Category Archives: Software

Should You Keep Using Microsoft Access?

Andrew Comeau   November 7, 2019   Comments Off on Should You Keep Using Microsoft Access?

Full Disclosure – I Owe My Career to Access I’ve been working with Microsoft Access off and on since 1997, just a few years after it was first introduced in ’92. I can realistically say that learning Access made my career in I.T.. I’d had some previous programming and database experience with Borland Paradox and an older DOS title so… Read more »

Managing Your Organization’s Contacts with CiviCRM

Andrew Comeau   September 14, 2019   Comments Off on Managing Your Organization’s Contacts with CiviCRM

Whether you’re selling products, managing a non-profit or running a political campaign, one of the most important things you do is to manage relationships with other people. Your ability to maintain your organization’s contact database, whether it contains potential customers or donors, is essential to your operations. Many organizations use various types of Contact Relationship Management (CRM) software such as… Read more »

How Do I Run WordPress on IIS?

Andrew Comeau   October 5, 2015   Comments Off on How Do I Run WordPress on IIS?

WordPress is one of the most popular website solutions in the world. This easy-to-use content management system (CMS) installs quickly on a web hosting account and the online control panel enables the website manager to focus on content rather than the technical details of creating each post. Behind the scenes, WordPress has certain requirements. It uses MySQL as a database… Read more »

Missed tonight’s meeting? See the presentation online!

Andrew Comeau   November 6, 2014   Comments Off on Missed tonight’s meeting? See the presentation online!

Tonight, we talked about WordPress, the blogging tool and content management system for websites. As part of the presentation, I demonstrated how easy WordPress is to install by creating a new WordPress website under my own site at Drewslair.com. If you missed the meeting, you can see both the presentation slides here! http://ocalaitpros.server302.com/downloads/wordpress.pdf.  

Fossetcon 2014 – September 11-13, 2014, Orlando, FL

Andrew Comeau   September 2, 2014   Comments Off on Fossetcon 2014 – September 11-13, 2014, Orlando, FL

Fossetcon 2014, the First Annual Free and Open Source Software Expo and Technology Conference is being held in Orlando, FL from September 11 – 13 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This three-day event is a “*nix(Unix like) conference that focuses primarily on Free and Open Source Software and the systems that run it – whether it be… Read more »