Reading Time: < 1 minute I was doing some playing around with Microsoft Office today and actually created a form that would post to an API and then bring back the response XML. Since Office 2003 is XML integrated, I then looked to see how I could easily parse the returned XML to save it to a table or temporary recordset…. Aarrrrgh! This is when I find out that Microsof Office 2003 is fully integrated with XML (or MSXML) through
Reading Time: 2 minutes Me and my kids went and saw King Kong yesterday. The special effects and computer-generated graphics were absolutely fantastic. I think the true test of a movie (that depends on special effects) is whether you find yourself empathizing with the computer generated character. Kong, indeed, had his own character. I thought the end was a little hokey and didn’t match the sadness and intensity of the heartbeat fade in the last version… but the ride
Reading Time: < 1 minute Great word. A friend of mine used it when speaking of a firm’s forte. From Dictionary.com: bailiwick noun, pronounced [bey-luh-wik] A person’s specific area of interest, skill, or authority. The office or district of a bailiff.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This week was a difficult week. My job is fantastic and I am appreciated by my peers and my clients. For the first time, though, I believe my blog interfered in my professional relationships. Having spoken with them at length, I don’t believe there is a concern with my employer. My leaders absolutely believe in blogging as healthy expression. Of course, they can not take responsibility for my comments since they are mine and no