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Archive for March 19th, 2014

USB Typewriter — Classic Typewriters for the Digital Age (for mechanical typewriters, not electrical ones)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/19

Nicely done: the USB Typewriter — Classic Typewriters for the Digital Age, as they can do almost all keys a PC keyboard can do see the USB Typewriter — FAQ using a mechanical (not electrical!) typewriter.

Basically the opposite of  the IBM Selectric Computer Terminal, the Daisy wheel printing, the IBM 1050 systemand the IBM 2741 Console.

Note the kits (there are both soldering and non-soldering versions) are mostly aimed at models that once were popular in the USA, so for manufacturers like Adler there are no guidelines (but the existing guidelines for soldering and for non-soldering probably work fine).

–jeroen

Posted in Development, Hardware Development, Hardware Interfacing, Keyboards and Keyboard Shortcuts, LifeHacker, Power User, USB | Tagged: | 2 Comments »

Database Workbench v4 – version: 4.4.5. got released (via: News @ Upscene Productions)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/19

Today, Version 4.4.5 of Database Workbench got released.

It mainly is a bugfix release (15 out of 18 issues were bugfixes, of the rest, 2 are feature requests, 1 enhancement): List of items new/enhanced/fixed in Product: Database Workbench v4 – version: 4.4.5.

Download from the trial/lite download page, or from the customer download page.

Enjoy (:

–jeroen

via: News @ Upscene Productions.

Posted in Database Development, Delphi, Development, Firebird, InterBase, MySQL, NexusDB, OracleDB, Software Development, SQL Server, Sybase SQL Anywhere | Leave a Comment »

Help translating AllCast to your local language (via: CastResources/values-nl at master · koush/CastResources)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/19

AllCast now has Dutch resources (CastResources/values-nl at master · koush/CastResources) and you can help translating it into your local language here:

CastResources at master · koush/CastResources.

–jeroen

Posted in Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

SQL Server 2014 is done: Hekaton, Azure integration (via: Tim Anderson’s ITWriting)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/19

Interesting: SQL Server 2014 is done: Hekaton, Azure integration « Tim Anderson’s ITWriting.

Most important feature is the in-memory database engine (OLTP).

Because the in-memory OLTP it is so highly optimized there are quite a few T-SQL features missing, but usually it is a magnitude faster than the disk based database engine.

For limitations, see Transact-SQL Constructs Not Supported by In-Memory OLTP.

–jeroen

Posted in Database Development, Development, SQL Server, SQL Server 2014 | Leave a Comment »

Reference card for Linux performance and analysis tools (via: Antony Peel – Google+)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/19

Brilliant reference card for Linux performance and analysis tools.

Click on the below image to enlarge.

Tools covered in the card: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in *nix, Linux, Power User, SuSE Linux | 5 Comments »

 
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