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    jamie wrote: needs to be said that ALL Microsoft software is over priced..

    300 for xp? should be 49$
    600 for office? should be 99$
    Visual basic helps devs write to MS platform - it should be FREE
    And the pricing on servers is nutty - considering Linux is free

    I couldn't have said it better myself.

    jamie wrote:
    ( * i dont use linux - but am considering it for webserver)

    Consider it seriously. I think you like what you see. [url=]Look at my previous post here.[/url] [url=]And here[/url]

    Charles wrote:
    Stay tuned, fellas, stay tuned. Wink

    Well, Charles, since 1994 I've been programming with Microsoft products, starting with Access 2.0 and moving up the chain to VB 6.0 currently. I have to say I'm a hardcore programmer meaning I do much more then what you tutorial can tell me. That's about 10+ years and honestly I'm getting tired and fed-up with [i]Staying tuned[i/]