Archive for September, 2007

JAVA TOOLBOX: 20+ Java Tools

Posted in Developing on September 29, 2007 by v1ruz

From Mashable, another toolbox

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Messy Code? Stumped? Submit it to be refactored @

Posted in Developing on September 28, 2007 by v1ruz

Have you got a method that you’re dying to simplify? A class that’s growing out of control? Or an algorithm that you just can’t get working? Submit it to the new, awesome web app Refactor My Code, and have it refactored.

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10 Reasons You Should be Using Thunderbird

Posted in Software on September 26, 2007 by v1ruz

Thunderbird has a whole host of features and add-ons which together provide an all in one interface for reading and organizing email, RSS, web pages, and newsgroups.

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The 7 Most Influential GNU/Linux Distributions

Posted in Linux/Unix on September 26, 2007 by v1ruz

An insider’s look at the top distros, revealing both their strengths and their weaknesses.

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100 (Legal) Sources for Free Stock Images

Posted in Design, Photoshop on September 26, 2007 by v1ruz

Staying legal as a designer or webmaster means you
’ll have to either create your own images or buy them from stock sites. Fortunately, there are a number of sources for free images, and we’ve collected them here. So read on for 100 sources where you can find free stock images: and don’t worry — they’re all legal!

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LEGO iPhone Already Pre-Bricked Out of the Box on sale for $399[PIC]

Posted in Apple, Various on September 26, 2007 by v1ruz

artist Nathan Sawaya stays right on top of the news with his blocky replicas, and following up his Halo 3 Master Chief creation we showed you yesterday is his next LEGO model, an iPhone. Since he calls himself a “brick artist,” could he be reacting to the prospect of the iPhone turning into a brick if you hack it? One thing’s for sure, the…

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Gallery: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard 9A559- Think Secret

Posted in Apple, Software on September 26, 2007 by v1ruz

Apple’s newest build of Mac OS X 10.5 distributed to developers is showing signs of nearing completion, but Leopard has not yet reached release candidate status with build 9A559.

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