Archive for October, 2012

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Creating Word Documents With Open Office

Someone I know started using Open Office because they were told it was a free program that was compatible with Microsoft Word files (which it is). What they were not told was that you need to specifically choose to save your documents in Word format if you want people with MS Word to be able […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Photoshop Elements 11 The Missing Manual

Photoshop Elements is a far more powerful program than it might at first appear to be. This book explains in great detail all the things that the program can do when it comes to handling your photos. Read more about what I think of the book Photoshop Elements 11 The Missing Manual.

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

CICS commands

One of the main ways that mainframe computers provide for interactive programs is via CICS (pronounced “kicks”). This reference page lists all of the common commands that you are likely to need to use in writing a CICS program including all of the parameters that can be specified with these commands. CICS commands

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Char or Varchar

When you are defining the fields for your database tables you will have a lot of fields that contain text. In this article we look at the difference between defining those fields as char or varchar and the situations where one may be better than the other. Of course you may be using a database […]