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Daniel Leuck's Blog – June 2008 Archive (6)

July Featured Techie: Bruce Kim

I've always had great respect for Bruce, both as a technologist and a business man. He built

Inovaware from a piece of billing software he wrote for a local ISP into a leading provider of billing and CRM applications with customers from New York to Tokyo. Now Inovaware… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 30, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Microsoft + Yahoo, Take 2

This morning TechCrunch and

CNET reported talks are back on, with conflicting stories on the exact nature of the deal. CNET reported that Microsoft proposed a more favorable search-only deal. TechCrunch… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 24, 2008 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

9 Ways TechHui Can Benefit You

I know TechHui is a community for techies in Hawaii, but what can TechHui do for me? The answer depends on who you are and what you do. Whether you are a Linux enthusiast, an EE professor or a Java developer thinking about moving to the islands, there is something here for you. We've compiled some ideas that cover employers, employees, socialites and nerds… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 15, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

OS X Menus Anger Me

I recently changed from a Windows laptop to a MacBook Pro for my main machine. I have always been familiar with OS X because others in the office use it and I test Swing applications on OS X for customers. The transition to OS X on my primary machine has been relatively painless. For the most part the UI is elegant, aesthetically pleasing and provides a great user… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 12, 2008 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

3G iPhone Nice, But Still Missing Key Features

This week the blog featured several good iPhone 3G posts. Finally the wait it over. The most important improvements are 3G network support, GPS, support for third party apps, Exchange push support and a significant price cut. These are all great, but I can't believe we still don't have basic features like cut, copy and paste. I wonder if this is because they haven't figured out how to reconcile text selection with the fact that click and drag gestures… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 9, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

AJAX Shells: Goosh!

A few months ago I ran across an AJAX interactive Ruby interpreter that really impressed me. It is an actual, working Ruby interpreter with an AJAX help system triggered by certain commands. If you type "help" followed by a number it will display the chapter's content in the area below the interpreter.

Today,… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 6, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments


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