Monthly Archives: January 2006

Stay Negative and Succeed

When I started my business I never used to hear “no”. Now I hear “no” all the time, and I’m much happier. As you get deeper into running your own business you change. You start to understand the business advice … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Are You Ready?

Corporate videos. Gotta love 'em. I have no idea what it's all about, but those guys rule! Definitive proof that IDEs rot your brain, by the way.

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How to convert CSV into XML and XML into CSV using Java

I've put up a new article on the Ricebridge site: How to convert CSV into XML and XML into CSV using Java. It does exactly what is says on the tin. I explain how to get XML Manager and CSV … Continue reading

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A Big Little Idea

Send your customers a hand-written thank you note. It's as simple as that. I'm a regular reader of Duct Tape Marketing, and I think John Jantsch is really on the ball. If you run a business, go check him out. … Continue reading

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Dojo: Progress!

NOTE: Please see Bob Leurck's example for some updates on this code. The last time I posted about dojo we looked at creating a simple dojo widget. The final aim was to produce a web-oriented progress bar. Well, now it's … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Math Nerdism

WARNING: danger of mathematically-induced mind-body separation. The Number Spiral. No. Seriously. You keep reading because you want to know “why! why?”

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Tragic Typing

Since starting this blog, I've realised that my abysmal typing is holding me back. I've come to think that you need to type well to write well. I just have to hit the delete key way to much. I'm fast, … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Song Tapper

Got some stupid melody stuck in your head? Well go find out what the song is!

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Document Delight

I've been following this blog called Creating Passionate Users for a while. It's by the people who write the “Head First” books. Now I've never actually read any of their books, but I did use the amazon preview to check … Continue reading

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Dojo: Learn By Doing

Do you dojo? Dojo is the JavaScript toolkit that I'm going to use from now on. Why? Well I did a quick eval of most of the toolkits out there, and it made the best impression. I wasn't looking for … Continue reading

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