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Monthly Archives: January 2007

Not your iPhone’s Multi-touch

There is an article over at Fast Company about Jeff Han, the guy responsible for the Multitouch demo that spread via YouTube a couple of months ago. When I saw that video I was mesmerized. Everything looked so natural. There … Continue reading

January 18, 2007 geek

Visible != You can see it

The Visible property on Controls is a bit misleading. Aside from the fact that setting it to true, is really only an advisory setting, since it’s truth is also dependent on all its parents, there is the issue that is … Continue reading

January 17, 2007 .net ,

It’s always the Invoke

If you are working on the .NET Compact Framework 1.0 and you get an ArgumentException trying to manipulate your UI (such as adding a Control to a form), you are likely doing this operation from a thread other than you … Continue reading

January 15, 2007 .net ,

Of System.Diagnostics.Debug, ActiveSync & Sockets

Today started simple enough. I needed more debug info from my Smartphone app than just using the debugger could give me in a reasonable fashion. My usual solution is log4net for getting a debug spew, but trying to stay as … Continue reading

January 4, 2007 .net ,