The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Thursday, April 13, 2000


More work done on the weblog/journal. More code written. Made a mockup archive of what I've done so far (entry wise). Much more work to be done, but it's getting there.

Updated Sunday, August 25th, 2002

There used to be a link to an archive mockup I had at one point, but I removed it as getting it to work would be a major undertaking. Besides, they layout I did have wasn't working at all, and the number of files I would have to import and fix is prohibitative at this time.

I'm surprised it's still around

It's been awhile since the last VS_O2 update. So why not?

I'm checking up on the forum and I come across this thread about a BASIC compiler for VS_O2. This sums it up pretty well:

Well C programmers have survived for years with a minumum of runtime error handling so I think it would be fine for your compiler to not worry about it either.

It just puts a burden on the programmer to check for things like being out of array bounds and such.


It's sooooooooooooo cute!

Some of the techs at Atlantic Internet bought the new IOpeners from Netpliance. Between two of them they managed to snag four of the devices from a CompUSA up in West Palm Beach (the ones in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale being sold out already).

They're neat devices, out of the box and given a tutorial in less than 30 seconds—a true appliance. And tiny.

The devices they got were the “non-modifiable” ones. Which in essence means they expoxied a modified BIOS to the mother board that doesn't boot from a harddrive. The IDE connector was not clipped.

One of the techs was there at the office for hours trying to get the existing software to dial up to Atlantic Internet with little success.

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