Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Jumping into Ads

Apologies for the long hiatus.  I’ve been busy is a bad excuse, but it’s true.  Well, it’s not so much busy as lazy. Anyway, I got quite discouraged after all this time with 8 apps in the marketplace, some since … Continue reading

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Portland Oregon Code Camp 2011

On Saturday, 4 June 2011, they held the Nth Portland Code Camp.  I don’t know what N is equal to, but it was the 5th one I’ve attended.  It was quite good, all things considered, although I think I prefer … Continue reading

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Now Available: Ham Radio Technician License Practice Exam App

My Ham Radio Technician license class practice exam app — that horrendous bug fixed — is now available in the marketplace. Actually, it was back in the Marketplace a few days ago, but I’m just now getting around to mentioning it.  If … Continue reading

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Got a Windows Phone Device — Hooray!

Yesterday, I got my new device via Fedex, thanks to the kindness and diligence of Chris Koenig, MS Developer Evangelist! I’ve been trying to get the attention of someone in the Mothership to beg and plead for a gratis WP7 … Continue reading

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Interesting WP7 ListBox Behavior

I just finished a knock-down drag-out battle against my own code.  And I won.  Finally.  Quite frankly, this was completely unexpected behavior, and I wasn’t sure if it was native behavior or introduced by something I did, or something that … Continue reading

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I Start a Non-Tech Blog

I initially posted a non-technical, music-related piece here earlier today, but then I decided that I wanted this blog to remain on-message as far as technology is concerned, so that post is gone.  However, I will continue to want to … Continue reading

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BigInteger: Wow!

An interesting new construct in .NET 4 is the BigInteger. You may recall that the max value of the following integer types are: Int16.MaxValue = 32,767 Int32.MaxValue = 2,147,483,647 Int64.MaxValue = 9,223,372,036,854,775,807 Now, it won’t be often that you will … Continue reading

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