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They call me Big Papa 4 kids and counting November 2007 Entries
Career Planning
I'm a generally trusting soul, although I have a feeling that will do me harm some day- perhaps even today (oh well, trust anyway). I know nearly nothing about Steve Pavlina, but I choose to link to one of his posts. I found a very interesting post on Steve's site. It talks about looking at your career goals from a "top-down" perspective by discovering your underlying abilities and strengths. I'm going to put that into action- right now, in fact. I enjoy teaching- but the term "teaching" doesn't ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 20, 2007 2:05 PM

C# (heart) RAW FTP
Just like with the previous entry on C# and telnet, creating an FTP session using C# is not as scary as it sounds. And even if you have to connect to a server that only understands RAW commands, that's not too bad either. Here's how: Create a socket on port 21: //resolve IP address from DNS IPHostEntry dns = Dns.GetHostEntry(serverName); //create an endpoint to the server on port 21 (ftp default) IPEndPoint serverIP = new IPEndPoint(dns.AddressList[0], 21); //create a socket to that endpoint Socket ......

Posted On Monday, November 5, 2007 3:12 PM

Renewed commitment
I subscribe to about 20 feeds (nowhere close to someone like Scoble) and on several of them, I'd noticed the advice to set a rate of posting that is reasonable and can be maintained and then stick with it (Atwood). I'm not trying to gain readership and I'm not trying to compare myself to any of the 20 experts I follow. I am, however, trying to improve myself. So, I'm going to follow the advice- my starting rate (through the end of the year) will be to post at least once every two weeks. Maybe that ......

Posted On Monday, November 5, 2007 2:12 PM

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