Monthly Archives: November 2014

Access Connection Strings – Link

Some notes on using SQL Server connection strings both using the default ODBC client drivers and also the native SQL Server driver. Juan Soto of Access Experts explains connection strings from MS Access to SQL Server Additionally I am hearing … Continue reading

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Comparative Advantage

My opinion on fixing things is that if someone has to sit around and watch you fix something the cost of the job is not just your time in fixing it but it’s also the cost of the time of … Continue reading

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Dealing with Dates can still catch you out

The other day I was dealing with dates and I found a cracking little gotcha that might just be catching a few people out. When is 07/11/14 not 07/11/14 When one is 17 November 2014 and one is 17 November … Continue reading

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Developer Operations and Empowering Users My Opinion

Recently I was listening to a Channel 9 Microsoft podcast talking about how their products could be used in developer operator environments. Interestingly the podcast talked about Developer Operations being a subdivision of the central IT department and how once … Continue reading

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