April 20

It is a really long time post.

We were able to receive what items or the WEB development project in early position this year.

But now there is another WEB site has worked almost full-time, yet all things there of the project becomes very busy, with quite hard is that to also their work after you work in terrible there, such busy experience so did not since when I was working in Japan a few years ago, it was very up to get used to.

I wrote earlier, bear in mind the 8-hour time I remember an article. This is but I want to continue to protect as an ideal, but anyway now is working hard from the summer considered to have fun by reducing the work.

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November 16

Before last article in, but I wrote the Canada and BC's unemployment rate has dropped, it was moved up again in the statistics of Statistics Canada announced this month the 6th.

0.2 percent in the whole Canada rose by 8.6%, has become even 8.3 percent whopping 0.9 percent even if the rise in the BC.

Latest release from the Labour Force Survey (Statistics Canada)
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/subjects-sujets/labour-travail/lfs-epa/lfs-epa-eng.htm

EA also seems to make the layoffs of 1,500 people, perhaps not yet the unemployment rate quite well.

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November 06

Yesterday's article in, I want it, but Canada's unemployment rate is just wrote that it was dropped the first time since last fall, even the unemployment rate in neighbor countries US has gone up.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics says the unemployment rate in October and 10.2 percent, marking a record since 1983 ....

You 10.2%, one or more to 10 people will that are unemployed. In addition, because not this is the number people that are receiving the time being part-time surpassed people are in and at work EI (unemployment allowance) are included, that in fact they need their jobs a lot more people It will be.

After all, because the US economy is leading the world, the economy of individual countries is not me become somehow and might this global recession is not quite recover. Something the US economy Let's hope that there are bright spots.

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November 05

Although it is the report by Statistics Canada last month the 9th, the unemployment rate had continued to rise from 2008 autumn after Lehman shock, went down finally.

8.7 percent in August peak (Canada), is a complete unemployment rate has gone up to 7.8% (BC), but it is 8.4 respectively in September%, seems dropped to 7.4 percent.

In particular, this time not only the number has decreased, I think it is great to say that part-time work has increased the work of full-time decreased. For full-time by the number of increase since 2006, we hope that me toward even recovery this remains the economic future.

Latest release from the Labour Force Survey (Statistics Canada)
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/subjects-sujets/labour-travail/lfs-epa/lfs-epa-eng.htm

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October 06

Since its entrepreneurship, recession and its own situation (employment) is also available, spiral software as is, but I was only've been doing some small orders from, and began this time CRM system ASP service.

CRM system ASP service

CRM system, and the application of information database system is a system that companies aimed at building long-term relationships with customers.

Based on detailed customer database, maintenance from the buying and selling of products and services, such as responding to inquiries and complaints, you can manage consistently all the interaction with individual customers.

By corresponding precisely to the needs of the customer, increase the convenience and satisfaction of customers, and aims to achieve the maximization of the rate of return encloses the customer as a regular customer.

In our CRM ASP services, by the form of the ASP, it will be able to significantly reduce the maintenance costs of expensive tend to CRM deployment costs and system.

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September 11

Previous article in, I wrote how to manage all the e-mail account for the private for-work in Gmail.

In this way, but all mail account for work for private can now be managed by Gmail WEB interface, signature in Gmail may not be able to set only one, that one of the signature is inserted into all mail is will be. It is not possible to switch to each account.

For example, when you create a mail for work, it is where you want the ability to add a signature that wrote the information of company in advance made by automatic it to the end of a sentence. But I do not want to put such your hard signature in the mail to send to friends.

Thunderbird and Outlook, is always a basic function of that to set a signature for each ordinary E-mail client in the case if each e-mail address, such as OutlookExpress, but this is not why the Gmail.

Therefore, we will introduce here I found a way to become instead.

Gmail additional function plug-ins specific to those, there is a thing called "Labs". Use well the "canned responses (Canned Response)" here and there.

Log in to the · Gmail

• Click the "Settings" in the upper right corner, then click the "Labs"

- "Canned responses" to enable, and then save the changes to the button at the bottom of the screen.

- Describes the signature of the favorite in the "Create a mail" as mail text.

Al from the "canned response" under the "save," "create a canned response ..." is selected, you can save in your favorite name.

When writing a mail, select the "Insert" in "canned responses" in a place where you want to insert the signature

Now you will be able to insert your favorite signature that was created in advance in the mail.

Gmail it is that the best and me to correspond to a plurality of signatures, but you think it to not feel the inconvenience and once you get used in this way. Please try.

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September 08

E-mail address for your company are three, e-mail address of the company that has worked as a salaried worker, and the e-mail address personal, I use the five e-mail address mainly now.

Previously it had been using email client that Becky! Toka Thunderbird, in the e-mail client that must be installed in such PC is inconvenient came out cases that can not be used in such as destination and travel destination.

So now we're using Gmail.

In addition to e-mail account of the main @ gmail.com In Gmail, you can add a POP3 account. In other words, using the WEB client of Gmail, you will be able to manage all the e-mail account you are using. and wherever, if possible, even to this if the Internet, personal-for work, all of the mail, you can check.

