Painful topic once you need a visual tool to connect to MS-SQL once or twice using your shiny MacBook.
All tools I found are either too expensive either too basic and frustrating.
Except one I found recently.
Free, open-source, universal database client with tons of features and very visual. Just use it!
I am really happy using WordPress for blogging. Plugins are one of the killer feature helps to conquer the world. They really extend it into various, useful, sometimes unexpected ways 🙂
There are tons of plugins available, so you can find almost whatever you want. I want to share my list of plugins used.
It is web based, ajax, searches through 100M+ words very fast.
Source code is available on request. More details are here http://a32.me/2010/06/phpmydict-stardict-web-backend-with-php/
Stardict is a popular open source dictionary program as well as file format for storing dictionaries. There are alternatives of StarDict, some of them better, some worse. But I never meet some WEB application to use dictionaries in StarDict format and interface through the web browser. I found this little interesting and created one…
Windows “Start menu” is not something suitable for daily usage. MS has a long history to make it better, to complete failure in Vista, complex and unusable. Many other launchers were invented during this time with buttons/toolbars/bookmarks. All of it should make program launching more pleasant, but it does not.
Here comes Launchy.