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Monday, November 29, 2004

Windows Explorer Command-Line Options

Windows Explorer Command-Line Options

I always forget the options for this. /e,c:\somedir Makes for shortcuts that open up with the folder view in the left hand pane.

Monday, November 22, 2004

Amaya Overview

Next time I'm doing a web project I want to check out Amaya.

HTML CSS editor

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

usually it's your own stupid fault

"The difficult thing with programming isn't usually the syntax but the fact that most people can't cope with the computer doing exactly what they tell it to do."

This gets right at the heart of why programming can be so frustrating, it's usually your own stupid fault.

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Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) Version 3

Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) Version 3

May be a better option for leverageing paralell computing in a genetic programing project. openMosix doesn't seem to be the most suitable.

PortTalk - A Windows NT/2000 I/O Port Device Driver

I'm always interested in easy ways to get at the actual hardware in windows.

PortTalk - A Windows NT/2000 I/O Port Device Driver

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

winXP icon design guidelines

Good guidlines about windows icons. Tips on converting and cleaning up for lower resolutions.

IconExperience - professional icons

GPL icons and artwork


Good source of free fonts without all kinds of popups and junk.

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

LAN monitoring and diagnosing tools

Ethereal: Full featured, runs on windows, does 802.11

Nmap: scans whole network, lists hosts and open ports,

More for security concerns, but looks powerful

Stats on current network activity

Thursday, November 04, 2004

NetMeeting in XP

Such a basic question: "Where is the shortcut to start netmeeting in XP?"

But so hard to find the answer just by googling or trying to read help.

The answer, thanks to TISR IT help:


netmeeting starts and then offers to make shortcuts for you after you set it up.