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    Internet advertising gone crazy!

    Yesterday, I searched the internet far and wide for a plugin for the Eclipse IDE that would provide functionality similar to the “code snippets” feature in Dreamweaver. Having found the CFEclipse plugin, and discovering that I may use the Snip Tree View only when using the CFEclipse perspective, I decided to search a little more to see if I couldn’t squeeze out some reference to the snippets feature of CFEclipse being used in the Java perspective.

    Check out my new cuckoo clock

    I’ve always wanted a cuckoo clock and, although I didn’t buy it in Germany, my new timepiece is German made. On the main road in New Zealand between Hamilton and Rotorua is the small town of Tirau (meaning “place of many cabbage trees” in Maori; I don’t know what a cabbage tree looks like but I don’t remember seeing any of the vegetables) which is where I popped in to see The Clock Peddler.

    A new year, a new web host

    Finally I have registered my own domain name so that I can have complete control over my web site, and for the princely sum of $9.95 Canadian a month, I get 1GB of space, 30GB monthly traffic, and a host of other goodies. Backing up and restoring the database was quite easy but getting my year-old stylesheet to work with the new WordPress was pretty time consuming (now I understand what Monkey was talking about).

    Being a new year, I should measure my success, or lack thereof, as the case may be, with my new year’s resolutions for 2005: