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 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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Michael Gillson on May 5th, 2010

I am not a member of any organized party.  I’m a Democrat. –Will Rogers Taxes, are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society. –Franklin D. Roosevelt Journalism is organized gossip. –Edward Eggleston Tyranny is always better organized than freedom. –Charles Peguy Science is nothing, but trained and organized […]

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Michael Gillson on May 1st, 2010

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. –H. Ross Perot You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. –Mahatma Gandhi I can […]

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Michael Gillson on April 30th, 2010

A really good detective never gets married. –Raymond Chandler What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. –W. R. [William Ralph] Inge I created some User Controls for my Windows Applications. They worked properly during run time. A few of these controls had code in the load events which means this code would even run when I was dragging the […]

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Michael Gillson on April 30th, 2010

The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws. –Walt Whitman Liberty has restraints but no frontiers. –David Lloyd George Generics are a very powerful feature in C#, available since C#, version 2. I use generics nearly every day. Adding […]

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