Work

Access Data Projects and Microsoft Office 2013

When Microsoft released the 2013 version of their Office suite, the version of Microsoft Access that was included dropped support for a feature known as Access Data Projects.   Access Data Projects were a (in my opinion) little used feature of earlier versions of Access that allowed you to create an OLEDB connection from a users desktop copy of Microsoft…

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Sharepoint, Tech, Work

Migrating from Sharepoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013

Having just completed a multiple web application migration from Sharepoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013 (and to pat myself on the back, having done so with a total of less than 10 minutes of down time in either environment) I thought I would share the process that worked most effectively for me.  Hopefully some other poor soul having to go through…

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Kids

Happy 11th Birthday to my favorite girl in the world

None of these things existed until after Sydney was born: The Department of Homeland Security The XBox 360 The Nintendo Wii Commercial 3G or 4G cellular networks The iPhone The final three Harry Potter books The Tea Party These things were still true: Saddam Hussein and Bin Laden were both at large Michael Jackson was still very much alive Arnold…

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Work

Tales from Higher Ed: CMS Choices Edition

  The chart you see above represents an interest of “hype” chart of four popular content-management system choices over the last several years. In blue, you see WordPress, red is Joomla, yellow is Drupal, and green is the less prominent “Concrete5”.  Expression Engine was charted, but it didn’t even register so I removed it. When I joined Marshall University in…

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