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How about a sticky for online learning resources for IT skills?
https://www.coursera.org/ as a starter for 10 - IT, as well as lots of other subject areas
As a VB VBA Sql server dude, how quickly would I be able to pick up enough Active directory to do an AD migration ?
I have never even seen it in action
Anyone doing this on a regular basis?
Is it a viable solution?
If I have a phone capable of acting as a wireless AP and unlimited data, do I need 3g on an iPad for mobile web access etc?
I found this:
Performance: C# vs C++ « Systematic Gaming
This bloke reckons he gets 10 times the performance out of C++ than C# on a simple sort of increasing sized arrays, which seemed unlikely. So I tried his code, and for me it came out more like 3 times the performance from C++.
Anyone expecting anything big this year?
Looks very good, will be across all devices. Ill be moving all my devices to it.
BBC News - Windows 8 previewed by Microsoft
Are there any OpenLDAP gurus on the forum?
I am trying to build a schema that has users, roles, organisations etc. I've read the OpenLDAP howto, and various books from Amazon, but am stuck on the basics of creating a "Roles" group, listing Roles within that group, and then applying those roles...
I see Microsoft have released Windows 7 Service Pack 1 this week.
Anyone been brave enough and installed it yet?
Nice to see HMRC continue to find new ways to waste our time and money. Apart from all the other bugs and stupidities, now you can't just add accounts or computations as PDF in their submission software you have to type it all in again or pay to get it converted to iXLBR. But what is all the...
Want to change boot order so I can boot from CD.
Go into BIOS & can't change boot order. It just says none of the settings displayed can be changed.
Done a bit of googling and it looks like you have to do some hardware tweaks to remove this restriction. Some people talk about removing the...
Have been weighing up whether to try to attempt CCIE R&S. I know there are no guarantees I will actually achieve it. 18 months + of hardcore studying and upwards of £10-15K on lab equipment seems like a pretty big mountain to climb. Any recently qualified CCIE's want to share their thoughts? Was it...
Practical and looks good too so thought I would share.
What do the congregation think? I'm contemplating the one Bunk mentioned, the one just released.
Specifically one of the 15" models mentioned with 2GHz to 2.3GHz quad-core i7. Not interested in the 17" - too big. Thinking of upgrading the RAM to its max 8GB myself and getting the non-reflective...
Permie co have given me a 2xQuad core Xeon PC with an SSD, Windows 7x64 and 4GB RAM.:cool: However, one thing I've noticed is despite having 8 CPUs to play with, multitasking whilst doing a large Visual Studio build kind of sucks.
It's somewhat suprising, not least because the main thing that...
Now Internet is enabled on my brand spanking new mobby, I am wondering what sites are best for things like news and weather, and sites I should avoid.
Given the stringent "fair use" limits, obviously the main reason to avoid a site is if it shovels out megabytes of carp (Flash video ads for...
I am trying to write a dll in C++ that a C# app can register a callback with. There are plenty of examples on the web, but none that I can get to work. They compile and run, and don't give any errors, but just don't work.
The C++ code
extern "C" _declspec(dllexport) void...
My TV has an ethernet socket but is too far from the router to use a cable. Does such a thing exist as an ethernet wireless adapter, basically an ethernet plug with a wireless dongle on the end?
I've done some searching but all I keep getting are USB wifi dongles, is there some search term I am...
Got an Acer Aspire & the screen is knackered.
Can laptop screens be replaced?
Building a new desktop and trying to decide on the CPU.
Which one should I go for?
AMD is currently out of the running, I know they are cheaper and probably better VFM but Intel is top of the tree at the moment.
Used for gaming and invoicing mainly, with a little word processing on the...
Periodically, I will select a folder in Windows Explorer & the hourglass comes up and it becomes unresponsive for 1 minute plus.
I have Tortoise SVN installed & suspect that this is the root of the problem but I've followed the recommendation of putting all my source control stuff under one...
Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.
Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.
Order threads in...
Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.