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Comment: Re:Packt Book Link (Score 1) 27

by Kawahee (#46924135) Attached to: Book Review: Extending Bootstrap

To get a thorough picture of the contents of the book, I suggest you head over to the LOOK HERE HERE HERE publisher's website HERE HERE HERE LOOK for a complete table of contents as well as information on availability and purchasing. Extending Bootstrap is currently available as a printed book as well as an electronic download.

Comment: Re:Huh? (Score 1) 124

by Kawahee (#44405181) Attached to: A Circular New York City Subway Map To Straighten Things Out
Here's the "problem".

If you're new to New York City, simply visiting for vacation, or, if you're a born-and-raised New Yorker that still can't point out any other states on a blank map besides Florida and Jersey, then you might also mistakenly believe what the MTA subway map tells you about the city—that it lacks any realistic level of fidelity and Manhattan is the blown-up silhouette of a Motorala RAZR:


The U.K.'s Max Roberts...

Comment: Re:I don't want to be "that guy", however (Score 1) 319

by Kawahee (#44058921) Attached to: Java API and Microsoft's<nobr> <wbr></nobr>.NET API: a Comparison

if you actually try to use Mono for anything serious, you realize how quickly it starts to suck.

I know people who use Mono in commercial environments successfully.

As someone who uses Mono (in particular, Xamarin.Mac and Xamarin.iOS) successfully in a commercial environment, I know how much it sucks. Welcome to leaky abstraction, population: me.

Comment: Re:But can SVN merge a branch yet? (Score 1) 378

by Kawahee (#44058857) Attached to: Subversion 1.8 Released But Will You Still Use Git?

I fucked up merging a branch in Subversion (I fucked it up, not Subversion) but the mistake I made isn't really possible in Git since it seems idiomatic (in Git) to merge whole branches, rather than ranges of commits.

I'll emphasise again that it was my fault but when I realised what I'd done I was wishing we'd migrated to Git already instead of putting it off.

Comment: Re:Yeah right (Score 1, Insightful) 193

by Kawahee (#44027253) Attached to: Microsoft Antitrust Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson Dead at 76

Ok, that's just total nonsense. Microsoft operating system and applications are, simply put, not known for their stability. I can't even imagine you typing that with a straight face.

Microsoft (or at least Raymond Chen and his colleagues) seem to go to huge lengths to make the APIs in their operating systems extremely stable, from a compatibility point of view. Which I believe is what the grandparent was referring to when he said "write once, works 3 years from now."

Comment: Re:then he's going to get sued to oblivion (Score 3, Informative) 625

by Kawahee (#43552837) Attached to: 3D-Printed Gun May Be Unveiled Soon

...unless he possesses a Type 7 FFL...

One quick Google search later:

On Saturday, Defense Distributed—America’s best-known group of 3D gunsmiths—announced on Facebook that its founder, Cody Wilson, is now a federally licensed gun manufacturer and dealer. The group published a picture of the Type 7 federal firearms license (FFL) to prove it.

“The big thing it allows me to do is that it makes me [a manufacturer] under the law—everything that manufacturers are allowed to do,” he told Ars. “I can sell some of the pieces that we've been making. I can do firearms transactions and transport.”

Comment: Re:Ah yes, the "the customer centric approach" (Score 0) 236

by Kawahee (#43376597) Attached to: Microsoft Apologizes For Cavalier 'Always-Online' DRM Tweets

I wouldn't say I love Windows 8, but after running it at home and work I'd say overall it's not worse than Windows 7.

There's some nice performance improvements and generally the operating system works very well. Metro usually keeps out of my way. But that is to say Metro does get in my way every so often.

So +1 in general, -1 for when Metro intrudes.

"If you lived today as if it were your last, you'd buy up a box of rockets and fire them all off, wouldn't you?" -- Garrison Keillor