The following are the steps to add a POP account to Gmail.

Log in to the · Gmail

• Click the "Settings" in the upper right corner, click on the "Accounts and Import"

· Click on the "Add a POP3 e-mail account" in the "confirmation messages using a POP3"

• Enter the e-mail address to another window to click the "next step"

· POP3 server to perform various settings such as passwords

• Click the "next step" in order to perform the setting of the transmission

· I set the "name", "email address" for transmission

• Click the "Send Verification"

Repeat only e-mail address worth of add the above. In the account settings screen to "upon receipt of a message", I think it is good to set to "reply from the address that received the e-mail".

Setting is the end or more. Happily all of the e-mail address at which I can now manage only Google WEB interface.

People who have their own domain, you can even further mail server to use the Google thing. In this case, the domain cost (on the order of year $ 9) only take, server usage is free of charge. I think that it is going to write in this setting method is also of opportunity.

By the way, Gmail while (about at least 5 years) for But the beta version of the display that was being long, I've noticed recently that the display of the beta version is gone.

If you look, it seems display of the beta version has been removed from the following Google Apps.

Gmail
Google Docs
Google Calendar
Google Talk

When there is a display of the beta version also but I had lodged not looked like a problem, It is looks good thought to have been able to use more reliable to.

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September 01

Since more than 90 percent of the development projects to be commissioned is a Web application that runs on the Linux server, we purchased and build a Linux server for development.

Although it is Linux distributions, previously but I was using well Redhad / Fedora, recently because there are many opportunities to use Debian, we chose Debian.

And it was touched for the first time the Linux It was a student who was attending a vocational school of software. With the version 4 of Red Hat to your PC, I remembered that the had been struggling to master. After all, the installation, by operating the X Window System until connect to the Internet, I think it took about a month. And to have purchased over a period of several tens of thousand yen a C / C ++ language compiler for Windows for learning, is a nostalgic time the various languages ​​of the compiler on Linux has impressed on the fact that available free of charge.

Now is overwhelmingly build a Linux server when compared with at the time was easier. Basic installation by booting the installation CD, network configuration, various server applications, I have finished in less than 30 minutes to install and configure the various development tools. and (although not because server applications X put)

In the server world is Linux, which has established a position, but it still is on the desktop of the world unfortunately. Such a thing say of yourself are using Windows Vista at home, because there is a need to use absolutely the Microsoft Office office applications.

Open To proceed as Office can use in the same way as a little more MS Office (or if accustomed to allow users to select the Open Office and Google Docs off the MS Office), coming up even position in the Linux desktop market It is I think not. It is economical will be buy cheap Windows and MS Office license fees minute (several hundred US dollars) PC if that happens.

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August 28

It becomes Karekore in '12 engaged in the work of software development. About 6 years in Japan, two years at home (half neat w), 4 years in Canada.

Or would place such as a matter of fact one year because the three years of the Canada four years of Japanese companies. You may variety it was found in that one year.

First, most of the difference is the character code. The Japanese code JIS / SHIFT-JIS / EUC, it is not a Japanese code include UTF-8 / UTF-16 that can be used is Japanese, you should explicitly processes these when developing the software . Recently, I've become much easier thanks to the UTF-8, a long time ago it had been bothering a well head in the encoding per JIS / SHIFT-JIS / EUC.

Also, for example, if you want to use the latest version or the like of open source software, unless shall not (or themselves must correspond) to wait until it is enabled because it does not correspond to the Japanese that was plentifully etc.

However, because it is good to not at all, such as worry about character code is here, it is very easy. The latest version also you can use immediately as it is in the software.

Skill level of software developers, I'm think the upper at all more of Japan. Enough to be allowed to surprise every time I see the code written by Koch of programmers, or coding is referred to as the poor, really did you receive a specialized education? This person is often in here I (in and then you can have software majors actually only such person in the Toka UBC and BCIT w. W or doing manager in the company of a certain mobile phone giant). Dattari Chinese or person was Indian I sometimes amazing Na. I also have people that you can really be in course, it is everywhere it is the same. This is the overall level of talk.

But Japan has not had the dominant position in the software, I now think issues that kana with recent this language. Etc. For example, in appliances and cars, while there is a SONY · Panasonic and Toyota · Honda and global big names, it is nothing in the software. Someday to overcome the threshold of the language, from Japan de facto standard specific software we hope that is born.

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August 06

People are not interested so little become technical talk is I'm sorry.

When the software developed by the Windows PC, you will need a text editor of high-function because all of Yakubusoku in with the Windows Notepad (Notepad).

I and I because UNIX grew usually use the Cygwin software developers that VIM from (UNIX environment that runs on Windows) misuse our text editor, but when you can not use your PC, such as when you are Demui to client The troubled and can not be arbitrarily install.

Recent favorite software Notepad ++ . Notepad ++ is a powerful text editor for developers, you can use to download free of charge because it is free software. Moreover, since it carried around to put the USB Handy and is that used in a little bit like when Demui client.

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