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Archive for April, 2012

Ken Rockwell pages on Nikon D700, D300 and Sony PCM-M10 Review

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/04/30

If you love photography, be sure to read Ken Rockwell’s website. It is filled with useful information on photography and audio ranging from generic tips on making better pictures to specialized tips for many brands of equipment.

Since I use a Nikon D700 and D300, these are the most important for me, with a few quotes: Read the rest of this entry »

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WAP: those were the days (:

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/04/27

Gearing down to WAP:

Zoals Donny al zegt, je hebt GPRS voor 2G, wat redelijk werkt voor lage-bandbreedte dingen zoal mail en mobiele websites ( bezoeken.

Vroeger had je ook nog WAP (wireless access protocol). Hele lage bandbreedte. Daarvoor moet je browser wel wap begrijpen. Zo is nog in de lucht.

Moderne browsers snappen WAP iig. niet. Voor een simulator voor WAP: (en probeer maar


via: Providers vergroten capaciteit netwerken voor Koninginnedag | Mobile | Nieuws.

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Nog meer oude info :)

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/04/27

Dit was 1 van de dingen die ik midden jaren ’90 van de vorige eeuw voorzag: oude info blijft tot in de eeuwigheid beschikbaar.

  • Vestigingsadres: HOOFDSTRAAT  207  B
  • Vestigingsplaats: 2171BC  SASSENHEIM

Toen het nog een eenmanszaak was en je de 500 meter van je favoriete vereniging naar huis blind kon afleggen.


via: Kamer van koophandel: handelsregister : Kiezen informatieproduct.

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Dodgy Coder: Coding tricks of game developers

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/04/26

Some very interesting tips from game development that apply juts as well to general software development.

On code health:

Now I always try to dig right down to the root cause of a bug, even if a simple, and seemingly safe, patch is available. I want my code to be healthy. If you go to the doctor and tell him “it hurts when I do this,” then you expect him to find out why it hurts, and to fix that.

Though tools like SourceMonitor can help you track your code health, the best tool is between your ears.


via: Dodgy Coder: Coding tricks of game developers.

Posted in .NET, Batch-Files, C#, C# 2.0, C# 3.0, C# 4.0, C# 5.0, Delphi, Delphi x64, Delphi XE2, Development, JavaScript/ECMAScript, PHP, PowerShell, Scripting, Software Development | 1 Comment »

SQL Server 2012 is Generally Available! – SQL Server Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/04/25

I’ve been really busy lately with a couple of migration projects, so I totally missed the various SQL Server 2012 is Generally Available! announcements.

Which is important because for one client, this opens the possibility of move from SQL Server 2000 right to SQL Server 2012  in stead of SQL Server 2008 R2 and make a more smooth path for Azure.



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