Forum Replies Created

Viewing 15 posts - 31 through 45 (of 60 total)

  • RE: A Lack of Data

    I agree with Simon Monk.

    "I was a little afraid of making waves"

    Very quietly a line has now been crossed, from trust to fear.

  • RE: The Service Architecture

    In theory it all makes a lot of sense, but I believe that in practice it may only be worth the effort for large organisations that have a very clear single core business.


  • RE: Wearing Hats

    I am in a similar situation as Jeff.

    I started way back as what was then called a "programmer", and I now find myself as the only one left from a...

  • RE: Professional Development

    Same here.

    My employer only aplied for "employer of choice" status when customers started to ask for it. Nothing has changed since, and needless to say my respect for this status...

  • RE: Professional Development

    I agree with Stephanie that cost justification is a big killer of training initiatives.

    While it may be possible to demonstrate with hindsight that some specific training made it possible to...

  • RE: Motivation

    With a deadline looming long hours are sometimes necessary, and then the extra effort will make a difference. But I agree with Frank Buchan that if you put in too many hours,...

  • RE: 2005 Express Connection String

    If your app will run on the same machine as the database, you could try using localsystem as the server name, or even a full stop, like this:


      <add name="VS2005TESTConnectionString"...

  • RE: The best interview of all....

    No, he did not get the job

  • RE: Tranfer data into text file

    When using dates and times in the filenames, I have found it convenient to have a format like this: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. This makes it much easier to sort the files...

  • RE: Humble Beginnings

    I wrote a game once, for the BBC Micro - yes it was a long time ago. It was a maze game, where you had to move the cursor through...

  • RE: Working Out of a Job

    I believe that this is one of the results of the "flat" management structure, where your direct manager no longer really understands what you are doing. The better you do...

  • RE: The 36 Hour Day

    Well said, Frank Buchan.

  • RE: 5 Year Anniversary

    Congratulations to all of you.

    You have created a great cummunity, with just the right personal touch. Long may it last.

    Thank you

  • RE: Information Poll


    Re-inventing the wheel, although often enjoyable and sometimes useful, is a luxury few can afford these days.



    Though as for that, the passing...

  • RE: Question of the Day for 15 Mar 2006


    Thanks for the much more thorough explanation.

    I work mostly in a Citrix thin-client environment, so changing the registry is not an option. I tend not to use IMEX=1 beause usually...

Viewing 15 posts - 31 through 45 (of 60 total)