Category Archives: Rants

24 sep

Could Dell Introduce Viable Tablets to the Business World?

***, Car Computing, Electronics, Hardware, Microsoft, Mobility, Rants, Windows

It took eight months for Michael Dell and Silver Lake to take Dell from a Public to Private. The company that started in Dell’s college dorm room closet and competed with the likes of IBM, HP, and Compaq, eventually to … Continue reading

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1 jul

ColdFusion in Todays Web World – Railo

***, Architecture, CMS, ColdFusion, Databases, Internet, Rants

I was having a conversation with someone over the phone about ColdFusion and I received a pretty surprising comment, “ColdFusion, is that still around?” Jokingly of-course, but you would be surprised at how much ColdFusion still exists in today’s web … Continue reading

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28 apr

1000 Posts on Phillihp.com

*, Rants, Site Related

Can you imagine that? 1000 posts on phillihp.com. I want to thank everyone for coming to the site and visiting. Earlier this year, there was a significant drop off in content that we were providing, but from the Analytics everybody … Continue reading

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23 apr

All Websites Should be WCAG 2.0 Standard

***, Browsers, Companies, Design, Internet, Rants

I have been contracting with a Non-Profit for nearly two years now and the big word in this place for websites is Accessibility. This word is so over-used and for some reason, I feel that people gravitate to this word … Continue reading

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17 apr

Heartbleed Attack Leads to Arrest

***, Clusters, Companies, Electronics, News, Rants

This whole Heartbleed thing has me seriously wondering what is going on today with our Security and our understanding of Security. It is laughable! First, if you are trusting OpenSSL, which is an OPEN SOURCE encryption SSL certificate generator, you … Continue reading

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6 jan

Deliverable Due Yesterday, PMing With Pressure

***, Companies, Rants

Independent Consulting provides a lot of freedoms in life. But also a lot of risks. If you do it right, you keep your bucket always more than full, never put more than 50% of your eggs in one basket, and … Continue reading

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18 nov

Why do .NET Developers Over-Normalize! Who are PHP Developers Anyways?!

***, .NET MVC, Architecture, Cloud Computing, CMS, History, Internet, Microsoft, PHP, Rants

Oh boy, I may be offending many people out there. But, I just so happen to be working on two projects in .NET, where the Data Model was designed by someone else. And in both cases, the databases are completely … Continue reading

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13 nov

Tiss the Season to Spend on Black Friday

***, Amazon.com, Companies, Electronics, Entertainment, Games, Hardware, Office, Rants

I get excited around the Black Friday time period through to the beginning of the new year. It seems that I always find some tremendous savings either between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, or on Christmas Day through New Years … Continue reading

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2 oct

How has the Web changed the World?

***, Companies, Internet, Mobility, News, Office, Rants

A proposed news-letter that I wrote for one of my most recent contracts. How has the Web changed the World? SourceAmerica has gone through so many changes over the past two years. Between launching a completely new revamped Public Website … Continue reading

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24 sep

What Happens When People Don’t Pay Their Developers?

***, Companies, Design, Internet, News, Office, Rants

If you are a client of mine, seriously do not take this the wrong way. I have way more class than this. But, it is pretty funny. So, what happens when you do not pay your web developer? Well, those … Continue reading

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