Thursday, 31 July 2014

A lot more to know about RTL [Reference to external article]

Ahmed Alfy has developed a very neat article talking about localizing the user interface for web applications in general.

RTL (Right to Left) refers to the direction change for some languages which is required as one of the basic steps for localizing these applications.

Let's Talk About RTL


Sunday, 27 July 2014

KPIs for Professional Services Organizations [reference to external article]

I just came into an article proposing the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) the author promote them as essential for PSOs (Professional Services Organizations), and I felt like sharing it since I found it very neat and away of many jargon complications:

Thanks Jeanne Urich!

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Store and retrieve binary files (blob) into\from MS SQL server using VB6

The following thread is shared by a colleague who has spent some hard time to find out what he was looking after. His issue was that all the other links he reached were holding misleading titles, so he asked me to share this one with the above title.  

Thanks Dinos and the thread contributors for your community input!

Please advise or Please advice

I am pretty sure that this is already clear for native English speakers, and any English beginner learner that:
Advice (Noun) - Advise (Verb)

So the correct form should be: Please advise.

However, this time what is confusing me is MS Outlook! It do not like both!!!

Microsoft Outlook 2013 (15.0.4615.1000) 32-bit

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Seasons for the year

During meetings discusing projects, it happens that when we start scheduling the tasks, a meeting member proposes switch a task from the next month August into autumn...! But at which month does autumn starts?!

When I searched I found that for the northern hemisphere, the seasons of the year are:

Winter:   December, January, February 

Spring:    March, April, May

Summer: June, July, August

Autumn:  September, October, Novemebr