There is a very cool Subversion feature called svn:externals (or External Definitions), which is a very powerful feature that allows several projects to reuse common code. However, this can be a very dangerous feature, if you’re not careful… but we’ll get to that.
The svn:externals feature allows you to create a working copy consisting of [...]
Google has done it again. They’ve just introducing a new web browser called Chrome that is fast, easy to use, and has lots of nice features — oh ya, it’s also very pleasant to look at. If Microsoft wasn’t worried before, they had better be worried, now.
Here’s a screenshot of chrome in action:
What I immediately [...]
One of the members of the JKI team just pointed me to the new version (2.5.2798.17141) of XML Notepad. The major improvement is performance — it’s MUCH faster! The old version was pretty clunky (although, very feature rich and easy to use).
This free tool from Microsoft is very useful for editing and debugging XML when [...]
I’m lucky enough to have a new project that will be developed in LabVIEW 8.6 (which was just released at NIWeek 2008), so I get to start using various new features like Darren’s totaly awesome Quick Drop tool. I’m really excited to start using Quick Drop, because I saw Darren (the LabVIEW R&D team member [...]
One of the beautiful things about source code control is having the ability to compare the differences between a file that you’ve modified and the same file before the modifications. If you’re already using TortoiseSVN then you probably know that it has built-in support for comparing the differences of text files. But, did [...]
It’s been a long time since the heyday of high-tech IPOs that occurred in the late 1990’s, here in Silicon Valley. So, it’s very exciting that VMware (NYSE: VMW) is having its IPO this morning (Aug 14th, 2007).
Anyone who knows me (in a technical capacity) knows I LOVE LOVE LOVE (did I mention that [...]
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