CPFAQ: Collecting Quora Questions

Last week, I wrote about using search engine results to collect links to import into Webliographer. I used three search engine features: standard search, standard search with duplicates included, and site-specific search. Each of these features had pros and cons: Standard search returned results from more domains, but with fewer results per domain. Standard search […]

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CPFAQ: Importing Search Results

The purpose of Webliographer is to collect and manage web references (URLs). A good way to get a baseline set of references on a topic is to import the results of a web search. But if you use a search engine this way, you’ll find some quirks that don’t appear when you’re searching interactively.

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A Project for 2018

Happy 2018, everyone. In my end-of-year post for 2017, I wrote a summary of the programming project that I worked on last year, along with lessons learned from the experience. For 2018, I have a new project in mind.

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Time Tortoise: Future Plans

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. I’m wrapping up a year of working on my Time Tortoise programming project. […]

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Time Tortoise: Resolving Dependencies, Part 4

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. Last week, I upgraded the Time Tortoise projects to .NET Standard 2.0, and […]

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