Give me my simple Windows Explorer back!

Fancy vista makeup comes with some loss of simple old features: Select All (Ctrl + A) items in a folder simply does NOT work anymore!? But why?! I cannot understand why Microsoft is capable of producing very popular software applications, and is still incapable of keeping usefull features ..or breaking the working parts!? Apparently, this … Read moreGive me my simple Windows Explorer back!

A PHP Framework of Your Own

With all the respect to the people out there devoting their time and designing frameworks, sometimes great frameworks; PHP’s creator commented on that something like this: “..so, you designed a new PHP framework, OK!” and walked away!! I am wary in using any library/framework for my PHP applications. PHP is already a scripting language, my … Read moreA PHP Framework of Your Own

MS SQL Server: Anomalies

Backup/restore databases: After the restore, you must revoke (sp_revokelogin) and grant access (sp_grantlogin) to users again, esp. if you are restoring the database on a different machine. Note: I use mixed mode authentication and prefer not to use Windows or domain users. VARCHAR or TEXT: Pro VARCHAR: They recommend to avoid using fields of type … Read moreMS SQL Server: Anomalies