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Archive for December, 2009

One of my ongoing weekend projects is an AIR chat application, recently rechristened “JUICE” a.k.a. “John’s Ultimate Internet Chat Experience”. I realize that may only be the case for myself, but the project has been very educational and entertaining for me. The initial release used AIR/Flex as the front-end, ColdFusion and MySQL for the backend, […]

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 14:05 9 comments

Sean Murphy (my friend and fellow BYU-AUG member) just did a write up of some training he did last month for our user group. It’s an introduction to P2P with Flash+Stratus. In my opinion, this is some really exciting technology as most communication of this sort (for Flash player) has to be routed through an […]

Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 15:52 1 comment

I’ve really come to appreciate the “workspace” feature in OS X and Linux. However, I do most of my development in Windows which (oddly) has no similar feature. I’ve tried a few applications that give Windows this ability, my favorite is an open source project called VirtuaWin. Their project is hosted on SourceForge, where you […]

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 16:09 0 comments

One of my friends posted an upside-down, reversed status to Facebook. .ǝƃɐd ɹnoʎ oʇuo sIɥʇ ǝʇsɐd puɐ ʎdoɔ ‘sʎɐs sIɥʇ ʇɐɥʍ ʇno ǝɹnƃIɟ oʇ ɥƃnouǝ ʇɹɐɯs ǝɹɐ noʎ ɟI I’d never seen anyone do this before (sorry, I never really got into MySpace or Twitter, and only recently started using Facebook), so naturally I wanted […]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 22:05 0 comments

I’ve been using Daemon Tools for as long as I can remember to mount ISO images on Windows. I think it’s an awesome program, I’m sure many would agree. I have no complaints other than the fact that I haven’t been able to get it to work on Windows 7. I’ve started using SlySoft’s Virtual […]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 11:05 0 comments