How Far We’ve Come – Pt. 2

We need to establish a time frame before I start showing any code. Yes, you can go visit Source Forge to pull down what is there if you are well and truly desperate to view it. This portion is more about the journey than the code. The xpnsqt program was originally written around the time …

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How Far We’ve Come – Pt. 1

Occasionally life gives you a chance to look back at your past and to allow others to resoundingly embarrass you for it. This weekend is such an occasion. Yes, I have a party for my nephew to attend and I will visit my dad at least once if not twice, but, the weather isn’t going …

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Qt 5.8.0 – The Microsoft Blues

Microsoft is long known for releasing bug ridden bloatware then charging for the bug fixes. Windows Vista followed by its bug fix Windows 7 and who could ever forget Windows ME? In its defense, Windows ME was not an operating system. It was a task switching GUI running on top of DOS fraudulently sold as …

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Thanking WannaCry

Yes, the title of this post may sound odd for an IT professional, but that is just it, I’m a professional, not just someone who gets paid to write code. I run into sooo many people who want everyone to believe “professional” means getting paid for it and nothing could be further from the truth. …

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