrichp
Template-Based Code Generation with Apache Velocity, Part 1
Programming an open-source code generator using Apache Velocity as the templating engine to produce... more Java!
software  java  work  diy  apache  opensource  development 
june 2006 by ulrichp
Google Web Toolkit - Product Overview
Develop AJAX apps in your Java IDE of choice, using Java - then the GWT converts them from Java to JavaScript.
ajax  google  java  javascript  opensource  todo  tools  web2.0  webdev  work  development 
may 2006 by ulrichp
java.net: Exception-Handling Antipatterns
How to handle - and not handle - exceptions in Java: a primer.
howto  java  software  work  useful  development 
may 2006 by ulrichp
VMware Player with your own Windows XP Professional Virtual Machine
How to get the free VMWare Player (Windows and Linux) to run Windows XP Pro.
emulation  freeware  hacks  howto  linux  microsoft  windows  os  software  opensource  tools  work 
april 2006 by ulrichp
52 Projects: 2006 Sick Day Calendar
How to optimize your sick days for maximum effectiveness... at not being at work.
holidays  howto  humor  useful  work  lifehacks 
january 2006 by ulrichp
Creating Passionate Users: BrainDeath by Micromanagement: The Zombie Function
This is... fitting, right now, to say the least. Anyone wanna hire me away?
technology  work 
january 2006 by ulrichp
Bionic Office - Joel on Software
The second floor of our office building seems to be unoccupied. Now if only I could convince our managers to spring for it and remake it into something like this.
architecture  howto  interesting  lifehacks  organization  productivity  software  useful  work  development 
december 2005 by ulrichp
NewsGator - Enterprise
Just keeping track of NG's enterprise offering.
rss  software  work 
december 2005 by ulrichp
ONJava.com: Lightweight R/O Mapping
Introducing Amber, a framework to generate objects in Java from a relational database.
java  work  interesting 
december 2005 by ulrichp
Tapestry and HiveMind: HTML form trick
A useful little trick for submitting forms using invisible submit elements in Tapestry. Not terribly useful at the moment, but might come in handy down the road.
work  java  webdev 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Ideas for Startups
Paul Graham on what it could/would/does take to start a startup.
interesting  work 
october 2005 by ulrichp
DevZoo - Free Windows Text Editors / IDEs, C/C++ Compilers, Tutorials, Debuggers, Installers, and Other Programming Tools
A vast array of options... though honestly, at work, Eclipse and UltraEdit-32 are all the editors I need.
opensource  tools  software  work  windows  development 
october 2005 by ulrichp
space-age wasteland » Blog Archive » Make Days Off Grand
"Every ten weeks or so, take a day off from everything." Organizing mini-retreats from the world.
lifehacks  productivity  work 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Sort of like instant messaging meets file transfer meets internal email. Works on both Windows and OS X. Seems pretty seamless, so far, but not likely to be adopted here, unfortunately.
software  work  im  email 
october 2005 by ulrichp
43 Folders | Procrastination hack: (10+2)*5
Work for ten minutes, rest for two, repeat 5 times. Then keep repeating.
october 2005 by ulrichp
See All. Hear All.: AutoDiscovery - [Trying to] Say No To Static Configuration
I think I've actually already implemented Java LDAP autodiscovery in my project at work by mistake. Oops!
java  work 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Open Loops: Stereotyping Your Office
What a crock. My desk is empty not because I'm not committed to my job, but because I don't have anything to put on it. I have some office supplies, a phone, 2 monitors, that's it.
lifehacks  work  wtf 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Next Up: Google Office?
Are Google and Sun going to announce a StarOffice collaboration today (Google Office)? Stay tuned to find out!
google  sun  productivity  work  writing 
october 2005 by ulrichp
A Java class that allows rapid GUI prototyping by taking a page from XUL's book and allowing GUIs to be described using an XML file.
java  opensource  work  xml  project  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Conference attendee tips - Lifehacker
How to make the most out of attending a conference.
lifehacks  work 
september 2005 by ulrichp
The window.onload Problem - Solved!
Well, sort of solved, in two different ways (one an odd script attribute, another an undocumented event). Works for IE and Moz.
hacks  javascript  webdev  work  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
ZVON.org - Tutorials
A whole suite of XML-related tutorials.
css  xhtml  xml  work 
september 2005 by ulrichp
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