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Characteristics of quality software

by Joseph on Jul 11th in Uncategorized

Software Quality Software Quality is a concept has been discussed and defined in a number of excellent books and articles. Granular-Level specific characteristics are numerous, and the weight placed on one aspect may differ from company to company, or even from project to project. However, with the assistance of the Pfleeger and Atlee text (2006) […]

Cannot change a SQL Login to a different user

by Joseph on Jul 2nd in Uncategorized

At some point during your SQL Server development time, you will eventually create a database while logged in to the server with a login other than SA. If this happens, your dbo user account will be mapped to the account which created the database (call it sa2 for now). A year later, when the db […]

What is software quality?

by Joseph on Apr 10th in Uncategorized

Software quality refers to a number of standards, from functionality (does it perform as expected) to performance (does it perform as QUICKLY as expected). When considering quality from the development perspective, the question “Does it work” is only the tip of the iceberg. For instance, in writing a base “Hello World” application, there are a […]

Top Ten C# Keywords to Avoid – From CodeThinked

by Joseph on Apr 6th in Uncategorized

Interesting post from CodeThinked: Top Ten C# Keywords to avoid I will have to mull this one over. I suspect I use the “out” keyword more often than I ought to. I think I agree, however, with the multiple comments reminding the reader that these are keywords to “avoid”, not drop out of the language […]

Installing FrontPage Server Extensions for Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7

by Joseph on Apr 2nd in Uncategorized

Installing FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) for Windows 2008 and IIS 7 Installing the FPSE under IIS 7 can be tricky, in fact I spent most of the morning trying to wrestle it down. Hopefully, this article can shed some light. Finding FrontPage Server Extensions This is the easy part. When Microsoft discontinued support for FrontPage […]


by Joseph on Aug 26th in Uncategorized

I’ve recently added “MalwareBytes’ Anti-Malware” to my IT Toolbox. I used it during troubleshooting of an infestation of the Joke.BluSOD (a virus with a sense of humor….) and it revealed a number of previously unfound infections on my client’s computer. Let me know what you think!

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