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02 Aug, 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-03

Posted by: TheKaptain In: TweetTweet

  • Going to see Star Trek. Some days it's great to be a geek! #
  • The new Star Trek movie… well I won't ruin it for you, but it puts most of the rest of the franchise to shame. Two thumbs up from this guy #
  • @ajordens my pleasure, glad you liked it. Should be cookie-cutter for you. Essentials (web.xml): in reply to ajordens #
  • @ajordens LOL. And I thought you were talking about Gracelets. Star Trek – total agreement. Wicked-ass movie! in reply to ajordens #
  • 2 cavities, 2.5 hrs in the chair, 1 tired sore mouth. Ok brighter side- got to watch Colbert report during #
  • Gavin commented on my blog! Does this mean I have to go back and test/spell check everything now?!?! πŸ™‚ #
  • @aalmiray I'm betting on you, but that GridBagLayout is one sneaky bastard….. πŸ˜‰ in reply to aalmiray #
  • @ajordens I never had a doubt. Second pass is almost always a better result anyhow in reply to ajordens #
  • @cfieber now,now. Don't start an international incident or anything πŸ˜‰ in reply to cfieber #
  • @jessewilson hmmm, can't seem to find the action trigger for "Compare with Clipboard" – but I did try the second you tweeted; sounds handy! in reply to jessewilson #
  • @jessewilson nm – found it. TNX! in reply to jessewilson #
  • The Firefly is dead πŸ™ I've been driving that silly little car for 10 years – may have to make it into a planter on the front lawn. #
  • @dillyh does your long day have anything to do with why i can't get on VPN? in reply to dillyh #
  • @kerrywright @ajordens sounds like new VPN is great fun – seems to have gone quite beyond that tho, no email no nothing. in reply to kerrywright #
  • @ajordens definite possibility there – definite questions about security and that suspicious 'upgrade/premium' banner, but i'm willingtotry in reply to ajordens #
  • @ajordens check your gmail please. no luck on the work email so far in reply to ajordens #
  • @ajordens @kerrywright is it time to broach the subject of a twibe for work – might be nice to have a backup plan for contact. just sayin in reply to ajordens #
  • @ajordens @kerrywright tnx for the vpn info, wrote up the install/run procedure on wiki page. Please feel free to comment/correct. #
  • On October 30, 2008 J2SE 1.4.2 reached the end of its service life (EOSL). I knew that, thought it was pretty common knowledge, oops. #
  • @ajordens think the breathalyzer is bad? try traffic radar in reply to ajordens #
  • @dillyh now entering hour two of dealing with ICBC – wanna trade gong shows? in reply to dillyh #
  • finally off the phone dealing with the insurance company – only 2hrs, 53 minutes and two batteries killed. #
  • Just read a great article on IT management. esp. like the "writing too much code" part. #
  • @dillyh there's a mama joke in there somewhere… Happy long weekend to you, mom and any other PR party people in the house!!! in reply to dillyh #
  • How do BC drivers spell "asshole"? ICBC πŸ™ #
  • RT @dillyh: Time to let the weekend begin! Amen to that brother! Hallelujah and may the beers remain cold and plentiful! #
  • Beautiful sun shiny day on the island, let's go buy a car! #
  • @abstratt @mosabua Add my +1 to the estimation questions boys. IMO estimates mostly come into play when scope is already too big. in reply to abstratt #
  • I am officially the proud owner of a (mostly) new Fit. Have also never felt more like a yuppie than today πŸ™‚ #
  • Google Apps VS Microsoft Exchange/Entourage. This one really is no contest. WOW, it's like I can feel the pain and aggravation floating away #
  • Old car #
  • New car #
