Vista + 2GB RAM = :)

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I installed Vista RC2 when it was first released and have been struggling with performance using a Dell 9300 with1GB RAM, 7200 HDD, 2Ghz M cpu, 6800go GPU. Today my new RAM arrived from AusPCMarket – 2 sticks of Corsair … Continued

Tech.Ed feedback

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Thought it’d be easier to put the comments here than make a GIANT comment on Frank’s blog. Comments on Tech Ed that most come to mind: Tech Ed The venue – in general it was well layed out and had … Continued

New Polygons in Virtual Earth

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A nice new feature in Virtual Earth is the addition of polygons. If you have used polylines then with one additional line of code to set the fill colour you can do polygons. function DrawPoly(id,points,width,color) { poly = new VEPolygon(id,points); … Continued

How angry am I?

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 Looks like i’m not as angry as i thought:   You Are 44% Angry  Generally, you are not an angry person.But you’re easily frustrated and enraged. You have one heck of a temper.And because of your anger, you tend to … Continued

The cost of elections

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The amount of resources at our election on saturday got me thinking about how much it costs the tax payers of Australia. Did you know a federal election cost in excess of $100 million?http://www.aec.gov.au/_content/when/elections/costs.htm Cost of the 2004 federal election: … Continued

Convert to Decimal Degrees

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Useful little function and logic to convert to decimal degrees for use with Virtual Earth private double degreesMinutesSecondsToDecimal(string degminsec) { //Divide the number of seconds by 60, 28.79 ÷ 60 = 0.5166. //Add the result to the number of minutes, … Continued

Namespaces in Javascript

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With so much code be written in javascript for modern web2.0 sites it is important to start using namespaces to ensure your code can won’t conflict with other functions and varibles. This is a nice technique that also allows for … Continued