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Neo4jCP - Exploratory Learning/Development Utility for Neo4j

Neo4jCP Main Window

Neo4jCP is a compact and convenient Control Panel for managing Neo4j databases and controlling a Neo4j Server Service. It runs as a tray icon utility under Windows OS. An executable is provided for those who just want to use it. Source for the Autohotkey script is provided.

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Thoughts on TRON and Mirror Worlds

The Code Project Insider (the must-read daily developer news & humor newsletter) had a pointer to this post at On-lineCollege.org: The Top 10 Movies for Computer Science Students. Yes, all the obligatory "usual suspects" where there, including The Matrix, Hackers, and Wargames, etc. And, no surprise, TRON made the list.

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GoogleMapAPIv3 Module for Drupal

Although it may never see the light of day as a published contributed module at www.Drupal.org, I welcome anyone interested to download, use, improve, and spread around my GoogleMapAPIv3 module. For those who just want to grab and run; you'll need these two files:

The README in the module subdirectory will tell you all you need to know to get going.

For those who want to know more, keep reading.

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My Chrome extension in the App Store!

My work on our new www.DropaBalm.com venture has had a fun side-effect... I wrote and released my first extension for the Chrome browser! DBG helper is a minimalist, special-purpose extension that will make life a bit easier and more productive for PHP developers using the DBG debugger.

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Woody-esque Humor and a Tip

I've subscribed to The Code Project Daily Developer News email newsletter for a few years. Sure, it's a convenient way to get insightful pointers to important and helpful tech news and opinion. But the real reason I am addicted is that the editorial staff who slug the quick-link references could easily be on the writer staffs of Letterman, Leno, or O’Brien… that is, if really funny-but-insightful short jokes about esoteric developer news stories were funny to mainstream audiences.

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Remembering Triangle Area Smalltalk Veterans

I took a few minutes today to join the Triangle Area Smalltalk Veterans affinity group on LinkedIn. At present this is a fledgling group with a handful of 'early bird' members. In the annals of the history of early object-oriented technology, however, the 'Triangle' lays claim to a large, astonishingly productive, and remarkably influential collection of Smalltalk designer-developers.

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Local Food Supply Chain Networks: The Case for Business Development and Job Creation

Unemployment and its part played in our current economic stagnation is a huge Gordian knot for those who have to work on policy and programs to address this crisis. Certainly the Local Food Movement is no all-encompassing Silver Bullet to be fired at the heart of a sagging economy. However, we do believe that a creatively imagined and energetically supported local food supply chain agenda can stimulate new business and job creation.

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