Recent content by pointdexterish

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    how to get background image from this site? Plenty of CSS to look at!
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    getting the 1st job

    "Its not what you know, its who you know" I'm doing my fourth internship all thanks to the people I've met and kept up with at DePaul (I have only been at DePaul for two years). From research in visual computing/artificial intelligence, to assistant IT manager for a 250 work station mom and...
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    How to be the best IT professional

    In case no one else has said it, the number one thing to concentrate on is: be a good communicator If you can talk and make sense to other people, both management above you and the people you are supporting under you, that will take you farther than just about anything. The most amazing...
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    Cat cable sold in bulk?

    For the same reason - fire travels upwards through walls and across ceilings. I am guessing that they have to put that disclaimer on the page to cover themselves from a liability standpoint.
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    My New T42 (56k=wait)

    Great looking lappie you have there! The T21 I got from work is really making it hard to justify buying another Dell (I have a C600 that I bought myself a year ago). IBM makes some quality notebooks :D
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    Cat cable sold in bulk?

    This is consistently the BEST deal out there for a complete package (comes with 1000ft of Cat5e, crimpers, ends and a tester): All that.. for under $45. Good luck!
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    What Are Your Computers Named?

    Aristottle - my main rig (Shuttle SK41G with dual monitors) Platoe - my laptop (Dell C600) Hume - my server (Compaq Proliant 1600R) Pantheon - my router (Linksys somethingorother) So philosophical :)
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    Search Engine Indexing

    I've noticed that the [H] forums have been dutifully reindexed by Google since it has been resurrected. Is this by design, or will there be a robots.txt added in to kill off the spiders eventually? One advantage of cutting out search engine spiders is that the traffic they generate by eating...
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    Best PHP Editor

    I third vi/vim! :w F5 :D
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    Encrypted Networks

    Depending on what type of inter-building equipment you have and how much performance matters, look into VPN or IPSEC (or a combination of the two) to encrypt end to end communications.
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    php and mysql installer

    xampp will give you MySQL, PHP, Perl and a bevy of other goods. One simple downloadable executable, and a double click to fire it up! Wonderful for a development envirnoment.
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    risks of a networked environment...

    One of the biggest concerns to consider is your users. A security policy should be drafted and **enforced** to let people know that if they take actions which could lead to a compromise of company information/network security they will be punished. Don't bother drafting a comprehensive...
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    I need a php/mysql article/review posting script

    I have been looking for a lightweight, flexible, flat file PHP CMS for a new site I am throwing together. xeCMS is doing the trick, but with a bit of hackery. If you are looking for a "fixer-upper" this is a great CMS to jump into. I have done some PHP/MySQL development work in the past...
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    Anyone know of any free WiFi hotspots in Rockford, IL?

    If you guys traipse down to the Chicago area there are more than enough to be had! Are there any universities in Rockford? I know that DePaul offers a few open Wifi spots to the community and I can imagine that some other universities would as well. Well that.. and the overabundance of...