Category Archives: Technology

Trimble Planning Software v2.8 is Available

By | February 25, 2009

Download Trimble Planning 2.8 Here You already knew this, right?  According to Trimble’s web site, version 2.8 of the Planning Software was posted in July 2008.  I was still running version 2.7.  If you aren’t familiar with Planning Software by Trimble, in a nutshell it is software that helps you identify when you will have… Read More »

SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1 Output

By | February 19, 2009

I’m currently attending Querying and Reporting Using SAS Enterprise Guide training at the SAS office in Austin, TX.  I’m a veteran at using Enterprise Guide, but SAS has great training courses and you always pick up a lot of worthwhile information when you are lucky enough to attend.  One tidbit that was covered yesterday that… Read More »

SAS Web Report Studio in a Headless Configuration

By | February 11, 2009

We ran into a problem recently in SAS Web Report Studio 3.1 where our web reports that contained graphs produced java errors while our table-only reports did not.  Our platform is SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence Server 9.1.3 Service Pack 4 running Solaris 10 on Sun SPARC Servers.  Our web server is Apache Tomcat 4.1.18.  The… Read More »

A Google Earth Plus Update

By | February 10, 2009

I received yet another update from Google yesterday regarding the demise of Google Earth Plus.  I appreciate that they are going through the trouble of reiterating my options.  I’m going with the free route right now, having installed Google Earth 5.0 but that’s it.  Here is how Google summarized my options: As a valued Google… Read More »

SAS Web Report Studio 3.1 Doesn’t Like Newer Browsers

By | February 6, 2009

SAS developed Web Report Studio (9.1.3 BI Server installation) for Internet Explorer 6.0. I have used IE 7.0 and Firefox 2.x and 3.x with Web Report Studio and ran into a few different Javascript errors. These errors don’t necessarily make Web Report Studio completely unusable, you just have to know what NOT to do. To… Read More »

Switch v1.25

By | February 2, 2009

Download Switch 1.25 Here Switch enhances the taskbar with an icon which can be used to access all running applications, switch between them and close applications. Using this application you can switch between running applications and/or close them. Switch is a task-switcher without unnecessary overhead. So it’s simple, fast and just does its job. The… Read More »

An ArcGIS 9.x toolbox with scripts for defining projections

By | September 24, 2008

I still have a lot of spatial data that was created using ESRI ArcView 3.x, and I continue to use 3.x because I have a wealth of extensions that do the things I need to do.  One problem with creating shapefiles with 3.x is that projection files (.prj) are not automatically created along with the… Read More »