Microsoft + Yahoo! and My Affair With YUI

February 1, 2008

If you read my blog regularly, there are two things you may or may not know about me:

So today’s big news that Microsoft has offered to buy Yahoo! for 44.6 billion dollars speaks to both of these facts about me. This is obviously big news for both Yahoo! and Microsoft and many people have their different takes on whether or not it is a good idea or not. I just want to say that I am feeling like my secret love affair with YUI is somehow more justified after hearing this news.

Now if I build sites using the YUI CSS library, or work on YUI.Net, I can be comforted by the fact that I wasn’t the first one to think of Microsoft + Yahoo! being a happy combination.

By the way, I realize that I haven’t added any new code to the YUI.Net controls in a long time. I am working on a roadmap of how to move forward and would love any feedback from people who have used the controls.


Windows Vista Ultimate Extras – Sometimes the Truth Hurts

January 9, 2008

Long Sheng has posted a very humorous and clever post about the lack of Windows Vista Ultimate extras.

http://www.istartedsomething.com/20080109/ultimate-extras-inactive-reminder/

I really respect the way that he states the facts and doesn’t resort to anger. I also love how he has suggestions for possible extras that are very realistic. It is a good practice to always suggest a solution whenever you point out a problem.