How to handle Open Source Software and Security.

March 17, 2017 | Posted in Computer PC Tips - bits and bytes | By

How to handle Open Source Software and Security. Open source has always left so many questions unanswered on whether your comfort level for software security is high or you have sleepless nights. The keys for open source have the following

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Visual Studio 2017 to be released March 7th

March 2, 2017 | Posted in Software Events, Software Releases | By

Visual Studio 2017 to be released March 7th The Visual Studio team has released a pack of updates that amount to some minor fixes for the Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate 3 that was let loose on the Web a

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Possible Topics at Apple WWDC 2017

February 27, 2017 | Posted in Software Events | By

Possible Topics at Apple WWDC 2017 Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference is moving to San Jose, Calif. in 2017 where the company will likely introduce new versions of iOS and macOS Sierra as well as a peek at the next

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Four steps to reduce the pain of Windows 7 installations using cumulative updates

February 23, 2017 | Posted in Computer PC Tips - bits and bytes | By

Four steps to reduce the pain of Windows 7 installations using cumulative updates Excellent article by Ed Bott about reinstalling a fresh Windows 7 machine.  A few simple steps and you can cut down the amount of time necessary to

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The 2017 Microsoft Product Roadmap

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Software Events | By

The 2017 Microsoft Product Roadmap The 2017 Microsoft Product Roadmap has been updated and released for the public to view what is going to be coming this year.  One large item is the MS SQL Server release for Linux.  This alone

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Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan for your database (SQL)

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Software development Concepts, Software Events | By

Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan for your database (SQL)   Idera recently had a fantastic webinar that went over the creation of a disaster recovery plan concerning your databases.  This should be a high critical piece of work usually done

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Happy 15th Birthday .NET!

February 14, 2017 | Posted in Software Events | By

Happy 15th Birthday .NET! Today marks the 15th anniversary since .NET debuted to the world. On February 13th, 2002, the first version of .NET was released as part of Visual Studio.NET.  Microsoft was building its “Next Generation Windows Services” and

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Microsoft to retire Windows Vista on April 11

February 10, 2017 | Posted in Software Events | By

Microsoft to retire Windows Vista on April 11 I think this event is the best news for 2017 that Microsoft will finally stop supporting one of the worst operating systems called Vista.  Yes, I know there was BOB as well

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2017 STATE OF GLOBAL TECH SALARIES

February 10, 2017 | Posted in Software Events | By

2017 STATE OF GLOBAL TECH SALARIES For the second year in a row, Hired has tapped into its data to reveal insights into technology workers’ salaries and the hiring market more generally. Because Hired facilitates the job searching process from

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Getting Started with WinZip 21

February 10, 2017 | Posted in Computer PC Tips - bits and bytes, Software Releases | By

Simple tutorial on how to use WinZip 21 How to Zip Files WinZip is the perfect tool for collecting and compressing files that you want to share or archive. In addition, when sending and receiving confidential files, it makes for

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