Wednesday, April 29, 2009

SharePoint Designer 2007 is now free

In Office 2007, Frontpage split into 2 streams, Expression Web and SharePoint Designer. Both have the same core tools but differ in emphasis. Now instead of being a $200 tool, SP Designer is Free. Check the link for more but remember that you can use SharePoint hosts for $20+ a month from sites such as

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Oracle is Buying Sun/MySQL

Oracle has announced that it is going to purchase Sun Microsystems which means that Java, MYSQL and other things are going from a company that was unlikely to charge for these things to a company that generally charges a bomb for everything. I think this will be good for Microsoft who generally charges less for similar products that Oracle sells becuase it has higher sales volumes.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Articles and posts not in the last 6 months of the blog

Link Subforms to the Control rather than the Field, Access Support for New Data Types in SQL Server 2008, Creating A SharePoint Task List with a Custom Workflow Reminder, Cut and Paste from Excel 2007 to Access, Access 2007 and DB2 and more on this page.