New Application – Music Library

A new application has been published! The Music Library database is a file for folks with a lot of local music files to keep track of that are sick of bloated software tied to services or hardware to… Read More

Mythical Pickle Live!

Summer’s at an end and Mythical Pickle is winding down.  But before we go, here are the live recorded tracks from the Mythical Pickle show at Gabby’s on August 25th 2012. Set 1 Heavy Things Come Dancing On… Read More

New Software Posted

New to the software section are two Microsoft Access based applications I use on a regular basis and have posted to share. The first has been posted online for years and has received an update for more features… Read More

Fun with color schemes

The old black and dark red color scheme has worn out its welcome.  I’ve replaced it with pretty much the same layout and a simple light grey and white arrangement. I hope you like it.  If you have… Read More

Some recent live material

Here’s a quick tune from a Meister appearance at the Taj Bar 4/9/2011. It’s been a while since I’ve played with these guys, but I hope we can do it more often. The tune is Happy Friends by… Read More

The Register 5.0 released

As I get more and more familiar with Access 2007 and it’s improved features, I lean new tricks to make the application look and operate like a modern program.  Version 4.21 and before were still based on an… Read More

The Register 4.2.1 ready for download

A incremental update has been posted on The Register’s page.  This update takes care of a few issues I’ve encountered during daily use of the database: Irritating bug when reconciling accounts – multiple transactions with the same amount… Read More

The Register 4.0 released

The Register has been upgraded to Access 2007 format.  The biggest difference is that Access 2007 has a freely distributable “run time” installation which allows you to install and run the program without Access installed on your computer!… Read More

The Register update 3.5 released

The time has come… I’ve been using my planned update 3.5 for about a month now and after a great deal of tweaking and some odd bugs that popped up after the code was consolidated and re-written, it… Read More

Application Enema

For whatever reason, I decided the code base of The Register was done so long ago that it’s major chunks of code needed a update.  This resulted in a complete enema of all code and a one by… Read More

New Site Launched

I’ve decided to try to sell my Access development skills and have created a new business oriented site for marketing and information. Graves Data Consulting Consequently, the Software Development blog category is gone from here and all posts… Read More

More fun in web stuff

I admit… I have a bit of an obsession problem.  I decided this site needed some new fancy looking features that make it a bit ‘cooler’ looking. In my quest I’ve tried quite a few bits of code,… Read More

How not to comment

Now that the site has been up a little while and is getting a bit more search engine indexing, I thought it a good idea to explain how not to use the comment features available. 1 – Post… Read More

More The Register Updates

Version 3.33 has been posted just now! Of course 3.32 was up for less than a week… but that’s what continuous improvement is all about.  3.33 improves reliability of the Budget Status e-mail function and has some other… Read More

Welcome WordPress

As of today I’ve ditched the hybrid static HTML with frames page for an all WordPress, all the time setup.  This will greatly improve the maintainability of the site and allow me to quickly modify and add content… Read More

New version of The Register released

The Register version 3.30 hit the web today.  This release adds a new e-mail report that tracks your month to date spending against your budget.  considering today’s economy, it’s really important to be able to hit your budget… Read More

What to do next…

I’m kicking around some ideas for an update to the web engine.  I was thinking I’d like to move off the HTML frames and into an entirely CSS based Word Press site.  Meanwhile I’ve played with my Java… Read More

Content Migrated!

All the previously flat HTML articles from the old we system have been ported over to WordPress (pretty easily I might add).

New Content System

Time to step into the new century!  I’ve upgraded the site with a WordPress blogging system that will allow me to more easily publish news and articles.  If you’re reading this, you’ve either accidentally found the page or… Read More