My Favorite Web Sites
These are the sites that I visit on a regular basis and like (the sites I visit on a regular basis and don’t like are not listed : ):
Google is the
greatest search engine on the planet. I used to use others, but now, why
is a necessity for me because I’m a terrible speller (although it didn’t help
me spell repitwa earlier today!). Plus, it has a thesaurus and an acronym
expander. I’m impressed a number of folks when they’ve tried to use wacky
anonyms on me and I can pretend like I knew it all along.
The Yahoo Groups page
is a great place to start and maintain groups. I’ve got
one myself (the
Windows Technical off Topic group).
Whenever I need a hunk of code that I haven’t written myself, I start here.
Joel on Software
is one of my favorite blogs. I think he’s a genius because he says stuff I
I use the Internet Movie Database
all the time to settle arguments over movies, find related movies, find release
times, etc. It’s been around for a long, long time and is still a really great
The archive for
DevelopMentor’s mailing lists is invaluable. I’ve avoided
looking silly so many times by searching here first before sticking my foot in
my mouth (actually, I could stand to use it a lot more, come to think of it :
list archive is useful, too.
Whenever I need a map, MapQuest
- Whenever I need a computer (not quite as often as I need a map, but often enough…), I use Dell’s Refurbished computer site. You have to make sure you’re getting exactly what you need and you might have to stake it out a few days to make that happen, but the prices are so good on slightly handled Dell computers with the same warranty as the new ones, that I wouldn’t buy a computer anywhere else.