  • @hartsock You get to wear a hat when you break the build? Lucky! We bring over a two foot tall "Big Bird" statue to stand on your desk πŸ™‚ in reply to hartsock #
  • @hartsock PS Big Bird stands for Broken Build in reply to hartsock #
  • @dillyh LOL. Excellent! Bags packed? Check. Priorities in order? CHECK! Have a great time at the summit man – you earned the work/vacation in reply to dillyh #
  • @hartsock Up to 3 Jira users for free with a personal license I use this on my laptop for personal projects in reply to hartsock #
  • @dillyh You're making me jealous man! I've been playing with CustomWare Scaffolding+Reporting today – can't wait for πŸ™‚ in reply to dillyh #
  • Was a gorgeous two days, had a great visit with friends from up-island, and I'm pumped for work tomorrow. Good weekend! #
  • JBoss likes me! They really, really like me! I just won an iPod nano πŸ™‚ #
  • Aaaah the weekend is here. All Hail the weekend! #
  • Just joined a twibe. Visit to join #
  • Epic battle today. Me VS the lawn and garden. I'm pretty sure I won, but my back may be a casualty of war. OUCH! #
  • @kerrywright It's Sunday night dude. There'll be time enough to debug RESTEasy tomorrow. The weekend still lives! πŸ™‚ in reply to kerrywright #
  • @mosabua So glad to hear you're having a groovy time man πŸ™‚ in reply to mosabua #
  • @ajordens Just seems big cause it's all in a pile. We made great strides today to break out a lot of impt bits, tomorrow will be even betta. in reply to ajordens #
  • @mosabua Nice looking sites buddy! in reply to mosabua #
  • @ajordens no problemo. Was pretty quiet today all round. I'm sure it had nothing to do with last nights party;) in reply to ajordens #
  • Colbert in Iraq. Not at all embarassed to say I love this guy. Possibly the funniest man ever. Or maybe a tie w/ robin Williams #
  • #MotionX Share: #
  • Vacation starts: "did u pack the camp stove?" "no, I thought u did". Winner: Canuck tire. Now have spare camp stove πŸ™‚ #
  • #MotionX Share: Free version of software gave out after #of pics. But here's the beginning of the journey #
  • #MotionX Share: $2.99 later and we can post as many pics as we want. Try&buy on the app store ftw! #
  • Tweeting for nothing more than seeing if it will work in the car on top of a mountain πŸ˜‰ #
  • #MotionX Share: Staying just outside of Radium tonite. So far weather couldn't be nicer for camping. #
  • Good sign you've crossed the BC/AB border: "Tractorland". Oh, and the weather sux. #
  • @shemnon idea 9 does indeed support svn 1.6, EA is available now πŸ™‚ in reply to shemnon #
  • @abstratt so are you a quality producer. I would say yes.. (via @mosabua). ditto on that. @abstratt == quality #
  • Hanging out with family at Granny's 85 th bday party. Awesome to see all of the extended family in one place! #
  • Granny's opening a tableful of presents! #
  • No plugins in sight for two days – and I didn't miss em for a second. I love camping in the mountains!!! #
  • #MotionX Share: Finally getting around to uploAding the ride home. #
  • @ajordens Sorry to hear it's slow going – should get better with more experience at least. Nothing on this page helps? in reply to ajordens #
  • @ajordens I thought the sync process was backed by subversion? in reply to ajordens #
  • @dillyh Good luck mate! Especially with Goal #1 πŸ˜‰ in reply to dillyh #
  • Celebrate 10 years of Moonfruit and win a MacBook Pro #moonfruit #
  • @abstratt LOL – exactly what are you trying to 'prepose'? in reply to abstratt #
  • @abstratt sry but that last tweet should've ended with #moonfruit – I want a new MBP as much as the next guy after all πŸ˜‰ #
  • RT @venkat_s: Just received!! @kerrywright looks like there's a new book coming out just for you my friend #
  • RT @ManningBooks: RT @androidandme Giving away 5 copies of Unlocking AndroidΒ |Β Android and Me @mosabua sounds like u bud #
