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Blog Archive for staufferjames during January 2008

When interviewing candidates (only 3-4 interviews) I would ask them the following question: What kind of programming work do you like best? They always gave then same basic answer: Creating new software. Since that isn't the answer that I would give I asked my co-workers and between 4 of us we had 3 different answers: Creating something new Debugging problems Improving (adding features,...
On a real-life desktop I will often move toward an object to work with it. i.e. When I want to look at the calendar I will move closer to it. That allows better use of my desktop because some objects are "zoomed out" and therefore take less space (in my field of view). I received an iPod Touch for Christmas and the zooming of web pages and pictures works well. Of course adding a touch screen to...
How much paper would be saved each year it Microsoft changed the default margins in Word to 1" on each side (or even 1/2")? Remember that when you choose your program defaults.
I had a URL that I wanted to POST with JavaScript so a made a         <form name="doForm" action="" method="post">        </form> and used JavaScript to set action and call submit. But Tomcat showed the request as a GET (I.E. 7 is my browser). I found that adding a dummy...