I have a binary clock in my office. It was a Christmas gift from Dad (I come from a long line of geeks!). It’s a nice conversation starter. I’ve found that people either immediately love it or hate it. This post aims to explain the basics of binary, with the intent to teach you how to read a binary clock. If it works and you ever visit my office, please show off your knowledge by reading the clock!
I’ve never worked on a Sonicwall firewall, but we’ll be gaining one shortly. This weekend, we’re moving a data center from Vermont to PA and incorporating it into our existing data center. We have very little documentation — none really. So we don’t know the traffic requirements for the data center we are inheriting. The… Read More »
Figuring out Epicor Web Service One of the bigbenefits of Epicor is that every business object has a corresponding web service call. This is a big plus if you are in the business of integrating disparate systems, which my company is often tasked to do. However, putting this feature into practice isn’t as easy as I… Read More »
Recently I’ve seen many articles discussing the issue of tech-savvy users and their impact on the future role of the corporate IT/IS department. After all, why require an IT department, when users will simply implement and support their own gadgets? This is a valid argument, but it’s not new. Over the past 30 years working… Read More »
I’ve been wearing my management hat for many months, with little time to do any actual programming. Since this is our IT department’s slow time of the year, I like to use this time to search for performance improvements (while also putting my programming skills to use before they die from inactivity). One of the… Read More »
Our post this week is from Clint Hughes, a d3 programmer at Sheeran Direct. Clint’s challenge? To quickly and easily separate numeric values from non-numeric within a single variable. In this case, the numeric values represent a job number and the non-numeric are media source codes. Originally, he thought he’d need to do some sort… Read More »