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May 21, 2008

Bootstrapping on the Net

Every now and then we get into Bootstrapping, a term used for describing the techniques and methods for "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps!"

You have to wonder where the whole software business is headed to. Used to be a great business to be in, it did well for Microsoft anyway. But today everyone seems to be giving it all away.

Great for aspiring one-man consulting outfits, or for small and developing companies.

I recently discovered What a fantastic find! I can't believe I spent so much time mucking around with the free online stuff until I discovered this one.

Between Open Office and Google Docs, I really can't see any need to try to use Microsoft Office again. Particularly as there is an extension for communicating between the two, meaning I can create copies on the laptop, store them online, and retrieve them anywhere in the world from any PC.

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