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Visual Basic 6 still strong after all of these years.

Microsoft Development
The death of Microsoft Visual Basic 6 has been tremendously exaggerated as the saying goes.  VB6 is still used as of today by developers that find it easy to use and can develop a quick 32 bit Windows application.  The issues that pertain to VB6 are components that are no longer supported since either the vendors have gone out of business or no longer support VB6. Visual Basic 6.0 (enterprise or professional) was released in 1998 and support was dropped in 2005.  Since then Microsoft has pushed the Visual Basic.NET version that works with various Windows platforms but is extremely different then what the older VB6 Developer was use to. There is a Visual Basic 6 petition available by clicking here. The web site does have issues and doesn't always…
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Simple Steps to successfully moving a WordPress Web site to another web hosting firm.

SQL Tips
To move a WordPress web site from one web hosting company to another sometimes can be very stressful due to the unknowns on how WordPress has been saved at the older location. The following step by step will provide you with the best method to verify your work and keep maintenance limited. The following was done using a Windows 7 machine and extracting a web site from a Linux web server as well as moving it back to a Linux web server. 1. Getting the files from the web hosting machine. You will need an FTP account to download the entire web site to your local machine. A great software tool to use is FileZilla which is free and can be downloaded from http://www.download.com. All you need is the client…
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Dr. Dobb’s magazine and web site to come to a closure.

Software Events
As time progresses and media continues to change a new victim has been taken away from the developers world, Dr. Dobb's magazine / web site will be closed down by the end of the year.  The reason behind this is the fact that the magazine which was put to rest some time ago to increase revenue never did with the web site. When I first started programming, I came across this fantastic magazine that dealt with ideas about software development.  Sometimes it went all the way out into space and sometimes it made total sense.  Dr. Dobb's magazine was a monthly when periodicals were available at your local newspaper stand (yes, they actually had a place to go to pick up newspapers, magazines or gum). As we all know the…
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Delphi Developers Day 2015 is coming

Software Events
The announcement for the Delphi Developer Day 2015 has been announced and you can register at the following link Based on my experience this was an excellent two days of brain storming with some of the best Delphi Developers. Each session breaks into 2 different lectures that you can choose from and the manual has all lectures in there so you do not miss out on much. You can also move between each one without insulting anyone. Cities and dates for the Delphi Developer Days 2015 tour are: Chicago, USA: 13-14 April 2015 Register Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 23-24 April 2015 Register Oslo, Norway: 7-8 May 2015 Register Frankfurt, Germany: 11-12 May 2015 Register This year's format for Delphi Developer Days follows the same formula as that used in previous years.…
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