“The Open Web SSO project (OpenSSO) provides core identity services to simplify the implementation of transparent single sign-on (SSO) as a security component in a network infrastructure. OpenSSO provides the foundation for integrating diverse web applications that might typically operate against a disparate set of identity repositories and are hosted on a variety of platforms … Read more
Archive for March, 2010
When Apple announced the iPad, its detractors immediately denounced it, mostly citing it as underpowered and without a full-blown OS. More powerful tablets closely mimicking OS behaviour (mostly Windows) have been around for almost a decade, yet they’ve garnered little to no interest. Why haven’t those who feel the iPad is lacking not run out … Read more
In my over ten years as a developer, I’ve worked at over a half-dozen companies—some of them I’ve even quit before being laid-off. In the ones that I have quit I’ve noticed what could be termed as “employee rot” (or “Dead Sea Effect”). Smart employees come and go but it’s the not-so-smart ones who stay … Read more
I had no idea I lived in Chaplin Estates and not Forest Hill. Thanks to this map which squeezes the names of all Toronto neighbourhoods into their respective boundaries, now I know!
I’ve never had to worry too much about the size of my executables. Should that day come, this tutorial should give some insight as to how I can shave precious bytes. The code involved prints a number. The author starts with C, with the resulting executable at just under 4K, to assembler with heavy manipulation … Read more