Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Windows 7 Is to Vista What XP Was to 2000

Filed under: Software Applications — Jan Goyvaerts @ 19:33

Windows Vista brought a lot of breaking changes, while Windows 7 smoothes things over, just like Windows 2000 brought a lot of breaking changes that Windows XP smoothed over.

Friday, 7 August 2009

Behind The Scenes 2009

Filed under: Just Great Software — Jan Goyvaerts @ 16:08

Jan Goyvaerts’s desk: a look behind the scenes at Just Great Software.

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Why Not Use UTF-8 for Everything?

Filed under: Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 12:07

While UTF-8 is efficient for text that is mostly ASCII, it quickly becomes inefficient as the percentage of ASCII content in your file decreases.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Make Sure Your Web Site Is Always Displayed With The Right Characters

Filed under: Just Great Software,Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 12:07

Specify the code page used by your web pages using an HTML meta tag. EditPad Lite and Pro interpret the meta tag like a web browser does, and offer to fix incorrect meta tags when you save your files.

Friday, 23 January 2009

DataHand for Sale Again

Filed under: Hardware & Gadgets — Jan Goyvaerts @ 19:50

The DataHand Keyboard is on the market again. I’m still happily using mine. I couldn’t type 40 hours a week on anything else.

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

First Tests on Windows 7

Filed under: Just Great Software,Software Applications — Jan Goyvaerts @ 12:57

Installing the Windows 7 public beta into a VMware Workstation 6.5 virtual machine is trivial. Create a new virtual machine, and select the Windows 7 ISO file that you downloaded as the “installer disc image file”. VMware detects this as Windows Vista. There’s no official support for Windows 7 in VMware 6.5. Simply proceed with […]