Managing the future

Not so long ago I got a free pass to a lecture by Dr. Pero Micic "Future Management". [More]

Subtitles are a serious business

I enjoy movies a lot. Most of them are in English and nothing beats watching them with an original soundtrack and voice acting. Some house inhabitants disagree and feel more comfortable with subtitles. [More]

Powershell backup from FTP

While most of the posts on the internet are describing how to backup a file to FTP, I've actually spent some time doing the opposite. [More]

App-V 5 Revisited

Had a wonderful time @ workshop in Stockholm, Sweden this week. Transition from ThinApp to App-V 5.0 for a customer. General playing around. It's been one and a half year since I've visited the subject of App-V 5.0. Since then MS released the latest and greatest App-V 5.0 SP2. What I find hilarious is that some of the release highlights are actually features that were suppose to work at the time of the core product release, such as: App-V 5.0 SP2 now supports folder redirection for local user appdata directory (oh, really?)App-V 5.0 SP2 supports local %AppData% folder redirection. For more information see the Deploy the Client section of Deploying the App-V 5.0 Sequencer and Client. App-V 5.0 Package Upgrade ImprovementsIn App-V 5.0 SP2, you will no longer be prompted to close a running virtual application when a newer version is available. When an application is running, related publish operations will only run at a later time when the virtual environment is no longer in use. Un-publish operations for an application in use will also pend and will be processed at a later time. Reading into the above lines and letting the knowledge sink into you only elevates degree of confusion. ;) In past experience I remember that App-V 4.x wasn't usable without hotfixes (apps breaking after updates, technology not allowing to virtualize several apps and the like). Same applies to this release. "Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 Service SP2" don't go ho... [More]