Microsoft's Excel Might Be The Most Dangerous Software On The Planet

Microsoft’s Excel Might Be The Most Dangerous Software On The Planet No, really, it’s possible that Microsoft‘s Excel is the most dangerous software on the planet. Yes, more dangerous than rogue code running a nuclear power plant, than the Stuxnet that was deliberately sent off to sabotage Iran‘s nuclear program, worse, even, than whatever rent […]


So I guess that there’s a DEFAULT servername for sharepoint.. I was wading through hundreds of LOG messages trying to seperate fact from fiction.. So I had the audacity to use SQL Alias MOSSHOST to point to a named instance of SQL Server. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like SharePoint likes that server name, everything’s been […]

Lightswitch – Replacement for Access

LightSwitch is a rapid application development (RAD) tool created by Microsoft. In its original version, released in 2010, any applications you created with it ran under the Silverlight runtime. But with the advent of HTML5, Microsoft decided to step LightSwitch up a notch and give it the ability to create HTML5 applications without needing Silverlight. […]

how to install SQL 2000 on Windows 7

step1 1-Enter gpedit.msc into the start menu and hit Enter. 2-Now navigate to User ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesWindows ComponentsApplication Compatibility. Then on the left side under Setting double click on Turn off Compatibility Assistant. 3-Now click on Enabled then click on Apply and OK then close out of Local Group Policy Editor. step2 go to services and […]

MongoDB to PostgreSQL replication

Announcing MoSQL Today, we are releasing MoSQL, a tool Stripe developed for live-replicating data from a MongoDB database into a PostgreSQL database. With MoSQL, you can run applications against a MongoDB database, but also maintain a live-updated mirror of your data in PostgreSQL, ready for querying with the full power of SQL. Motivation Here at Stripe, […]

Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely

Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely It’s 2013, almost three years after we first raised money and started growing beyond the first four employees. At the time, Jeff wrote a great blog post about working remotely, basically laying out our plan for how we were going to make it work. Now we’re a few years in and it’s time to […]