Michael Gillson on May 25th, 2010

Never swap horses crossing a stream. –Proverb No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar. –Abraham Lincoln I have a 64-bit Windows XP machine with 8GB of RAM memory.    It runs VM Workstation 7.  This VM Workstation hosts numerous guest operating systems including Windows XP, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 […]

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Michael Gillson on May 21st, 2010

As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it. –Horace When I first started to blog on this site, I did not have a good way to show source code.  I want color coded source with proper indentation.  WordPress made this hard to do.  I created a few blog entries with images of source […]

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Michael Gillson on May 21st, 2010

If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I’d type a little faster. –Isaac Asimov Writers are a little below the clowns and a little above the trained seals. –John Steinbeck It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. –Henry James When I was using Visual Studio 2005, […]

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Michael Gillson on May 18th, 2010

I love writing, it’s the center of my life. If you don’t love what you do, you’d better find something else to love. Otherwise, you don’t have a reason for living. –Ray Bradbury I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all […]

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Michael Gillson on May 16th, 2010

This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back in again. –Oscar Wilde Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. –Robert Benchley, As quoted in: With Truth as Our Sword (2005) by C E Sylvester, p. 205 He who establishes his argument by noise and […]

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Michael Gillson on May 15th, 2010

If your company has a clean-desk policy, the company is nuts and you’re nuts to stay there. –Thomas J. Peters If you don’t know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route. –Malcolm Stevenson Forbes People […]

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Michael Gillson on May 6th, 2010

You can’t be afraid to make errors! You can’t be afraid to be naked before the crowd, because no one can ever master the game of baseball, or conquer it. You can only challenge it.   Lou Brock, In Late Innings, by Roger Angell, 1977 When developing a new application, errors occur. Error handling is built […]

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