It is nice to be able to blog about software. For instance, a few years ago I wrote an article about
web development using C++
. I still get a comment or two about it almost every week, despite the fact that not a single line of code has been written for the project, unfortunately. However, if I ever took the initiative and started working on it, I would, no …
I have never suspected that Microsoft had this built-in, but it appears to be the case. Code generator called
, which targets both C# or VB.NET, is built into your copy of Visual Studio and is available as you read this article. Basically, all you need is to add a new file to your solution with the extension
Great new piece of software, recently discovered by me -
Foxit PDF Reader
. Just a few advantages over the standard Acrobat Reader: it's faster, simpler and, most important,
it allows you to save data in PDF forms
! Yes, the so much desired feature, that is not available in the free version of Acrobat is readily usable in Foxit absolutely free of charge.
To continue with the great news, …
From the Internet:
NVIDIA announced a new category of supercomputers — the Tesla Personal Supercomputer — a 4 TeraFLOPS desktop for under $10,000.
This desktop machine has 4 of the Tesla C1060 computing processors. These GPUs have no graphics out and are used only for computing. Each Tesla GPU has 240 cores and delivers about 1 TeraFLOPS single precision and about 80 GigaFLOPS double-precision floating point performance. The CPU + …
a lot. It's a great system, easy to set up and use, and the most important thing, there are plenty of modules, which provide additional functionality. However, every time the Drupal development team release a new major version, the module authors have to change their modules in order to adopt to the new platform. This is a major drawback, because it is a considerable obstacle for those, …
After using Fedora Core 9 for some time I feel that I have the right to wine a little bit.
First of all, on my machine it feels rather slow, especially in X. Faster, than Fedora Core 8, so there is some progress, but still not as fast as I would like it to be. I have a pretty decent machine and its performance is quite acceptable in Windows. For …
Firefox Release Candidate 1
is available for download and I decided to give it a go. My first impressions are quite positive - performance is must better on the same machine, the design has been improved and they have added quite a few usability features.
For instance, when you log into a username/password protected web site, Firefox will propose you to save your credentials only
you've logged in successfully, …
in FT cites a recent report about tax levels around the world. Not surprisingly, United Kingdom has one of the highest levels in general and in property it has actually scored the first place.
In property there was a sharp rise in taxation during the last 5-10 years, when the prices were soaring and therefore more properties were affected by the Stamp Duty, which is charged based on …
According to the
from Mozilla Foundation, there is a new e-mail initiative, which will be developed via a separate entity to be formed by Mozilla and the head of ActiveState.
Given the fact, that Thunderbird is already an impressive and very useful mail client, we can hope for great new features in the future. And the healthy $3,000,000 of funding, provided by Mozilla Foundation will make it quite …