Useful Applications

Below is a list of useful applications. Check links to confirm they are current. File Editing Notepad++ – Better than Notepad UltraEdit – Useful for opening large file Sublime – Useful for coding Visual Studio Code – Useful for coding File Management 7zip – Alternative to Win-ZIP File Comparison ExamDiff – File comparing tool Beyond Compare – File comparing tool Images/Art Paint.NET – Better alternative to Microsoft Paint Web Browsers Chrome Firefox Brave … Continue reading Useful Applications

Trust Relationship Primary Domain Error

You may come across this error when a server or workstation gets out of sync with the domain controller: “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”. One way to resolve this is to rejoin the machine with the domain. However this can cause other issues. An easier way toresolve this, is to first log into the machine as a local administrator and then run Windows PowerShell … Continue reading Trust Relationship Primary Domain Error

Silicon Valley Tech Tour

Last weekend I did a little tech tour around Silicon Valley. If you have a car and some spare time, and happen to be in the Bay Area and want to channel your inner geek, this is for you. Without needing an intro, Silicon Valley is home to thousands of tech companies. Driving down and around Route 101, you see the likes of LinkedIn, Evernote and Intel. In San Francisco … Continue reading Silicon Valley Tech Tour

My Microsoft Experience

For the year of 1996, I worked in house at Microsoft’s Research Institute. The project involved working alongside the Research Unit Head in Sydney as part of the completion of my Bachelor degree in Information and Communication Systems. The project was interesting. It involved creating a prototyping tool written in C++ to simulate the input/output automata model used in distributed systems. In that project we utilized Microsoft’s Visual C++ (which … Continue reading My Microsoft Experience

European Retail Application Developer Awards (RAD)

The European Retail Application Developer (RAD) Awards is a yearly competition that recognizes application developers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) who utilize Microsoft technology by providing business benefits to their customers in the retail industry. The “prestigious” award ceremony is held yearly at the Global Technology Forum in Paris, France. We were finalists for our solution using BizTalk Server (Enterprise Application Integration) and SQL Server (Business Intelligence). My … Continue reading European Retail Application Developer Awards (RAD)