It’s currently tax season. Making financial and tax reports can be taxing (haha!). I know, because I’ve spent years writing software that creates Excel reports for sales, revenue, debt and other financial reports. So from now till the end 15th of April 2012, I’m offering my spreadsheet software library at the unbelievably low cost of […]
I am excited to tell you that my spreadsheet software library is available! For the initial launch version (I decided to go for version 1. Why do people launch with versions 0.8? I don’t know…), you get comprehensive support for styles, rich text formatting, 47 named cell styles, themes (either one of the 20 built-in […]
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I’m fascinated by gradient fills in a spreadsheet. More specifically, why would anyone want to have a cell with gradient colours? Is a standard block colour fill not enough? Is a texture image fill not enough? I guess this comes down to the visual aspect. Humans like to look at pretty colours. Especially if you […]
As a natural and logical extension from my Open XML spreadsheet guide, I’m writing a software library to create and manipulate Open XML spreadsheets. (Never mind that decompiler project I was working on… 2 months of coding… sunk cost… moving on…). I did some research (ok, an inordinate amount of research…) on the available spreadsheet […]
So I’ve been working on a software project of mine. I’ll tell you more about it soon enough, but for now, it’s enough to say that I’m writing source code that generates source code. One thing I’ve noticed is variable declaration. There are 2 extremes. One variable used multiple times This is the memory-efficient version. […]
I must be getting famous. I was contacted by a social media marketing manager at M80. His company is working with Microsoft to promote Visual Studio 2010. Ok, I think I’ve fulfilled the necessary disclosure requirements. And no, I don’t get anything out of this. And I doubt I’m really that famous, but give me […]
Have you ever felt like you are doing the same things over and over and over again? Your daily commute, your workday schedule or your programming pattern? Fractional capacity dimension Fractals possess the distinctive property of self similarity. They look the same when you zoom in and when you zoom out. Take a small part […]