Getting Ruby on Rails 1.0 running on Gentoo

After ignoring the advice to use Ruby 1.8.2 instead of the more recent 1.8.3, I got the “uninitialized constant Mysql” error and decided to downgrade.  With Gentoo,…

Microsoft Award for Customer Excellence Program

It turns out that the 30+ bugs and suggestions that I filed through MSDN Product Feedback during Visual Studio 2005’s beta cycle won me what looks like…

How I find performance bottlenecks in my ASP.NET projects

Have you ever heard of a product called Ants Profiler by Red Gate?  An absolutely phenomenal product for profiling .NET code.  At the time of this writing,…