Replacing a gear cable on a Shimano RSX shifter

Tuesday, 27 September 2005

Yesterday, I was going to ride my bike to work. I didn’t get past the driveway as my rear gear cable broke. I’m glad it didn’t happen halfway up Flagstaff Hill Rd!

So I bought a new cable and fitted it this morning. Turns out you probably don’t need to pull anything apart (as I did at first), just follow this advice about moving the shifter to the highest position so you can just slide the cable out easily.

Our digital camera is still being fixed by Olympus (how many more weeks can it take!) otherwise I’d add a photo to show my handywork.

Dr Neil touring Australia

Monday, 26 September 2005

I read on Charles’s blog that Dr Neil Roodyn will be running some .NET eXtreme courses, both 1 and 2 days in length, and yes he is coming to Adelaide.

Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Beta 3

Monday, 26 September 2005

Beta 3 has been released. This has the “Go Live” license so you can install this now and there will be a supported path to install the final release (due early 2006)

An updated Installation Guide has also been released.

Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 released

Wednesday, 21 September 2005

Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Released. Fixes the IDN and Linux command-line vulnerabilities, and some stability fixes.

Firefox extensions in Visual Studio.NET

Wednesday, 21 September 2005

I’ve had a go once or twice to write an extension for Firefox, and found the whole process a bit involved.

What I’d like to see is someone write an add-in for Visual Studio.NET that would help with this process.

I’m not even sure if this is all possible, and how easy it would be. Some of the things I would like to see are: