1. Introduction If you’re new to the world of Windows scripting as I am, the array of acronyms, technologies and access methodologies that you need to traverse in order to get anything done can range from bewildering on a good day to utterly derangement inducing on a bad one.
For the last year or so I’ve been working at a 100% Windows based enterprise development shop. They ship a fairly large and complex application for health insurance providers, which draws on many of the core technologies in the Microsoft enterprise stable.
Dear Sun; When you tell me I hava Java (TM) updates available on my work Windows machine, I gleefully say sure why not and click through the installer, because generally Sun provided updates to my installed JDK don’t do anything evil, and with security and all it’s a good idea to stay up to date. … More Something for nothing when you don’t *WANT IT* is still damn annoying.