Posts about “development”

What Have You Tried?

Over at I just found an excellent article about software development and a must-read for any programmer, at any level: If you’re a developer and you’re about to ask another developer a technical question (on a forum, via email, on a chat channel, or in person), you’d better be ready to answer the question

2008 – 2009 iCal College Bowl Schedule

2008 – 2009 iCal College Bowl Schedule

In which I explain how to create an iCal version of the college football bowl season schedule


This is going to be a blog for information related to my many projects. Mostly I will probably write about programs I am writing and web development work I am doing, and I imagine this will mainly be a personal blog. I doubt many people will be interested in learning about listview columnheaders or SQL

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.