Archive | April 16, 2003
Craigthat “CrysDev is another step closer today. I reviewed the galley sheets and sent my changes back. The book should be at the printer this week. What I have left to do is collect the sample code and package it up.”
Congratulations, Craig! More info here.
The Central Pennsylvania Foxpro User Group is hosting a page of Visual FoxPro Success Stories. Great idea!
The joy of HTML is the simplicity of typing <b> for bold; the curse of HTML is that style and presentation is inseparable and almost indistinguishable from content. The medium is not the message, the content is. I know from writing a couple of screen-scraper HTML-to-RSS feeds, that the separation would be a Good Thing.
Jon’s description of feeding XML right into a database and mixing XML and SQL and XPath is pretty intriguing as well. Looking forward to having that access in my database program of choice.
In a down economy, a $50 million increase in profits over the same quarter last year is not a bad thing. “Computerworld News. Microsoft beat earnings forecasts but warned of continued decline in corporate IT spending. Intel earnings were slightly down compared to the same period last year.” from
Microsoft’s press release is here for folks who love to crunch through the details.