I’ve been living with my Mac Air for a few weeks now, thought I’d share some quick thoughts: I miss the backspace key/behavior. Air only has the delete key. I miss the right click button. And I miss the home/end keys. Two finger scrolling is natural, I find myself trying to do it on the […]Read more "More Thoughts on the Mac Air"
Congratulations to Wendy Pastrick, James Rowland-Jones, and Sri Sridharan on winning a two year term on the PASS Board of Directors. It was an amazingly close race, read the full results here. The remaining two candidates, Allen Kinsel and Kendal Van Dyke, will be leaving the Board at the end of this year. I hope […]Read more "PASS Election Results Posted"
This past week I needed to retrieve a spreadsheet from a Sharepoint library, add a column to a sheet, and then populate that column based on some data I had in Access. Rather than import the data into Access to make the change and then export back (which could overwrite any formulas, lose comments, etc), […]Read more "Another Strange MS Access Gotcha"
Look around your office, how many of your colleagues have attended any training in the past year? How many have been to a user group meeting, SQLSaturday, Code Camp, Give Camp, or IT Pro Camp? If that number is low, you’re not alone. Why is that? Part of it there are a lot of people […]Read more "How Do We Get More People To Attend Free Events?"
We just crossed the 100 mark for registrants for our Monday Night Networking Party and still room for more. If you’re in going to be in Seattle Monday why not have a low key dinner with some new people that enjoy SQL as much as you do? Hope to see you there!Read more "Reminder to Register for the Monday Night Networking Party"
I was just answering an email and realized I’m behind on posting on a few topics, one of them the notification last week that I was renewed as a SQL Server MVP for another year. Always nice to be recognized, nice to have something for the resume, and of course the other SQL MVP’s make […]Read more "MVP Status: Renewed"
My friend Richard Salogub is heading up this years Give Camp Orlando, an effort to link developers and IT professionals with non-profits that need some IT assistance – most often web sites and content management, but they try to help wherever they can. I won’t be a volunteer this year, but I will be dropping […]Read more "Give Camp Orlando on Oct 26-28, 2012"