How I like to code

Monthly Archives: April 2009

You have to hand it to Obama

I set up this blog site for programming. I set up this site so that I could share with other programmers some of the problems I have had and how I overcame them. I set up this site, so that I could share with other developers who had similar problems as I did. I didn’t […]

PowerBook G4 suffers another problem

Apple doesn’t go out of their way when they have a batch of computers that have problems, unless of course those computers blow up and cause bodily damage. The problem I’m talking about is the PowerBook G4 lower memory bank dying (apple.com). Apparently, there was a whole lot of laptops that had this problem, but […]

WWDC09 Sold out?

You know, I want to go to WWDC, but I couldn’t justify the trip. I had to many things going on at that point in time. The more time went on, the more I thought about going. The track I was really interested in was OpenCL. Honestly, I didn’t think it would sell out. But […]

Quote of the day

“With AT&T as the mandatory carrier, owning an iPhone is like dating a supermodel with cancer” (wired.com) I think that about sums it up!

Print to PDF with AppleScript and Microsoft Word

Recently, I needed to automate printing a Word document to a PDF file and have it saved to a predefined location. There were some good articles on the web about how to do the printing part, or the PDF part but not how to save the output. So, here’s my stab at printing a Word […]

God, I hate my Xbox360

Last month, my Xbox 360 died. Again. This is the third Xbox for me… All have died from the stupid red ring of death. This time around, the Microsoft tech’s messed up my support ticket, so after a week of waiting around, I had to have them cancel the ticket and re-create my ticket so […]