The year is about to get wrapped up, so me and Emelie are on our way to Mrs Macquarie’s Point in the Botanic Gardens. It is the best view in the city, where the Opera House is seen in front of the massive fireworks in the harbour area, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the old “coathanger” Harbour Bridge.
Posts during year 2006
While people are struggling with understanding most of .NET Framework 2.0, the confusingly named .NET 3.0 came along and added interesting stuff to the never ending pile of things to read. Well, it doesn’t stop there. You think that Web 2.0 is hotter than Scarlett in a burning Sambuca? Well, I got news for you.
After the somewhat disappointing movie year of 2006, what do we see at the horizon?
Just as last year, it’s time to take a look my favorite albums released in 2006. And the winners are…
So, the CS3 icons are out. The idea here is to use colors as information carriers and group the icons into families. Ryan Hicks, Experience designer at Adobe says “Their elegance comes from how the entire desktop brand system works as a whole. The more Adobe apps you have, the better the system works”.
Last year had several easy picks for the top ten list of 2005, and this year was not much different. Here are my nominees, including links to my reviews in Swedish:
The world of mashups didn’t stop at the infamous Chicago crime map. It goes on and on with stuff such as Weatherbonk (collects weather and live traffic feeds on the map) and the “Where to go” travel map.
The temperature of today is more like an early autumn day, but that doesn’t stop people from decorating Gothenburg with all sorts of lights. As always, there is only one rule: More than last year. But it seems like the expensive tradition is catching up on people.
Many people have followed the adventure of the crew aboard space shuttle Discovery which includes Christer Fuglesang, first Scandinavian in space. The opinions about the mission range from “heroic adventure” to “stupid waste of tax money”.
Yesterday the final version of Expression Web Designer was released. I had a look at the CTP version seven months ago and it is finally time for the real thing. I thought of going on about the importance of generating clean code, but I’ve grown weary from fighting millwheels.
Reine is a web developer, urban traveler and ice cream devourer.