If you find yourself at Hyperion’s Solutions 2005 in New Orleans next month be sure to check out my friend Jenever Springer’s presentation on “Creating a Financial Reporting Environment with Hyperion Essbase”. Do your best, Google!
If your application is logging events to a file, chances are that you often find yourself using tail to monitor that file. If you are using a logging library, chances are that your logging events are classified in differing orders of severity. Wouldn’t it be nice to make severe errors readily … Read more
Jim Monroe, author of Flyboy Action Figure Comes With Gasmask, Angry Young Spaceman, Everyone in Silico and An Opening Act of Unspeakable Evil is in the process of switching over to Linux:
With Windows I would assume the problem was me â€” my … Read more
My site has been down for the past few months, first because of a failed power supply and then because of a damaged irrecoverable hard drive. The last backup I made was over a year ago, hence the ancient entries you see below. Everything since September 1st, 2003 is now gone, including all my email … Read more
I keep forgetting to comment on this year’s Becel Ride for Heart. You can be sure that I finished it, although I almost missed the start time. Vic’s rear tire suffered a puncture and I accompanied him back to the Cyclepath tent to have it replaced. The pit crew … Read more
On My Mind
In this post, Jeremy Keith of Adactio argues for a new approach in web design; one which isn’t about pixel perfection but more about proportion perfection. Keith goes on to describe methods to achieve response enhancement, both on modern browsers and browsers which don’t support new features which make the technique easier to implement.
Apparently I’m not the only one who gets frustrated when pages featuring events don’t contain links to add the event to one’s calendar. Jeremy Keith of Adactio makes the case that web design should not be fixed, but fluid and responsive to both how a page is viewed (eg. mobile) and what is contained on … Read more