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February 2005

Soccer on US TV

Number of Views : 2899Ok I am finally going to rant. I can’t get any Soccer on TV. I currently pay a ton of money for cable TV each month. My current plan does not come with espn 2 or foxsports net. Now most of you out there would probably …

Tourney Logic – Match Play Pool Completed

Number of Views : 2071The Tourney logic Match Play pool ended. The scores were lack luster. You can read more at Joel’s blog. I didn’t win, but like all pools and leagues, it made me watch more sports. The same thing happens when I play fantasy soccer or football. It …

WordPress 1.5 is out

Number of Views : 4597WordPress has released their new version 1.5. WordPress is the blog software I use to run jimiz.net. It is a great application and my hat goes off to the developers. One thing I hope to get out of the upgrade (I will be upgrading this weekend) …

Picasa – The image application

Number of Views : 2445I have been thinking of the best piece of software I have every used. It probably has boiled down to most recently Firefox and Picasa. Unless you have been living under a rock you probably know about firefox. So Let me tell you a bit about …

Phillips Senseo

Number of Views : 1989I frequently listen to Adam Curry and his podcast the Daily Source Code. He has often mentioned his love of the philips Senseo coffee maker. So I decided this weekend I was going to get one. And I have to admit, this is one great coffee …

Tourney Logic – Pool

Number of Views : 2928My friend Joel has opened up a tourney on his site tourneylogic.com. He has some good info on his blog Joel has created program with a bracket control, for tournaments. You can visit tourneylogic.com

RSS Screen Saver

Number of Views : 1923I have been working on a screen saver for IIS reporter. In doing research for that I made / modified a C# (Visual studio 2005) demo for and RSS screen saver. This screen saver is build in Visual C# express and uses the .net framework 2.0. …

Music – Shooter Jennings

Number of Views : 2293I have found the next album I am going to purchase. I am not sure if Itunes carry’s his label. But Shooter Jennings (www.shooterjennings.com) has his first record out. The son of the late great Waylon Jennings and Jesse Colter. Shooter has a sound that is …

Music – George Thorogood

Number of Views : 2048Well I finally purchased a CD. I have not bought a cd for a few months. In fact I can’t even remember when the last time I purchased a CD. It must have been over a year. Now spinning in my car, other than my Ipaq …

Connection Strings

Number of Views : 1951I was reading Joel’s blog the other day and noticed he had a linke to a site called www.connectionstrings.com What a great site. I could have used this information a few hundred times already. Just thinking back on some recent projects, when I had to search …

.NET IDE

Number of Views : 3252I was thinking a while back how difficult it would be to learn how to use the .NET platform if I did not have the Visual Studio IDE interface. It go me thinking and searching for some alternatives. I did remember that you could use webmatrix …

At the Tone the Time will be – Sorry No time

Number of Views : 4809I finally found out some information about the local time number. You know, the number you could call and a nice lady would come on and tell you what time it was. After some research I found out that SBC Michigan has discontinued the service. I …

Death of the album

Number of Views : 2314I keep reading blogs with people talking about the death of the album. In fact on slashdot they have a story HERE from the Washington Post about the death of CD’s. The idea is that we can all make our plastic (cd’s , dvd, tapes) and …

Migration to Sourceforge.net

Number of Views : 2970I have finally completed the move from gotdotnet.com to sourceforge.net. You can get to the sourceforge page at this link: http://sourceforge.net/projects/iisreporter/ So far I have been really happy with the sourceforge location. I ended up udating my CVS to use sourceforge. I am currently using both …