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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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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Getting performance statistics for cached stored procedures

October 18, 2016 | Posted in SQL Tips | By

Getting performance statistics for cached stored procedures It is always extremely important to maintain your SQL server to the utmost efficiency.    DBAs review the database structure and whether certain pieces such as stored procedures, triggers, etc. can be tuned even

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Halt and catch fire season 3

October 17, 2016 | Posted in Book Reviews, TV Show | By

Season 3 of Halt and Catch Fire The season finale of Halt and catch fire was shown last week for a solid 2 hours.  The entire show has gone from the personal computer start to about the 1990s with the advent

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More Coding in Delphi Book Review

January 26, 2016 | Posted in Book Reviews, Rad Studio Delphi Development | By

More Coding in Delphi Book Review Nick Hodges has released the latest additional to the Delphi world called “More Coding in Delphi”.  The book is a pretty neat manual but more on the theory side then actual code.  There are

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New Year wish for Idera and the Rad Studio.

January 3, 2016 | Posted in Rad Studio Delphi Development, Software development Concepts, Software Events | By

With 2016 now in full force the expectations for Idera to start getting aggressive for Embarcadero product line.   It has been highly speculate what is currently happening but this is without any written notice from Idera.  This opens nothing

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Developers always looking to keep with the current market based on their skills.

September 23, 2015 | Posted in Software Events | By

Software developers have always fought to keep up with the skills necessary to make themselves marketable.  A new survey has been created by IDC / Application Developers Alliance that provides the insight on the tools used as well as organizations.  

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Stopping a Delphi application from having too many instances.

August 7, 2015 | Posted in Rad Studio Delphi Development | By

Every single developer wishes to have their client start up only a single instance of their application.   This reduces the amount of possible application issues if the code makes a database connection or does some sort of processing that

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CodeRage X is coming October 13-15, 2015

July 30, 2015 | Posted in Software Events | By

CodeRage X is coming October 13-15, 2015 Call for papers and pre-registration are open now! Embarcadero Technologies has begun planning for our tenth annual CodeRage online conference. The theme for this year’s CodeRage conference is “Develop Anything, Anytime, Anywhere.” The

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Software Development planning or how not to have a project from Hell!

July 4, 2015 | Posted in Software development Concepts | By

Recently I was given an assignment to develop an Android application and the agreement to the price was based on the client’s budget which sometimes you get what you agreed to. What I would like to do with this posting

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