• Faster network browsing, reliable CD writing, and more

    Posted March 13, 2001 - 11:29 am

    Brian Livingston shows how to edit the registry to speed browsing on Windows networks and burn CDs with less danger of interruption.
  • The Big Frame-Up

    Posted March 13, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Webcast: Can Voice-over-IP Live Up to the Hype?

  • The paradox of Windows APIs

    Posted March 12, 2001 - 8:55 pm

    Though a versatile means of defining a protocol, the C-based Windows Application Programming Interface (API) often conflicts with object modeling and programming ideals. Use the following tips to restore some sanity to programming in C++ under Windows' C-based APIs.
  • Serializing Data Members

    Posted March 12, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Write your own serialization functions for any class. COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS * Windows Application Development: Accessing the Windows registry.

    SERVICES * IT Job Spot: Give your career a Jolt
  • Error Handling

    Posted March 9, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Storing and interfacing with errno values. COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS * Webcast: Is the Push for VoIP Premature?

  • Dot-com shutdown lessons

    Posted March 8, 2001 - 12:07 pm

    "Garden.com is thrilled to announce that W. Atlee Burpee has decided to continue serving Garden.com customers on the Internet" -- a quote taken from Garden.com's home page on Jan. 18, 2001.
  • More on Context: Boolean and Operator Contexts

    Posted March 8, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Webcast: Application Development -- Can You Carry Your Weight?

  • The e-mail rules: Manage the medium

    Posted March 7, 2001 - 5:01 pm

    Learn e-mail secrets: Tips to make it easier to read and pointers for handling attachments.
  • Consulting tips and tricks: A special report

    Posted March 6, 2001 - 4:36 pm

    If you're resourceful, organized, and have a wide range of skills, consulting could be just the profession for you. And if you plan it right the first time, you can succeed where others have failed.
  • Using the window.scroll() Method

    Posted March 6, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Webcast: Is the Push for VoIP Premature?

  • Legacy application integration with JNI

    Posted March 5, 2001 - 2:29 pm

    Marrying old and new technologies always requires an evaluation of which tools are best for the job, but Java will often be a solid choice. This article shows how to integrate a legacy accounting application and a new sales force automation program using Java Native Interfaces.
  • Paint-on Processors and Nanotechnology

    Posted March 5, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Is swarm computing mad science or the shape of things to come? COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS * Webcast: Application Development -- Can You Carry Your Weight?

  • More quick tricks from Windows 2000 Secrets, now that the wait for the new OS is over

    Posted March 2, 2001 - 11:18 am

    LAST WEEK I described the official release of Windows 2000. I celebrated this event by giving you four "quick tricks" from my new book, Windows 2000 Secrets (www.idgbooks.com), co-authored with Bruce Brown and Bruce Kratofil of BugNet fame.

  • Know your Scheduler

    Posted March 2, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * An explanation of the scheduler's CPU allocation process. COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS * RFP Exchange: Finding qualified service providers!

  • Tips for H-1B hiring

    Posted March 1, 2001 - 1:55 pm

    What happens after the hiring manager identifies a foreign job candidate and wants to hire him?
  • Win 2K without Active Directory

    Posted March 1, 2001 - 11:18 am

    Last newsletter, I discussed the pitfalls of using Windows 2000 servers with Active Directory in a branch-office scenario and how important it is to be sure that the planning and deployment go smoothly. It reminded me that several people and organizations have held off on deploying Windows 2000 because they feel that Active Directory is a completely new way of looking at things.
  • Hotfix glitch

    Posted March 1, 2001 - 10:57 am

    We?re always looking for new fixes, patches and service packs -- but we dread the consequences of installing them. Most network managers subscribe to the 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it' philosophy. But even when we don't notice that something?s broken (such as with security holes which crackers can exploit), there are some patches we'll install right away.
  • Mac OS X: The Next Interoperability Platform?

    Posted March 1, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Adding a fourth platform to the integration mix -- Mac OS X. COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS * Webcast: Application Development - Can You Carry Your Weight?

  • Context is Everything

    Posted March 1, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Putting your fuctions and operators in context. COMMUNITY DISCUSSION * Scripting Languages: When is a shell script preferable to Perl? SERVICES * Webcast: Application Development - Can You Carry Your Weight?

  • Special report: Outsourcing update

    Posted February 28, 2001 - 4:37 pm

    Ready or not, outsourcing is a fact of corporate life. Outsourcing can be an expedient and economical way to get IT applications up and running quickly. But buyer beware: ineffective implementation can ruin your business, and your career.
  • I Like Mikes

    Posted February 27, 2001 - 3:05 pm

    Microphones
  • Uninterruptible power supply

    Posted February 27, 2001 - 1:12 pm

    If you're working at your computer and electrical power to your office goes out, several bad things can happen.
  • Remote manager's security cheat sheet

    Posted February 27, 2001 - 12:36 pm

    Most teleworkers routinely troubleshoot their PCs; some even manage small-office networks. But when it comes to security, so many are in over their heads. Find out what network managers and teleworkers need to know to buy smart.
  • Scrolls of Wisdom

    Posted February 27, 2001 - 1:00 am

    prevent code from executing in the mail.

    COMMUNITY DISCUSSION * Web Development: Sending emails outside the server. SERVICES * IT Job Spot: Mission-critical opportunities with marketplace winners
  • Setting the Tab Order

    Posted February 27, 2001 - 1:00 am

    * Webcast: Application Development, can you carry your weight?

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