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Archives: 2006

Albuquerque: Austin for Families

October 27, 2006, 10:27 am

After moving my family here two and a half years ago, I’m ready to declare Albuquerque “Austin for Families.”

Sundial 1.1

October 16, 2006, 10:16 am

Sundial 1.1 is now available for download. This version adds support for several new languages, fixes a couple of minor bugs, and adds a few tweaks to the user interface. Enjoy!

Google Code Search: Dang

October 6, 2006, 10:06 am

Google Labs has done it again. The company that made it OK to use AJAX now lets programmers search the source code of jillions (that’s a technical term) of software projects. OK, so this probably isn’t news to developers out there, but the reason I’m excited about it is a little more personal.

Over or under? The Usability of Toilet Paper

October 5, 2006, 10:05 am

Over or under? It’s the age-old question when it comes to orientation of toilet paper rolls. For those who suffer from option paralysis when it comes time to replace the TP, fret no more! Clearwired has uncovered the definitive Truth on the subject.

Widget Localization

September 28, 2006, 9:28 am

Sundial taught me how to localize Dashboard widgets. It’s pretty painless, really. If you’re not doing it already, hopefully this article will inspire you.

skEdit, The (Mostly) Perfect Text Editor

September 20, 2006, 9:20 am

I’m crazy about skEdit. I use it every day in my work here at Clearwired. It replaced for me BBEdit, which I had been a paid user of for several versions. (I still keep BBEdit 8.0 around, but I only use it for finding diffs between documents.) I like skEdit so much that I gave it an unsolicited plug in a recent podcast segment.

What Sundial Taught Me

September 19, 2006, 9:19 am

In case you missed our announcement, we recently released a Mac OS X Dashboard widget that allows you to track time in Basecamp. It’s called Sundial, and, despite having built several widgets before, I learned a ton from working on it.

Announcing Sundial

September 12, 2006, 9:12 am

Sundial is a widget for Mac OS X that makes Basecamp time tracking as simple as click, click, type, type, click. Click: Select a project. Click: Select a to-do item (optional). Type: Enter a description. Type: Enter the number of hours. Click: Save your time to Basecamp.

Time to Build That Ark?

August 2, 2006, 8:02 am

While the rest of the country suffers through an oppressive heat wave, Albuquerque has spent the last several weeks drenched by monsoon rains.