  • Apache camel rocks! 3 pieces of the pipeline independently created by 3 different developers – together and working in…. no time really:) #
  • RT @mosabaum #groovy on #android, you can check the progress of out #gsoc student here: (via @glaforge) #
  • The Crazy Belgian vs my new screen door. Took her 3 times to walk right through it.Nice while it lasted:( #
  • This is not what you think you’re saying, but this is what we’re hearing – (via @kirillcool) Priceless! #
  • @ajordens have a great trip tomorrow man. Make us all look good! in reply to ajordens #
  • Ear infections suck. They really, really, really suck! #
  • @aalmiray kellyrob at . I love surprises πŸ™‚ #
  • @ajordens Have a great couple of days in Texas buddy! Enjoy, and try to find yourself one of those 2lb steaks to eat. #
  • RT @mosabua: Thanks for the surprise sent to @kellyrob99 from @aalmiray for the August VIJUG meeting on Griffon! #
  • Installing windoze 7 vm on my MBP πŸ™ Oh, well – at least it's not Vista!!! #
  • RT @alexRuiz: #griffon announcement #1 at Dzone with 41 votes! congrats Griffon team…you rock! #
  • @mosabua Thought you might enjoy this presentation #
  • @mosabua Here's another good android trick for you bud. #
  • Too many great groovy articles this morn. Thanks @mittie for this great presentation(and the introduction to JFugue) #
  • @aalmiray Show them Swingpad 0.3 and the CssBuilder – nice stuff and impressive for a demo. in reply to aalmiray #
  • @aalmiray Throw in some glazedlist action and it should be just about ready πŸ™‚ #
  • Great day playing with #git. That is a pretty slick cvs going on there! Anxious to try out the 'merging' features later. SVN on the way out? #
  • Modern piΓ±ata stuffing for a 21st birthday #
  • Dark clouds at the office overshadow a really incredibly sunny Victoria day. Can't let it get you down tho – too much Stuff to do! #
  • "Bud lite lime- like drinking a bud lite downwind of an artificial flavor factory" – TY Colbert for making me laugh #
  • Nothing quite like a geek flashmob. R enthusiasts blast #stackoverflow – and they have permission! #
  • I look forward to seeing the slides πŸ˜‰ RT @alexRuiz: Came back from Griffon presentation at Google…@aalmiray did a great job (as usual) #
  • @mittie Amen to that – Lisp makes my head spin in reply to mittie #
  • @mosabua Groovy+Android, I'm telling you – it's gonna be even bigger than "The Cloud" πŸ˜‰ @abstratt go to bed-tomorrow u work for me! (maybe) #
  • @dillyh never fear- tomorrow is still going to be a lot of fun in reply to dillyh #
  • Today: one year old's bday party followed by tour of 3 breweries. I'm a kid again! #
  • @mosabua no kidding about that sky man! #
  • I'm curious where other people live on the programmer competency matrix? Some things I'm log(n), some not so much. #
  • Here's a nice list of developer-centric iPhone apps. If you develop web apps that is πŸ™‚ #
  • @cfieber RT @eelzinga: "Apache Camel 2.0m3 released",, #camel #
  • blog reached 5000 page views today. Minor milestone in web terms, for sure – but it still feels pretty damn good πŸ™‚ #
  • RT @glaforge: New version of the #groovy web console online, built with #gaelyk, with pastebin capabilities: #
  • @kerrywright Nice and chilly here at the office – and we miss you!:) #
  • Shared article: Modularizing Groovy Config Files With a Dash of Meta-Programming (via @glaforge) #
  • @kerrywright happy birthday grommit! in reply to kerrywright #
  • @abstratt you're picking up the Groovy VERY quickly; leave the smalltalk in the past πŸ˜‰ in reply to abstratt #
  • Great dinner tonite with Yen, Manfred and the boys. Thanks for coming everybody! #
  • @dillyh So. I hear you are a big boat fan. πŸ˜‰ in reply to dillyh #

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