AWS S3 Storage Concepts for Windows Admins

linux and windows language barriers in aws storage concepts

If you happen to be a Windows Admin (you know who you are) and are beginning to work in the Amazon Web Services Environment, there are some things you need to know! Unless you are at least a little familiar with Linux, you are in for an adventure in confusion. As with any product there is a learning curve when you first begin to explore it. The first challenge is learning to “speak the same language.” Even though I have experience using Linux, I still stumbled until I digested the explanations. Be careful! The language/concept barrier can lead to a great deal of confusion and difficulty. There are many AWS terms that have special meaning. In fact, it is almost a different way of thinking.This blog will cover how I went about breaking the barrier and how you can too!

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Correspondence Management with SharePoint and EasyBox

SharePoint provides a powerful document management system and integrates easily with SharePoint Designer, or in more complex instances, Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), to create highly configurable business process automation systems. With SharePoint’s ubiquitious presense in medium to large businesses and the federal government, SharePoint has become a common and attractive option for automating full-blown corrospondence management solutions. The problem lies in the leap from automating document driven processes to auditing those proccesses. 

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Event Handling in ArcGIS for JavaScript

ArcGIS for JavaScript is a mature and powerful framework for creating interactive maps and layers. Your map can respond to users easily by leveraging the robust collection of ArcGIS events. Just about every widget or module comes with a set of events that are easy to hook up.

Since the ArcGIS for JavaScript API is asynchronous, an event-driven approach is encouraged. Operations do not finish immediately or in sequence, so you must listen for information to determine when an object is ready. The event model is flexible and intuitive—events are very simple to register and you may keep track of multiple handlers for the same event.  Continue reading “Event Handling in ArcGIS for JavaScript”