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Blog Archive for malcolmdavis during September 2005

In my blog 'How do you classify yourself?' I discussed that programmers throw around titles. I further conveyed that U.S. states reserve the use of certain titles to licensed individuals. For instance, you can’t sell and market yourself as a medical doctor, unless you are licensed by the state as a medical doctor. In Canada, Microsoft has caught grief about the Microsoft Certified System...
PDFCreator installs a virtual printer driver that allows applications to print to PDF files rather than a printer. I’ve found it useful for several tasks: Bookmark alternative: Bookmarked pages have a tendency to disappear or move. The Google cache may or may not have the page. When I really want a page for reference later on, initially I did a browser ‘save as’ to remedy the...
Eclipse 3.1 looked rushed. [Possibly trying to get ready for JavaOne.] I read the bug fixes for Eclipse 3.2 M1, which seemed to contain a large number of fixes for an ‘M’ release. I noticed a difference right from the start with a different startup screen. I haven’t detected any major flaws after several weeks of usage. [Still some SWT grips from 3.1] All my Eclipse 3.1 plug-ins work....