Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rebuilding Indexes on SQL Server

It is quite rare to need to rebuild the indexes on an SQL Server but it does happen. When it does, it is quite easy to rebuild an index using SQL Server Management Studio. Open up the node for the

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Open Environments in Software Development

Open environments are becoming all the rage these days but how effective or appropriate are they for software development? http://www.today.com/money/why-your-blood-pressure-high-open-office-floor-plans-gaining-979747 ) http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-07-01/ending-the-tyranny-of-the-open-plan-office http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2329652/Open-plan-offices-make-employees-productive-happy-likely-sick.html http://www.nhs.uk/news/2013/05May/Pages/Could-open-plan-offices-be-bad-for-your-health.aspx An open environment is a work environment where there are no walls surrounding the workstations. This

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Adding to the Send to Menu on Windows 7

The Send to menu provides the ability to send files that you select in Windows explorer to applications that take the file type as a parameter. What if you want to send files to your own application or another application

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