There are many questions to which we don't have the answer;
there are very few questions to which no one has the answer.
A key to success in building and enhancing databases is "networking" in the
human sense of that word.
Building, enhancing, and administering today's complex IT products
mandates the use of all possible sources of information.
While vendor support is critical,
user groups offer an increasing rich supply of candid and practical
And the trading of war stories & best practices
benefits others and
one's own approaches fresh.
John Ashmead runs a Macintosh Programming Special Interest Group (MPSIG).
The combination of UNIX's stability and low footprint
with the Mac's traditional user-friendly GUI is very attractive.
John Ashmead is active in a number of other Macintosh groups:
And, obviously a compulsive joiner, he is active in a number of other
local groups as well: