Archives: March, 2007

SCHAPPY — 31. March 2007, 17:38

Google Maps PA – WDF

The routing feature of google maps is brilliant. I’ve been searching for the route from Palo Alto to Walldorf. The estimated returned trip time is about 31 days, thus I was confused and I started to read the detailled steps. With step 29 I got stuck. It says: “Swim through the Atlantic Ocean — 3.462 […]

SCHAPPY — 12. March 2007, 14:29

Office11 searches for SKU011.CAB

Symptom: Office install wizard searches for SKU011.CAB, but you cannot find it on neither your local installation nor your installation source. Solution: Open your registry and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft > Office > 11.0 > Delivery > 90000409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9. Change the value of CDCache to “0” (zero). Any other value of CDCache (e.g. […]

SCHAPPY — 3. March 2007, 22:35

A theory about performance.

User experience is a real important factor in application development. On the one hand, the user wants to get a fine visual composition. On the other hand, it is mandatory to reply to user action as fast as possible, especially within the first few milliseconds which depends on the task to fulfill. Nevertheless, nowdays application […]

SCHAPPY — 1. March 2007, 1:25


Design, design, it’s all about design. How true this is! More about this, hopefully in some days. After my first design workshop today, I recognized why it is so viral, I’m obviously infected. Life will never be the same. It is hard to believe, but it works and it is really productive (and exhausting). People […]