What do you do when, connecting to Oracle 9 using standard DB client from .Net, an error message informs you that at least Oracle version 8.1.7 or higher is needed? We did encounter such a problem while working on a project. Thankfully, after some searching and asking, a solution could be found — read on if you are looking for an answer too.
As we posted earlier, after looking for another company that could redesign our site, we decided to do it ourselves. Developing HTML/CSS, configuring a CMS (Joomla, in the case of this site) was not a problem for us. Yet this also involved development of visual style and graphical elements, which we, being a mostly software development and QA team, don’t do too often.
Yet it seems that with the right ideas, boldness and perseverance, anything becomes possible.
This article explains the thinking behind the icons used on the frontpage of this site, as well as the steps of creating such an icon.
Last December, we decided to redesign our website, and, due to lack of resources, wanted to hire and external shop to do it for us. After the requirement discussions and resulting budget calculation, we decided to design and implement our website ourselves. Yet some lessons were learned, which I would like to share below.
PPMLite finally enters free public beta stage, and, since it allows import of projects from Basecamp, there has been a corresponding announcement over on the 37 Signals’ site. More links and reviews to follow as the application gets more adoption.
PPMLite is a simplified project portfolio management tool developed by TechWire for CloudPatterns LLC.
Goal of TecWire UK is to provide its clients with professionally developed but affordable custom WEB applications and Mobile applications to improve their business processes and increase profitability. TechWire UK uses a ‘best of both worlds’ combination of UK analysts and project managers with overseas development resources based in Ukraine. By providing the management and support of experienced UK staff along with talented and well qualified overseas software engineers we provide a fully managed service that guarantees quality and ensures best possible value for money. (more…)