Idera announced their ACE Program on Monday, a new effort to do more community outreach in a way a bit different than others have done it so far. Rather than the traditional evangelist/vendor rep model for participating in events, this program will have six members of the community that will be traveling to a lot […]Read more "Working with Idera on the ACE Program"
Fences is a free utility for the Windows desktop that lets you drag shortcuts into boxes you define (fences) and keep things organized. Kinda like folders, but transparent on the desktop. Here’s a picture of the tool when you right click on the desktop and select Fences: Right now I’ve got three fences defined; Test, […]Read more "Product Review: Fences"
I bet most of you use some type of diff/comparison tool at work. Probably one for the file system and another for SQL objects. I won’t call any out, but it’s a fairly competitive market and all do at least a passable job of doing the compare. I was doing a compare a few months […]Read more "Announcing Quantum Compare v1.01"
I imagine most of us change our wallpaper on the desktop from time to time. Frivolous but fun, a simple way to personalize what is otherwise a not very exciting tool most of the time. Windows 7 does a nice job of taking that further with some really good themes – you can get a […]Read more "Windows Themes (We need a PASS Theme!)"
Recently I was just killing a few minutes and was looking for some tips for Windows 7. I get along fine in Windows, but sometimes I wonder if I’m doing things the same way I did in Windows 95! I found this list by Tim Sneath and found something I’d missed – presentation mode! The […]Read more "Windows 7 Presentation Mode"