Spent a few volunteering days installing whiteboards, tvs, computers, security systems equipment, and locks to help FosterKinship get settled into their new office. Special thanks to KeyInCode for donating these awesome keypad locks.
While helping to install Microsoft Office 2019 on a client's computers, I came across a horrific error message that kept me baffled for nearly an hour as (it turned out) the error returned by the Microsoft Office Deployment tool was not at all accurate. The Microsoft Office Installation Tool error returned a window that stated, […]
I often help with IT at a local non-profit, Foster Kinship. I help them with many of their technical needs, from network issues to installing cameras, to remotely helping solve individual computer issues, and I often even install software on their computers. Foster Kinship recently purchased a bunch of copies of Microsoft Office 2019 from […]
Background As a consultant, I was recently brought into a project to develop a web browser application using Vue.js. Having been primarily a PHP & jQuery developer for the last 10 years, it's been an awesome experience to be contractually brought into one of the most recent, advanced and growingly popular new frameworks for advanced website or […]
Along with financial contributions, Dedicated Managers, Inc. often donates resources to help a local non-profit, Foster Kinship. Recently, Foster Kinship asked for some help with their announcement for an upcoming fundraising event. Here is the organization's original flyer, created by one of their volunteers in Microsoft Word. Their flyer had a great start. It was […]
Often times after taking over management of a client's website, we'll put the client's website on a sever managed by us, Dedicated Managers, Inc. Last week a client's server started having database issues. When the website was accessed from a public computer, the message "Error establishing a database connection" was returned by the server. It […]
Whether we are transferring a client's website from another host onto one of Dedicated Manager's hosting servers or moving websites between our own servers, we always want, from the public's perspective, to keep the client's website up and running with zero downtime. The following is a basic framework on how Dedicated Managers implements the transition […]