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I was just contacted by a home user who wanted to know if she could access a Silverlight application from home on her Macintosh computer. I told her to give it a try. A few minutes later she sent me a very nice email just pleased as she could be that she didn't have to make the trip into work to complete a tiny 10 minute chore before leaving for vacation. It was a wonderful warm & fuzzy moment.
Yesterday I had a user all excited about the fact that they can sort a data grid by two or more columns by holding the shift key. Magic that works right out of the box. No other applications that we have are able to work that tiny miracle so easily.
With Silverlight I have the means to quickly deliver an identical experience to people across a wide variety of platforms - my customers like it and I as a developer enjoy the environment.
I guess with all that success there is no better time for Microsoft to abandon the technology and chase after the steaming pile of bullshit that is the HTML stack. Hell, I love the idea of learning a dozen different languages and technologies just so I can deliver a crappy, inconsistent product to my customers. Yeah, that's a winning plan. I so look forward to the standards being finalized in 8 more years.... that's progress.
PRO TIP FOR MICROSOFT: Vision isn't following other's lead. Vision is often recognizing that you've the winning hand right NOW and simply going with it. Retards.
And yes, I know I've posted similar rants before.
It still makes me mad though.
I can't name the album, but I wonder if the song might have been "I hate myself for loving you," by, who was that singer: one of the Jetsons Family; Joan ... Joanie ?
By the way, I just checked on NameCheap.com, and originalgriff.com, and aboriginalgriff.com are both available domains.
"We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough."Niels Bohr's comment to Wolfgang Pauli, after Pauli presented Heisenberg's and Pauli's nonlinear field theory of elementary particles, at Columbia University, 1958.
I think it was Joan Jett[^] who sang "I hate myself for loving you" (and the "American Chopper" theme tune "Bad reputation"), but no, it was Sharon Den Adel using her wonderful voice on "Why not me". And she was singing "Fire and Ice" when I clicked the link.
If you get an email telling you that you can catch Swine Flu from tinned pork then just delete it. It's Spam.
Well... I just found out that Visual Studio 2012 has no Setup Project template integrated...
Your possibilities are: Install a commercial product or search for any other possibility to install something...
Why the f*** did they drop the visual studio installer project?? for any simple project I made it provided everything I needed and was easy to use...