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VMware Server vs. Player

I am using a Vista Home Basic machine. And when I try to launch a VMware image of OpenSuSE, the system freezes. Why? After reading the Release Notes carefully, I see that VMware Server I installed...

UI and UX: 软件还是艺术?

(CSDN July 28, 2007) Paint.NET是一款免费的图片处理软件,完全由.NET编写。出于兴趣,我也订阅了这个项目blog。 初次使用它给人一种震撼的是Paint.NET似乎不像GIMP那样功能丰富――对于很多图片格式都不支持,包括我平时经常用的EPS格式――但是界面十分的简洁和美观。开发者对于界面这样追求,在我所见过的开源项目中确实不多见。 马上3.10的版本也会...

Microsoft Lends A Hand To Open Source?

If you have time, please go and see this page on Microsoft.com, named Open Source at Microsoft. http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/default.mspx I find it ironic because in fact even if an applic...

Microsoft vs. Adobe: A War Before Time

When I tried XPS Essentials Pack 1.0, I found it similar to PDF. Yes, what is missing is a Acrobat product line (I didn’t try the Expressions, so maybe I was wrong). http://www.microsoft.com/downl...

Visual Studio Team Explorer: Don't Make The Mistake Again

I have been wondering why after installing Visual Studio 2005 I could not find Team Explorer anywhere. Until today when I tried to find a client tool for CodePlex, I saw a notice Team Explorer is a...

Product Review: ExtractNow

This is a small utility that can extract files from archives. Either ZIP, RAR, or IMG format is supported. http://www.extractnow.com/ Sometimes when you need to make an archive, consider 7-Zip.

Chinese Translator In Firefox And Thunderbird

If you are learning Chinese, this tool should be a good helper. Chinesepera-kun: Chinese Popup Dictionary https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/3349 It is an add on for Firefox and ...

Windows Live Update: Live in Firefox and Thunderbird

For a long time Windows Live Spaces of my friends cannot be viewed both in Firefox 3a and Thunderbird 2. I have been tired of switching to IE until today Windows Live starts a special update. I do...