Blizzard discussion…

This started as a semi-private convo, based on one of my blog entries, but I wanted to open it up to you guys. Naturally I asked permission, because that’s just the kind of guy I am. Dan: (original post here: Dan’s Post) Me well yeah… #1 does kinda make the rest of it pretty pointless. … Read more

a cautionary tale…

For the most part, I enjoy my 2.5 hour commute to Atlanta. XM Radio is a wonderful thing, as are books on CD. I try to make two round trips each week…. drive down on Monday morning, spend the night and drive back Tuesday afternoon. I like to take Wednesday off, and then repeat for … Read more

They made a sequel to Jackass The Movie…

…and they named it The Dukes of Hazzard! Most people in my generation either loved The Dukes of Hazzard or hated it. I have fond memories of me as a child, sitting up late with my Dad and watching it, along with A Man Called Hawk and Knight Rider. I honestly don’t remember much about … Read more

The Good and Bad of Partial Classes in VB.NET

Ok, first off, let me thank whoever decided to implement Partial Classes in VB.NET. You Rock!! Ok, now… (for those of you who are new here) Partial classes are incredibly cool and allow developers to work in the same class without having an exclusive lock on a file that others need. We all know how … Read more

Do you optimize too much?

Ever see some code and think “I could rewrite that tighter and cleaner“ but when you do so, you wonder if you’ve actually improved anything or just made it harder to understand at first glance? In the two examples below, both chunks of code end up doing the same thing. So… while option 1 is more … Read more