I used them for years,finally gave it up.
The API was not good enough, and for my use, cheaper VPS providers were cheaper.
jesus dude, you look for any specious reason to shit on microsoft don't you?
No reason is required to shit on Microsoft. Microsoft *is* shit, coated in a frothy shit frosting, with shit sprinkles liberally dusted on top of that shit. Clearly, you don't know shit when you see it.
Except that you have no control over whether that book will remain on your Kindle. You just have to have faith that your books won't be revoked for $SomeRandomReason.
Oh yes I do. I strip the DRM and keep copies on my computer. Easy as pie. I bought 'em, they are MINE.
endear: cause to be loved or liked.
Maybe it's cheaper to buy the blu-rays than to archive them...
My company does this, but selectively not on some sites, such as my WellsFargo banking account.
I'm a quantitative analyst at a bank, you insensitive clod!
(that aside, I have a BS, and 15 years experience in computer programming, and I essentially code solutions I design for internal clients. It's not bad at all!)
The flip side of that argument is that "the checkbox is the mating call of the loser", meaning that you were too chickenshit to make a design decision. I personally don't buy that argument as I feel more choice is better than less choice, but there are practical considerations: having to maintain two code paths, providing multiple ways to do the same thing, etc. Of course the flip side of this argument is that whatever decision you make will be the wrong one. Damned if you do, damned if you don't.