4 years ago today, 15 July 2003, AOL Time Warner disbanded Netscape Communications Corporation - the company that sparked the Dot Com Internet boom in the mid-90’s with its 1995 IPO. Also 4 years ago today, The Mozilla Foundation was established.
According to the Strategic Security Blog, a commercial satellite took a photo last year of a classified Chinese submarine that has shown up in Google Earth. You can see it in the satellite view of Google Maps or click the image below for full-size.
It’s amazing how the Internet has opened up the world. Even just [...]
If you use Firefox, you know there’s a handy little web search box in the top-right corner. And hopefully you know that you can press the Ctrl+K shortcut combination (on Windows) to put focus in the search box. You hit Enter to run the search in the current tab or Alt+Enter to run the search in a new [...]
Ruby on Rails is definitely the cool new kid at school right now. Actually, RoR is like the suave, handsome quarterback type who the girls swoon over and the guys want to be until everyone finds out he lives in a rotting shed in the sticks with a goat on a leash in the yard [...]
Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, and SQL Server 2008 are launching together on February 27, 2008. The big launch event will be in LA. (By way of the Windows Server blog.)
For my fellow Canadians, no word yet on the Canadian launch plans.
I just posted a new episode of Devcasting on Facebook application development. Enjoy.
Here’s some helpful info from the VB team on the difference between VB 9, VBx, and Silverlight. A couple of excerpts:
Visual Basic 9 is the next version of Visual Basic. Visual Basic 10, or VBx as it’s sometimes called, is the version of Visual Basic that will follow VB 9. Currently VBx is in very [...]