The Mindmapping Toolbox: 100+ Tools, Resources, and Tutorials Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 1:56am by Site Administrator Sometimes the difference between a successful project and one that spirals out of control is getting all your thoughts and ideas laid out before you even get started. One of the best ways to do this is with mind maps, which act as a visual representation of all that stuff you’ve got floating around in your head. This kind of radiant thinking can be a great way to start out working on anything, from redecorating your house to landing a huge project, and there are loads of resources out there to make mind mapping even easier.
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Right-clicking on everything is a good way to learn about hidden Windows functionality. Exploring the lesser-known Control Panel applets is another useful technique, and browsing the command line applications in Windows' System32 folder can be interesting. But let's be realistic. There's nothing that quite compares to the Registry. 20 registry hacks to make your PC more awesome
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The aim of the Observer-Pattern is to define a one-to-many dependency between objects so that when the object on the "one-side" changes state, all its dependents are notified and updated automatically. The Observer/Observable-Pattern is known under many different Names, each flavor is used for a special purpose and has a slightly different form. Most common other names for this pattern are Producer/Consumer Publish/Subscribe Dependents The main idea of the Observer-Pattern is that an object (the observer) that always requires actual data of another object (the observable or subject). The fist solution that comes into mind might be to continuously ask the subject for changes of the data desired and if necessary load the data. Best Practice Software Engineering - Observer
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Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow ? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen? During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to look like the sun . But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn't be looking at the sun. f.lux f.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
Trinity Rescue Kit | CPR for your computer Looking for the latest version of TRK 3.4? Download it here New features include easy to use startup menu, kernel 220.127.116.11, new virusscan engine (Avast), several backup utilities, amongst which the contributed 'pi', debugged and more foolproof 'winpass' (more news...) Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use scrollable text menu that allows anyone who masters a keyboard and some English to perform maintenance and repair on a computer, ranging from password resetting over disk cleanup to virus scanning