Friday 25 June 2004 at 12:30 am
Theres a certain simplicity to this type of device that makes me think we should give these to our sales people - Dana Wireless
. Its PalmOS, very small and light, can't be infected with viruses or have disk crashes (theres no disk to crash).
This has been around once before - Custom Debian Install CD's
. Useful for unsupported hardware like the Broadcom gigabit NIC's in the PE 2650's.
Why kernel debugging in Linux has a long way to go
compared to commercial Unices like Solaris.
A small Linux distribution to test hardware - StressLinux
. Hasn't been updated in awhile unfortunately.
A couple of sites hosting geeky fonts one
One day I'll learn some TeX and then this will become a useful resource - LaTeX Tips
I suspect this is an elaborate windup - if it isn't then this guy certainly has the most powerful enterprise class in-car mp3 player
in the world.
I particularly like the script kiddie one - Unix Koans
Friday 18 June 2004 at 9:05 pm
How to use Visio to create Active Directory diagrams
using the AD schema data as a source of information.
Relating Architecture to Website design
This has been around for awhile but its a very well done guide to the Ruby language
Replace the boring A5 notepad with a robust moleskin
A robot which will 'spray' walls
and possibly create entire buildings like an upscale 3D printer.
A great piece of DIY CGI animation
(put together on a mid-range Athlon).
A list of open source WYSIWYG in-page web editors
PDF plans to make paper Star Wars models
A nice X11 application launcher/toolbar - Pogo
As featured on slashdot - O'Reilly have a History of Computer Languages poster
Monday 14 June 2004 at 8:22 pm
Text Tools -
A freeform idea / note taker - KeyNote
Plenty of good text editors to replace Notepad - Context
Firefox and Thunderbird are the browser and mail components of the Mozilla Project
Mozilla Composer is available as a standalone package called Nvu
Putty is the must have SSH client
WinSCP is a gui frontend on SecureCopy
for excrypted file transfers.
RSS is the efficient way to browse the web - use SharpReader
Dependency Walker shows dll use - depends.exe
FileMon and ProcExplorer are two of the many useful debugging tools at SysInternals
For all your Unix needs use Cygwin
or a simpler subset of common Unix CLI tools
Clean away adware and spyware with Spybot
Thursday 03 June 2004 at 11:44 pm
to help companies decide wether Open Source will work for them.
Nice ad for DVD player
A compilation of Perl operators in the form of a table of elements
A compilation of Common errors in English
Nice idea -
a reverse lookup dictionary
A web browser adware detector
A FreeBSD based iTunes server
Microsoft have release their Threat Modeling Tool
. This helps you setup a structure in which you can layout systems and their various weaknesses and entry points in terms of security. Fairly unpolished at the moment but there is a nice sample file in there which shows off some of the tools potential.
Nice breakdown of the CSS Boxmodel
A little odd considering how small putty is - still I'm sure someone will find JavaSSH
A sourceforge project to enable inplace PHP editing with EditThisPagePHP
Useful - Project Management Tools & Templates
How to create frames without using frames
. What next - a
tag that doesn't blink ?