Archive forApril, 2009

Why Live Maps sucks compared to Google maps

The user experience of Live Maps completely sucks compared to Google Maps. It’s that bad I really don’t think they even bother testing it.   Live Maps experience: go to maps.live.com. Here it redirects to http://maps.live.com.au/? which seems to fail to properly load every single time. Instead you have to hit refresh. the page loads […]

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Iterators: a flag for simplification ?

A couple of months ago I blogged about iterators in VB (or the lack there-of), and pointed folks to an article I wrote for Visual Studio magazine that provides snippets and templates to help with iterators in VB. One of the things I talk about in that article is often the use of iterators in […]

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In the garden: Mid April 2009

Just a quick update. Lots of tomatoes at present. Picking a tray full every 3 days or so.    

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