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Move to a new blog

I had forgotten that this blog even existed and am impressed that it has remained up so long. In any case, I now have a new site located at, which I am occasionally updating.

Oh, and I'm a Mac OS X user now, so don't expect much in the way of WinForms content there :)

Posted On Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:57 AM

Automatic Windows Update
Looks like my computer is doing a windows update. I didn't ask it to (I don't have automatic updates turned on), but I guess this is WinXP SP2 installing itself. I'm a bit pissed off that it didn't even tell me it was going to install something -- it just appeared as an icon in the notification area. If it suddenly pops up a dialog asking me to reset the computer (or worse, does it for me without asking), I'll be going back to Linux. Imagine getting a sudden popup asking you to reset your computer; ......

Posted On Friday, September 24, 2004 11:47 AM

I'm Back!
Nearly a year since my last post, I'm finally back (must have lost my password for a while, heheh). Anyway, for the last year I've been applying for jobs like crazy. The news is that I won't be unemployed for much longer! In september I'm starting a Ph.D at Leicester University in the UK. I will be based in the Embedded Systems Laboratory and my project is to write a compiler for a not-yet-developed language targetting a not-yet-designed processor -- should be fun! So I'll be a student again, but ......

Posted On Sunday, August 22, 2004 1:51 PM

Mozilla Firebird

Looks like Firebird 0.7 is finally out. Now I just wish I could get the download link to work.

For those that don't know about Firebird.. it's the best web browser available. Go get it now.

Posted On Wednesday, October 15, 2003 2:10 PM

Introduction and Test Post
Time for a little introduction/test post combo. First, thanks to Jeff for letting me start this blog. Here's some info about me: Name: Peter Vidler Age: 22 Job: None (emails from potential employers are welcome :) ) By nature (and education) I am a programmer. Since I am also unemployed and have lots of free time on my hands, I am currently using that time to play with C# and the .NET framework. Specifically I am most interested in Windows Forms, so you'll be mostly seeing information and links in ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 14, 2003 12:22 PM

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