Productioneer Data Entry History Popup

A new history-popup feature in Productioneer allows the users to see the previous 7 days on the fly while entering field data. The new Productioneer version is scheduled to be released in mid January.

Happy New Year!

Happy 2018! We hope you all kept warm and had a wonderful New Year’s celebration.

We’re looking forward to a busy 2018. Stay tuned! We will have some news about Productioneer updates, analytics offerings, and some new web applications.

Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from the Mi4 Team! We will be closed Monday and Tuesday and will be back on Wednesday 12/27/17.

Drink some eggnog, spread some cheer, take a stroll and look at the lights….just a couple of ideas from Mi4.

More VM Tips: vhdk to vhdx

I had a previous post about Bitnami’s virtual machine offerings. What I failed to mention is that those  VM images are available in  VirtualBox or VMWare formats. I am partial to Hyper-V; so what’s an Mi4 developer on a Saturday night supposed to do?

Well after some searching a found a process using Powershell to convert VMWare hard drive images (vhdk files) to Hyper-v virtual hard disks (vhdx files). Continue reading “More VM Tips: vhdk to vhdx”

Bitnami – a developer’s good friend

Coffee is still a developer’s best friend, but Bitnami is definitely in my circle of friends.

Over at Bitnami they have preconfigured virtual machines for software development. If you want to get up and running on a different software stack quickly it’s a good place to go. It’s not a bad place to spend a Saturday night  either (if you’re the kind of person who lists websites in your circle of friends).

Their offerings are comprehensive, convenient, and free: WordPress, Joomla!, Elk, Rails, Tomcat, etc. And if you don’t want to spin up an entire VM, Bitnami can install the stack into an existing environment.

Virtual (Machine) Reality

Virtual Machines are great. Free stuff is great. Free Virtual Machines are awesome.

Many people are unaware that Microsoft offers Windows virtual machines (VMs) for free. In fact they offer Windows VMs with the latest updated versions of Visual Studio installed on them. This is super useful for software development and testing.

Microsoft also provides virtual machines from Windows 7 to present with various preinstalled browser configurations. These VMs are intended for web developers to use for compatibility testing, but they can be freely used by anyone for other purposes as well. Continue reading “Virtual (Machine) Reality”

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the Mi4 Team. We will be closed Thursday and Friday and will be back on Monday 11/27/17.

We hope you eat lots of turkey,  get great Black Friday Deals, and all of your football teams win!