Books every software developer should read in 2016 – if you have not done so

The obligatory reflection on what have we accomplished in 2015 … always a sticky question. But if keep it to my book, training and research, it does not look that bad, I managed to keep the momentum going. Software Development Cracking the coding Interview – Gayle Laakman This is a great book with brain teasers and … More Books every software developer should read in 2016 – if you have not done so

Transfer database permissions on all objects from one SQL server to another – MS SQL Server 2008 – 2014

The Problem I needed to migrate all databases from a MS SQL server 2008 R2 to MS SQL Server 2014; while I can create and restore my databases, permission in objects live on the system databases, therefore I needed to transfer all my login and data objects from one server to another. This cannot be … More Transfer database permissions on all objects from one SQL server to another – MS SQL Server 2008 – 2014

Registering .Net DLLS’ for use in VB6 32bit Applications

Registering .Net Dlls’ for use in VB6 32  or VBA applications You have that legacy application that is not willing to go away and you need to use functionality from code you created in .Net. or you need to build extra functionality on a .Net classYou need to register the dll for VB6/VBA  to be … More Registering .Net DLLS’ for use in VB6 32bit Applications

Database Normalization

Database Normalization This is a brief quick description of database normalization.Database normalization is the process of organizing information in a relational database into tables to minimize redundancy.Normalizing a database allows scalability and it is easier to maintain, query and work with. There are 5 steps to normalize a database, my personal experience is that unless … More Database Normalization

Serendipity

ser·en·dip·i·ty The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. “a fortunate stroke of serendipity” synonyms: (happy) chance, (happy) accident, fluke; More Merriam-Webster Definition