The idea of multiple copy/paste buffers is very appealing, but in practice the Office 2000 implementation is frustrating and I wanted a way to turn it off. This requires registry editing, so normal disclaimers apply.
Monthly Archives: April 2003
Here’s an invaluable one, for getting the diffs between two databases in MySQL. If you’ve ever wanted to know what was changed, here’s the tool for you. Installing it on Windows required a bit of poking around (I’m not a … Continue reading
Today started out like any other day, except that this one had too many OutOfMemoryErrors in a production application server log. Time for a profiler…
My friend John Musser taught a course at Columbia and here is his extraordinary list of resources: http://www.columbia.edu/~jm2217 Thanks, John!
There’s nothing like grappling with shared printers and Windows 98 in a home network for a couple of 7s to make you appreciate the job of the IT department.
Why is it that the time late at night feels so inviting, so productive…to sit and think and write and program? For all my computing years, that has always been where the zone hangs out fat and beckoning, with the … Continue reading
Over the past six months I’ve spent more and more time working through SSH to remote hosts, and I’ve been looking for a really satisfying set of client-side tools for use on Windows 2000 workstations. It’s not perfect yet, but … Continue reading
Tonight I knew it was time to deal with the arugula, and find a new variation of pasta to make. After a quick call to my dad for invaluable advice (and encouragement), I gathered a pretty classic assortment of ingredients … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about how to share what I learn each day and the ideas that move me. After thinking for too long without doing, a good friend convinced me that it was time to just start writing. So here … Continue reading