Richard Mitchell

Richard Mitchell founded Cherry Safe Software Ltd which is an Azure hosted backup solution. Previously he worked for Redgate Software as a project manager and dev and is responsible for many sins. When not working he messes about with 3D printers and hitting things with hammers.

04 December 2006
04 December 2006

The hills are alive

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With the sound of people writing about those utilities that they find oh-so-useful. So I thought I’d join in the fray with my own little pick of programs that I find indispensable. All of the following tools are free (of course). WinMerge This tool is what all difference programs wished they were like. It makes … Read more
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07 April 2006
07 April 2006

What is SQL?

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OK now to most of you reading this blog, well all 3 of you at least this would seem like a simple question. SQL is a programming language for querying databases. Well, it isn’t. SQL is a Query Language, as such it is not meant to be used a programming language. It’s all very cunning … Read more
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29 March 2006
29 March 2006

Telekinisis doesn’t exist

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Me and a few friends went bowling last night which is all well and good but it got me to thinking about telekinisis. I mean all of this energy put into willing the bowling ball onto track and willing that last pin to fall over. There are millions of people bowling all over the world, … Read more
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23 November 2005
23 November 2005

Type safe collections

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I must admit that creating a nice type safe collection for a new feature in one of our products took me a little time. There are some very good resources online on how to setup your own type safe collection so I thought I’d contribute a little to that resource. The key to all this … Read more
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15 November 2005
15 November 2005

Who am I?

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This is the first post in my Red Gate Blog so I think I’d better introduce myself a little bit. I’m the main programmmer on the SQL Data Compare engine one of our suite of best selling SQL Bundle tools, currently I’m working on the latest version which will support the new data types in … Read more
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