Justin James

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  • Downloads // Sep 2006

    Sample Excel workbook: Using a query to pull data from a Web page

    The article "Pull data into Microsoft Excel with Web queries" explains how Web queries operate, shows a couple of tricks that allow you to work around some Excel limitations, and offers a little VBA code so you can get the results you want. This Excel workbook shows a sample...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2007

    Price comparison: Zimbra vs. Exchange

    Get a detailed look at how the cost of implementing Zimbra compares to the cost of using Exchange. This worksheet looks at base OS cost, base application cost, total user cost, total upfront cost, and additional yearly cost -- as well as total cost for one through five years.See "Introducing...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2007

    10 tips for writing a job-winning developer resume

    As seasoned job hunters know, the first step on the road to finding work is to write a resume that gets you the interview. Unfortunately, some of the traditional resume writing rules just do not work well in the software development industry. Justin James has sifted through enough developer resumes...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    10 non-monetary benefits to attract and retain top developers

    When recruiting developers, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that money is what brings in the best and the brightest. After all, developers tend to receive paychecks a bit beefier than other professionals with similar levels of experience and education. But at the end of the day,...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    10 ways to increase the productivity of your programmers

    Developer time doesn't come cheap -- yet in some shops, maintaining developer productivity can be a struggle. Justin James discusses a number of ways to remove the obstacles that may be keeping your developers from working at full capacity.This download is also available as an entry in our 10...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    10 surprising things about Windows Server 2008

    When you take a look at Windows Server 2008, you'll discover big changes -- including some legitimate improvements. Justin James outlines a few of the unexpected aspects of the new OS, both good and bad.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 management techniques we'd love to see

    If you've ever been the victim of a trendy, totally ineffective management style, you know how silly and arbitrary those techniques can be. Justin James has seen his share of goofy management philosophies -- so he decided to invent a few of his own.This download is also available as

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    10 skills developers will need in the next five years

    If you're a developer looking to get ahead in your field (or in some cases, to simply stay employed), this is not a good time to be complacent. Justin James lists the skills you'll want to work on now to maximize your future job prospects.This download is also available as...

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    10 ways developers can meet user expectations and ease frustrations

    Some users may make unrealistic demands, but most of the time, they just want software that's easy to use and that works the way it's supposed to. Justin James itemizes several basic user expectations and ways to address them.This download is also available as an entry in our 10...

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    10 tips for advancing from a beginner to an intermediate developer

    Beginner developers who want to take their career to the next level may be stymied by a lack of resources and recommendations. Justin James helps close that information gap with 10 suggestions for making the leap.This download is also available as an entry in our Programming and Development blog.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    10 ways IT wastes money on development

    To deliver value, IT departments must keep a tight rein on how they use their budget - and that includes development efforts. Justin James cites some of the most common areas where IT throws its development bucks down the drain.This download is also available as an entry in our...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    10 interview questions to help make the best geeky hire

    Interviewing for an IT position isn't all about determining technical proficiency -- it's also important to measure a candidate's geek quotient. After all, would you want someone on board who doesn't know who Gary Gygax was?This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: December 2009

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's December 2009 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: January 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's January 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: February 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's February 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: March 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's March 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: April 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's April 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: May 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's May 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: June 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's June 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: July 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's July 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: August 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's August 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: September 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's September 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: October 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's October 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: November 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's November 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: December 2010

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's December 2010 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jan 2011

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: January 2011

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's January 2011 patches in your organization. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Feb 2011

    It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: February 2011

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's February 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    March 2011: Microsoft Patch Tuesday analysis

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's March 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2011

    April 2011: Microsoft Patch Tuesday analysis

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's April 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // May 2011

    May 2011: Microsoft Patch Tuesday

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's May 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2011

    Make the right decision with Microsoft Patch Tuesday June 2011 patches

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's June 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2011

    Make the right decision when applying Microsoft's July 2011 patches

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision when applying Microsoft's July 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2011

    Make the right decision when applying Microsoft's August 2011 patches

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right deploy decision when applying Microsoft's August 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2011

    Make the right deploy decision about applying Microsoft's September 2011 patches

    Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right deploy decision when applying Microsoft's September 2011 patches in your organization.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2008

    Interview with HTML 5 Editor Ian Hickson about features, pain points, and more

    In this interview, HTML 5 Editor Ian Hickson discusses his favorite features, the features he thinks might be most contentious, the pain points he expects HTML 5 will address, and much more. He also tells what he would change in the original HTML spec if he could go back in...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    A pragmatic approach to training programmers

    Justin James believes there should be two educational tracks for software programmers: a true computer science program that focuses on a very mathematical, theoretical approach to programming, and a hands-on route that educates people to be real-world programmers. This TechRepublic download features his ideal course listing for such a training...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Hands-on programming: Create a function library from an external configuration

    Developer Justin James shows you how to create a generic class that can be retrieved by name and a class that inherits from the generic class and pre-loads itself with functions stored in an external configuration at compile time. This download is also available as an entry in our...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    10 excuses your boss doesn't want to hear

    Ducking responsibility or shifting blame when a project goes wrong is unprofessional -- and it won't win you any points with your boss either. Justin James explains some ways to circumvent the need for excuse making.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    10 types of system administrators you'll encounter in the field

    Spend enough time in the IT biz and you're bound to run across a few... characters. Justin James has identified some sys admins who are representative of the species.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    10 ways to get back in the game after a layoff

    Looking for work is only part of what you need to do when you get laid off. Justin James offers some advice for moving forward instead of sinking into the unemployment abyss.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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