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Archive for January, 2007

A Wii bit of fun and games… Or what does milk have to do with a Wii??

My wife sometimes actually reads my blog.  Of course I get a some of grief about it and a few chuckles at home.  I also get the random threat when I do something bone-headed at home where she tells me that “I should post a comment on your blog and tell people what you’re really like!”  I’m [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on January 26th, 2007 under Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

How can you raise an "Out of Memory" exception when you don’t have any?

Or, “How to take a simple problem and create a complex solution.“ In the early days of developing Delphi we pondered that very question.  How can you allocated an exception object on the heap when the memory manager has already just told you “Hey the memory’s not here man.”?  The answer to that turned out [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on January 13th, 2007 under Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

The year ahead…

Welcome to the new year!  A new year is a convenient opportunity for one to shed some of the negative baggage from the past year(s) and concentrate on doing better (personally, professionally, family, etc…) throughout the coming year.  My pragmatic and skeptical side tends to eschew such patently “false” and “self-delusional” things like new years resolutions.  [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on January 3rd, 2007 under Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

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