Things are looking very grim, and I appear to have lost over 40 hours of work due to a perfect storm (as described in Part 1). I feel physically ill. When I log back in I see a notification on my toolbar that says “HP SimpleSave is running”. Oh…that’s right I have this utility that’s […]
Last night I finished (as much as one can ever say anything is “finished”) my Southwest Fox 2016 Whitepapers. Southwest Fox is unique in that speakers must also write whitepapers to accompany their sessions, which is fantastic for attendees as they walk away with hundreds of well-written pages about all of the topics rather than […]
I was recently fortunate enough to receive a review copy of “Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook” by Boydlee Pollentine from Packt Publishing. This book was timely for me as I’m seeing a lot of interest by my clients in mobile development. You see, a lot of them have their applications (some of which I […]
A few times lately I’ve been asked if we could have an Android or iPhone version of our custom Visual FoxPro application. Of course the quick answer is “No,” because there is not and never will be a mobile version of Visual FoxPro (though it probably runs on Windows CE, but ugh). I’ve spent some […]
Engagdet today has a post called “My So-Called Laptop” in which their writers talk about their very first laptops. This made me think two things: 1. Most of their writers are very young, using Pentium class or higher bought within the last 10 years, and 2. I loved my first so-called laptop. I truly say […]
A coincidence of catastrophic (for me, for a week) proportions.
Yesterday was one of those days that was full of potential: Nothing on the schedule but a full day of coding and learning. Pure bliss. I got to work early, sat down with my dog at my feet and a hot cup of joe, and proceeded to get busy. But what’s this? Apple Software Update […]
wherein things get a little tricky…
My trials and tribulations upgrading from Windows7 beta to RTM on a Macbook Pro using Boot Camp.
From WindowsSecrets, a great cheat sheet for keyboard shortcuts. This will save you time, and time is money!