Bump Your Fonts Up Already

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I try to keep my fonts ‘big’ – for folks reading my posts and for folks attending my sessions. I do lots and lots of live demo’s, and there’s a lot of code on the screen to keep track of. But I’ve generally not followed my own advice when working in a cmd shell. Oops! Fixed for next week, when …

If You Oracle Then You Should Twitter Too

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Kellyn PotVin-Gorman and I have delivered a social media talk at the RMOUG Training Days Conference two years running now. We have fun doing the presentation, because we have fun being active on social media. We want you to not miss out on what we get out of it every day. This morning I saw a tweet/blog post from Oracle …

I Know What I Did This Summer: Put Down Trex Decking

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If you’re wondering why I would bore everyone with my pictures and frequent status updates/tweets from the past week – it’s so I could document the process of refurbishing my deck, or what some would call a porch. When my wife and I go to take a vacation, buy a car, do anything – we try to read personal blogs …

Connecting to Oracle from Your Host to a VirtualBox Guest

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This isn’t a SQL Developer post per-se, however if you are using the Oracle Developer Day VirtualBox 12c image, you will find this useful. A few of you have noticed that it’s difficult to connect to your Oracle Database from your computer if it’s running on this image. One Twitter friend asked just yesterday… Need help with connecting @OracleSQLDev on …

How Do You Make Your Animated GIFs?

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I get this question a lot. The question tells me a few things: you LIKE the animated GIFs here on thatjeffsmith – cool, I’ll keep doing more you want to make your own – awesome, I’m helping make the world a more animated place that’s pretty much it, I should have said a couple of things, oh well I use …