devZing - MantisBT Management Control Panel Released

devZing has released a new MantisBT control panel for managing those settings that are not exposed inside MantisBT giving you even more control over your install. Read More more »

How to install Sybase’s ODBC driver on Ubuntu Linux 8.10 for ASE/IQ/Replication Server/SQL Anywhere/etc

It is always interesting how when you are working on a problem, someone else in your sphere is solving almost the same problem. Jason posted yesterday about installing ODBC on Ubuntu for Sybase which was one of the challenges we had as part of my previou… more »

New Bike!

I haven't posted much about my enjoyment of motorcycles, but yesterday I took the next step in my ongoing series of motorcycle experiences. My new bike is a 2005 Suzuki DL1000 otherwise known at the V-strom. I'm looking forward to getting to know it a… more »

Looking for a Sybase MobiLink Contractor

Are you or someone you know an expert in Sybase MobiLink? I am looking for someone to help us out by doing some knowledge transfer, performing a readiness assessment and assisting us in the deployment of MobiLink that underlies a new solution we are offe… more »

The Last Language War / Language Trolling Post You'll Ever Need To Read (Hopefully)

Via Jeremy D. Miller This post by David is hilarious (warning programmer humor...) more »

Christopher Avery - Responsibility Tip

I've heard Christopher Avery speak once and had a couple of email conversations and I have deep respect for the message he is trying to get across. His e-Tip from Feb '06 is this: Three ways you and I reduce our ability to respond and lead everyday:… more »

Speaking at SAO 11/30/05

For those of you in the Portland, OR metro area you might be interested in attending the SAO Developers SIG on Wednesday Nov 30, 2005 at 7:30am. The topic will be Agile Development - The Academic and Industry Perspectives. I will be sharing the stage wit… more »

Why Don't You Take Vacation?

Recently I have run into a number of people, both employees and consultants who can’t seem to separate themselves from their work while on vacation. This behavior is extremely mystifying to me. A related phenomenon is people who won’t/don’t use their vac… more »

Presenting TDD at Code Camp 2005 in Portland, OR

I'll be presenting a session on TDD at the 2005 Portland, OR Code Camp on July 23 at 11:15am. more »

London Bound

I'll be in London next week (6/19-6/24) so if anyone wants to get together in the evening drop me a line. more »