New looks

Posted on: Thu, 01/18/2007 - 22:40 By: dae

Got bored of the "meta" template. After scavenging in the archive of theme and found no one that suit my need, because of some irritating thing in the CSS. Well, wood came to save the day. I personally refuse to edit any html let alone the CSS. Mr. wood simply installed a new extension and was just like a genie, asking my wish which was almost immediately granted. Font changed, bg changed, width changed, spacing changed, color changed, etc., you name it.

Archive Modules

Posted on: Mon, 01/15/2007 - 10:34 By: dae

Drupal comes with a default archive module which shows calendar and highlights the day with entries. Unlike wordpress or blogger whose archive looks more suitable. With the update to the new archive module. Now I have something, almost, but not quite, entirely resembles it.

In Trend

Posted on: Sat, 01/06/2007 - 01:09 By: dae

Have been tagged by pit so I have to drop my intention to update my blog with something more serious and follow the game. Rules are simple: 1) write down five things 'bout yourself that is known only amongst few (if not only you) and 2) tag other five ppl to do the same.

Ok, here we go.

Man's Dream

Posted on: Sun, 12/03/2006 - 00:49 By: dae

Before I went to bed, I checked the planet to see if anyone post a new entry and I found just a simple url on Nong's blog, saying <>. Out of curiosity, I immediately copy and past it on the address bar. It turns out to be a book printed for reading on a bed!!! Damn good!!! every book in the world should be printed as that!!!

So sad that they have only 24 titles.


Posted on: Wed, 11/29/2006 - 20:12 By: dae

My (for the living) work extensively use MySQL. I am not fond of it but it is the easiest choice of RDBMS out there. I used it together with delphi. Surely, many problem arise especially when Thai language is required.

A good delphi component for MySQL connection is DAC for MySQL. I have tried other connection, such as BDE, ADO, but DAC works best, in term of speed.

A Grown Up

Posted on: Wed, 11/22/2006 - 10:59 By: dae

From my last entry about Thai ICT minister smack the open source, I said I lost faith in him. OK, to be honest, I am too prejudice. A man can err and the minister seems to be a grown up enough to admit his misunderstanding. Yesterday, a group consisting of key persons (?) in Thailand open source community met the minister (in Thai) to clarify the open source to the minister and he admitted that he made his statement without proper knowledges.


Posted on: Sat, 11/18/2006 - 00:05 By: dae

Today, I parked my car inside our faculty parking lot, the one next to the canteen. When I went back to my car in the evening, I found a note sticking on my windscreen ,saying, "I drove my car and accidentally scratched yours. Please contact me at 08x-xxx-xxxx. I am sorry, the lane was too tight.", and on my front bumper found a foot long damage, a permanent and prominent one.

หมดแรง... วิสัยทัศน์ รมต. ICT

Posted on: Wed, 11/15/2006 - 15:23 By: dae

อ่านข่าวอันนึงไปแล้วหมดแรง ขอเลิกเขียนภาษาอังกิดหนึ่งข้อความ เพราะจะบ่น

รมต. ict คนใหม่.... ตอนอ่าน spec สมัยพึ่งมาเป็น รมต. ฟังดูดี เป็นถึง IEEE fellow

วันนี้ตาหวูดเอา Bangkok Post มาให้อ่าน เจอ "meet the press" ของอีตาคนนี้ไป.... หมดแรงเลย

With open source, there is no intellectual property. Anyone can use it and all your ideas become public domain. If nobody can make money from it, there will be no development and open source software quickly becomes outdated

Acrobat Inter Application Communication

Posted on: Wed, 11/15/2006 - 12:54 By: dae

Writing a latex document differs much from any other word processing program. It is just like writing a program. I feel much better when there is an IDE for a particular language I am using. Agreed, many can go without IDE. Take Mr. Wood, for example, he always babbling teases me and said that emacs or vi is the best. Well, not for me. Those editors are nice but that is not enough. Though emacs is easily extensible, I don't want to spend my time there. EditPlus is also nice, I used it to write latex for my master thesis but that is also not enough.

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