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Tag : Windows

Breaking Away from Win32

Categories: Programming
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Published on: November 8, 2013

Several months ago, I posted a question about developer tools and felt I was at crossroads of sorts. The choice to move away from what is familiar is never easy, but I felt stronger about taking a hard look at the future of how I would approach software than I had in the past. It’s[…]

Delphi Developer Dilemma

I've used Pascal-based compilers for a long time. Similar to many others like me, I started with Turbo Pascal 3 in the 80s, embraced object-oriented extensions in Borland Pascal, attempted to understand OWL but quickly moved to Delphi when it was released, and now churn out blazing database applications on the latest Windows operating systems[…]

Cloud Computing

Categories: Cloud Computing
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Published on: October 6, 2010

I have recently discovered Amazon's S3 and EC2 services and think they're pretty cool. Originally, I considered them my first foray into “cloud computing” but then realized I've been using Google's email service for quite a while. There's also the fact that I give software updates via my web site and I store backups off-site[…]

Ubiquitous USB

Categories: Miscellaneous
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Published on: May 6, 2007

I opened the box of the new server for the Beaverton SDA Church and was reminded that we didn't order a keyboard or mouse to go with it. At first this makes sense–why not just use the one we have on the old server? Well, the old server is, uh, old! Like over 8 years.[…]

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