Saturday, February 26, 2011

2011-02-26 Saturday - Software Updates...

Tonight I updated to the following releases:

Thunderbird 3.1.7
- looks very good :)

OpenOffice 3.3.0

Slik SVN 1.6.15

PERL 5.12.3

2011-02-26 Saturday - Python XSLT solutions?

wow - a bit disappointed that there isn't better XSLT support via a pure Python library...I'm currently evaluating lxml -

2011-02-26 Saturday - Aptana Pydev "no such file to load"

I've discovered an issue with the latest release of the Aptana Pydev plugin for Eclipse (Aptana Pydev

An internal error occurred during: "Loading bundle: C:\eclipse\configuration\org.eclipse.osgi\bundles\1026\1.cp\bundles\bundle-development.ruble".
(LoadError) no such file to load -- ruble/ui

Also tote: I'm running Eclipse Helios 3.6.2.r362_v201102120-9gF78Gs1FrIGnHDHWkEcopoN8AmxeZflGDGKQi
Build id: M20110210-1200

I posted a message to this thread:

and also found a similar sounding previously reported problem here:

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

2011-02-15 Investigating Windows Performance Issues

There are some very good tools, techniques, and lessons-learned in the following articles:

Why does WMI Provider Host ( WmiPrvSE.exe ) keep spiking my CPU ?

Windows Crash Dump Analysis...

API Monitor

Is WMIprvse a real villain?

As the first article mentions an earlier version of the HP Wireless Assistant as a possible culprit to CPU over-utilization, here's the link to the download for the latest version: