A GUI for Amazon SimpleDb – SimpleDb Manager

I just released a new software called SimpleDb Manager for managing your SimpleDb databases.  You can get it form www.sdbmanager.com and try it free for 30 days.  Since it is still in beta, I have reduced the price to $19.99 but only for a LIMITED time.  The price will go up as soon as the(…)

Google Chrome JavaScript Speed Test

Google Chrome JavaScript Speed Test

Google’s new browser – Chrome – has a JavaScript engine called V8 that was built from scratch.  So, how fast is it? I ran these tests http://mootools.net/slickspeed/ on IE, Firefox and Chrome. Here are the results: It looks like Chrome is about 13% faster than Firefox and 82% faster than IE 7. All browsers are(…)

PDC 2008, Sponsorship Opportunity

I am not a salesman which is good, because I can’t sell cold water in hell.  But I am a professional developer and REALLY want to go to PDC 2008. Since 1991, the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) has been Microsoft’s premier gathering of leading-edge developers and architects. Attend the PDC to understand the future of(…)

Is Microsoft Buying the Community?

I love the blogosphere – specially for technical information and news.  My guess is that probably 75% of my “reading” comes from blogs and the rest from magazines such as MSDN, aspnetPRO, Visual studio Magazine, etc…  (plug: my article just made the cover story on asp.netPRO) As a .net developer, I read these blogs: Scott(…)

Free IT Consultation in the DC Metro Area

I have been busy working on several things since I quit my job.  Things like the open source twitter/micro-blogging platform (yonkly.com), a couple of contracts for a couple of clients and not to mention all the learning, blogging, writing and speaking that I have been doing.  In the process I have learned a lot and(…)