Monthly Archives: May 2004

Cute cartoons turn evil

Don’t be mistaken by the cutesy look of these cartoons at Happy Tree Friends. They will turn evil within a few seconds. Good for a late afternoon chuckle. (Do NOT watch right after breakfast.)

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Victims of a Belgium virus

The past couple of days some people I know (names shall not be mentioned to protect the innocent) have become victim of a Belgium virus. I know some bloggers from Belgium may be reading this, and I hope I do … Continue reading

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Windows XP style without manifest

Just a quickie on the Windows XP style:The .NET Framework 1.0 and 1.1 support Windows applications with Windows XP look. It will give this look to controls with the FlatStyle property set to System. To activate the Windows XP look … Continue reading

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Great games to play

As Frans Bouma shows us in his post, Gran Turismo 4 looks very good. I’m not that much of a racing game fanatic, but it is very enjoyable when played on a 2 by 1 meter screen (think beamer and … Continue reading

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Time to breathe (a little)

Three down, one (rerun) to go. It’s weekend and I have time to think and sleep again. It were some busy, but fun days.Tuesday was the second day of the Software Developer Conference 2004, where I did my talk on … Continue reading

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Deployment training

Just got back from a deployment training. We are 7 weeks from the approximate release and deployment date for project “Witnie”. The development phase has been completed and we are now stabilizing and getting rid of nasty bugs (literally). I … Continue reading

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One talk done, three to go: SDC 2004

Today was the first day of the Software Developer Conference at Papendal, near Arnhem, The Netherlands. Loads of well-known people where there: Clemens Vasters, Michelle Leroux-Bustamente, Stephen Forte, Richard Campbell and more. Right after lunch, I spoke with Alain “Lino“ … Continue reading

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Freaking mad

This guy is absolutely freaking mad, jumping of buildings and stuff. He reminds me of the game Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, where you can also do these kind of jumps and wall-walks.Last saturday, before seeing this movie (honestly), … Continue reading

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SDC 2004 and TechNet MSDN Briefings

Next week I will be speaking at two Dutch conferences:Software Developers Conference 2004 (Papendal, Arnhem)Monday 10 May 15:15 – Quickstart Visual Basic .NETTuesday 11 May 14:45 – Building a generic data-access layer with SQLXML and .NETMicrosoft TechNet MSDN BriefingsThursday 13 May … Continue reading

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First international referral

The past couple of weeks Domagoj Kova─Ź (of Perpetuum Mobile) have been exchanging email over various ObjectSpaces topics. Domagoj was also the first to back up my OS rumor. Anyway, he repaid my efforts on his behalf by including the url … Continue reading

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