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17 reasons why it might be.  I’ve had good success with Onyx to clean up macs here. 

Read Write Web describes the future of Firefox…no tabs?

Also, it was inevitable, but the parodies of Microsoft’s new Laptop hunter ads have begun.  Good! Seriously, the ads point out the obvious.  But, as with many things in life, you get what you pay for.  You want quality?  Buy quality.  Macs are known for good design both inside and out hardware wise including a well-designed OS.  If all you care about is money, then get a cheap PC.  But I’d rather save my money and get something better.  Or even go to the opposite end and get a PC running Ubuntu linux

computerworld.com rates Firefox as the best browser for 2009

I was excited to read this article on “continuous deployment” in terms of software development.  Excited because in most respects, we’re already following some of it’s practices.  However, I think we here at Frontier could probably stand some more testing and the ability to have the server reject a change based on certain criteria. 

Along other lines, Ars technica is reporting that Google chrome should be out for OS X as early as this fall

There’s a number of different ways to test Internet Explorer via OS X.  I think devthought has got the best one

Can you get better?  I thought I had you figured out.  But again today you showed me that you are more well planned and made than I originally thought. 

Coda’s sharing feature is really very nice.  You can share via Bonjour over a network, or by inviting another Coda user.  Changes are made in real time, much like Google spreadsheets.  This, along with the ability to tie into Subversion and other source control setups, Coda just earned more “Pwnage Points” as we continue to never look back from Dreamweaver

I mean, I guess DW has it’s place in things.  But in terms of simplicity, ease of use, and over-all making-my-coding-life-easier I’m finding it hard to be beat.