PureText – Clipboard Cleaner For Windows

[PureText](http://www.stevemiller.net/puretext/) by Steve Miller is awesome for pasting stuff into CityDesk (and other HTML editors, rich text editors, formatted emails, Word docs, spreadsheets, etc). You just paste using Windows-V instead of Ctrl-V, and it’ll strip out all the formatting. It’s like doing Edit -> Paste Without Formatting or pasting into Notepad, copying, and pasting into… Continue reading PureText – Clipboard Cleaner For Windows

World’s Worst Code Snippet?

Check out this [code snippet](http://www.thedailywtf.com/forums/65091/ShowPost.aspx). The programmer couldn’t figure out why the AccountId variable sometimes wasn’t set right, so he decided to read the value from the application’s debug log file! What the hell?!

Vim Assistant

Okay, this is one for the hard-core geeks. My apologies to everyone else :-). This is an animation showing the new [Assistant for Vim](http://pix.mybll.de/vim.gif) in action. It’s not just the Office weenies that get help from animated characters now!

Free eBooks From Apress

Apress is [giving away some free eBooks](http://apress.com/free/) in hopes of getting people to sign up for their newsletter. Titles include: – A Programmer’s Introduction to PHP 4.0 – Writing Perl Modules for CPAN – Google, Amazon and Beyond: Creating and Consuming Web Services – Practical Common Lisp – plus several others You don’t even need… Continue reading Free eBooks From Apress

Programming Blog

In addition to my new photography blog, I’ve started a programming blog. Why the two new blogs? Well, I read a lot of online articles about both photography (my main pasttime) and programming (my profession). I wanted to keep track of interesting articles I come across, so I can read them again one day or… Continue reading Programming Blog