Month: August 2005

Migrating Thunderbird

I am switching computers and needed to migrate my Thunderbird email client data to another machine. I did a little googling and did not find too much until I found Thunderstor It allows you to take your thunderbird account and exprt to eml files. Then import into system of your choice. If you are moving from one thunderbird account to another …

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Security of the ASMX file

You often hear about security and web services. How they need to be more secure and how they can pass unsecured information. Well, I recently had an issue with a client that felt they were exposing too much information with the web service provided. This web service allows for products to be returned based on some search criteria. Unfortunately the web …

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CSS resources

Slashdot does it again. I have had a list of places to go when looking for help on numerous issues. CSS being one of them. When I opened Slash this morning and saw this post, I was very happy. I have used 2 resources on this list for some CSS issues but they have a nice list that can be added …

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New Site Launch

We have just launched a new site at work today. www.omnova.com. The interesting part of this launch is the use of a new server application called Macromedia Flex. You can get to the application part of this site by going to www.omnova.com/designcenter. The Flex application allows for a rich internet user interface to be generated through remote data access points. We …

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Monad

I have been trying to get a copy / beta of Microsofts new command shell – Monad. It is in the beta stage and you should be able to access it like any other beta software from beta.microsoft.com. However, unlike other software that I have used, this seems to be one of the most popular beta’s they have launched. I have …

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Reading Carl Hiaasen

I am currently reading a Carl Hiaasen book called “Sick Puppy”. I was turned onto this author from a friend at work. He knew I like the Jimmy Buffett style books and recommend Carl. So far I have read 2 other books. “Skinny Dip” and “Strip Tease”. I really enjoy his style and writing. From what I can tell all of …

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Less Technical talk

Well I have been extremely busy at work and other personal issues. I have finally realized it is nice to take a break from the tech world and just relax. I have been reading a lot and also playing with my daughter. It is amazing how relaxing just putting a puzzel together can be. I have also been training hard for …

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