Archive for November, 2007
Now I don’t mean that CodeRage II will be a free for all, with topics such as ‘Migrating to Visual Basic 6′ and ‘Writing an Object Persistence Framework in COBOL.NET’, but that free CodeRage admission is now available to everyone.
If you haven’t RSVP’ed to this party yet, I’d strongly urge you to do so now. [...]
Well, I’ve reached the halfway point in my quest to increase awareness for mens health issues, so thought I’d provide a quick update as to my progress so far. Here is a photo which captures the current state of my furry little lip dweller.
I would also like to take the opportunity to issue a huge [...]Posted by David Clegg on November 15th, 2007 under General | Comment now »
I often feel a lot of different emotions when using ECO, including happiness, smugness (knowing all the other suckers are coding the hard
way) and frustration (usually due to inexperience :-)). But today it invoked another emotion… laughter.
I was attempting to use the IOclPsService to execute an OCL statement when I was greeted with the following [...]
One of my pet peeves as a developer are exception messages that mask the true reason behind a particular exception. I was reminded of this just now after finally discovering the cause of a bug which I’ve been trying to stomp on for the last hour.
I’ve been writing some classes to talk to an Oracle [...]
During Movember (the month formerly known as November) I’ll be growin a Mo. That’s right I’m bringing the Mo back because I’m passionate about men’s health and the fight against prostate cancer. Why?
Every year in New Zealand 2,656 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 600 die of the disease, making prostate cancer [...]Posted by David Clegg on November 1st, 2007 under General | 3 Comments »