Bins–Taskbar organizer for windows

I’ve just installed Bins (http://bit.ly/erEuNa) and it has already changed the way I work.

My taskbar was a huge mess before, I had 60/70 icons and I had to use small icons in 2 lines to use as less screen as possible, but it was becoming quite hard to manage

This is my new taskbar with Bin installed:
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With Bin installed, I can group icons the way I want (work tools, social tools, media tools) and use only about 20 icons on my taskbar but still keeping all the tools I need just one click away.

I really hope Microsoft will buy this product and make it a default on Windows 8 Smile

I love this product!

Continuous Learner #10

WP7

http://create.msdn.com/en-us/education/catalog/article/GPS-Emulator

On ORMs and other data access layer
Recently we’ve been refactoring our app from a multi layer DAO (we had 3 levels of abstraction: repository, gateway and context to make it all testable http://bit.ly/hL5Tl6, all of them with their interface) to a much simpler solution, using AdoTemplate http://bit.ly/hAMlDH.

How I learned to stop worrying and write my own ORM
http://bit.ly/faEpLT

Google, please, get your design up to date and consistent everywhere

 

In 2 minutes I was able to find out at least 5 different toolbar design on google official services:

Some use the new Toolbar (I love it and that is fine), even if encrypted.google.com does have the new toolbar but without all the additional services.

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Some use the old toolbar in 3 different variants, with different services, or different css styles (sometimes with underscore on the menu voices, some others without).

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It really is annoying. Google, take a couple of engineers and designers and please FIX it EVERYWHERE !!!