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India’s $35 Tablet Computer

July 23, 2010 benf101 0

Source: AP So now you can get a $35 tablet computer? At first glance, this sounds awesome. But could this be awesome like government wifi, where the government subsidizes costs and makes it so cheap (or free) that the “free market” can’t help but get it, and the government attaches […]

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A Whole Nother Language II

July 19, 2010 benf101 0

Why not continue with this? Here are some abuses of our language that need to stop now. Error: My car is so dirty it needs washed. Correction: My car is so dirty it needs to be washed. Error: Let\’s split this between the four of us. Correction: Let\’s divide this […]

New Age and the Bible

July 13, 2010 benf101 0

How interesting it is that the New Age movement, or rationale, is paralleled to the Bible. It seems that everything that comes from the mouth of a New Ager is a principle taken from the Bible, with one exception: God is dethroned in the New Age. The more I paid […]

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Finding Duplicate Records In Database

July 8, 2010 benf101 0

If there is more than 1 column with that value it will show up like: COL_TO_CHECK COUNT(COL_TO_CHECK) ————————————————————- Value 3 Value2 2 Value99 4

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C# Database Connections and Queries

July 6, 2010 benf101 0

Create connection string:SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection(“Data Source=DATASOURCE\\\\SQLEXPRESS;Initial Catalog=DATABASE_NAME;Integrated Security=True”); try { conn.Open(); SqlCommand sql = new SqlCommand(“SELECT * FROM tableName”, conn); SqlDataReader reader = sql.ExecuteReader(); while (reader.Read()) { this.TARGET_ID.InnerHtml += reader[“column”] ; } } catch (SqlException sqle) { sqle.Message.ToString(); }

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Correspondence Database

June 28, 2010 benf101 0

Edit: RecordSetGo is being redeveloped to look a little bit more up-to-date.  The back-end (database) will remain as-is and therefore all data will continue to exist, but the front end with which the user will interact will be changing.  As a lone-developer I cannot estimate the time of completion. Record […]

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Google Voice Quality

June 28, 2010 benf101 0

Google voice is still my second choice. When I used it a few days ago to call my wife for a second, she kept saying “huh?”, “what?”, “I can’t hear you”. After saying it three times, she got it. Then she told me that I sounded terrible. There may not […]

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Google Voice Now Open to Everyone in the US

June 25, 2010 benf101 0

Source: PC World Google’s telephony management application Google Voice is now open to all U.S. residents, as the company on Tuesday removed the requirement for prospective users to receive an invitation in order to sign up for the service. Google Voice Now Open to Everyone in the US Already, there […]

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Droid ConnectBot – Unix SSH on the go!

June 24, 2010 benf101 0

Connect Bot I probably don’t need to sell any develpers on the advantages of being able to access your server while on the go. Once in a while you just have to. Programs like Astro, AndroZip, and ES File Explorer are ok for some things but what if you have […]