I just posted up the latest release (v1.1) of my windows service monitor app.
Download LunchTimeCoder.ServiceMonitor v1.1
This is a small utility that monitors windows services running on the local machine or any maching on the local network. And notifies you via an icon in the system tray and a balloon popup telling you which services aren't running. You can also Start and Stop services from this utility.
New Features in this version:
Added ability to monitor services on any computer... [More]
Yesterday I started writing a Windows Service Monitor, but I didn't finish it during my lunch time. And, since I had a little extra time last night and this morning (I'm off work today by the way), I spent some time finishing it. Yeah I know it's cheating but I'm the one who wrote the rules for this initiative anyway.
This app is relatively simple, you pick what services to monitor on the local machine and it minimizes to the system tray. When a service you are monitoring stops, it will chang... [More]
Added image caching so there's no flicker when changing images
Added Start, Stop and Previous methods to allow user/programmatic control of the slideshow
Converted to using the DOM to add the Image tag that is used rather than the div.innerHTML property; just because that's the correct way to do it
There we have it, one more day and another lunch time (partially)&nbs... [More]
I went out at lunch today and purchased a Moleskine (well, the one I got isn't made by the Moleskine company, but it's still a pocket sized, hard cover notebook), and a nice 0.5mm fine point pen. I've already read some of the "hacks" for Moleskine's, and pondered getting one for a few months. I even tried folding a piece of 8.5"x11" paper so it was like a pocket sized book, but that didn't last long due to the vulnarability of paper.
My use of it is going to basically be a "poor ... [More]
Check out the AutoSlideShow component here
If you have any ideas on how this component can be improved, please post a comment below.
How do you spend your lunch time at work? Since I need to take a break away from work, I usually just surf, read up on the latest news (Digg, DotNetKicks), and check my personal email. So, I've come up with a way to make my lunch time more productive. And I'm calling it... Lunch Time Coder.
What is Lunch Time Coder?
Lunch Time Coder is my new initiative to make my lunch time more productive. I'll take one idea each day and turn it into a usable component or program during m... [More]