JDBC to SQL Azure

Using the open source jTDS JDBC Driver, you can connect to SQL Azure.   Driver class name: net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver Database URL: jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://<server>.database.windows.net:1433/<databasename>;ssl=require Username: (in the form username@server from SQL Azure)   The key thing is the “ssl=require” placed at the end of the connection string. SQL Azure SSL encrypts the data on the wire, and requires…

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MahTweets goes 2.7

The MahTweets team have released version 2.7 of the open source social media client. Based on WPF, MEF and other developer goodness: with source code available if you want to see how to create a desktop application. Many useability enhancements based on user feedback – and the needs of the developer team. All heavy twitterers…

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Windows 7 Multiple-monitor keyboard shortcut

Just randomly found this feature. I am sure its documented in some list somewhere. To move a maximised window from one monitor to another (if your Windows 7 PC has more than one monitor connected) windows-key shift left/right arrow This also works with un-maximised windows, too. Thanks to Sam Moffatt for prompting me to research…

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