Show window contents while dragging


Let's test your XenApp/XenDesktop design skills. With XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15, do you want to show window contents while dragging? NO CHEATING! Answer before continuing First, we need to understand that the "Show window contents while dragging" is an operating system setting and not a unique XenApp and XenDesktop setting. But this setting does impact the performance… Continue reading Show window contents while dragging

XenApp Best Practice #6: You Will Fail


I love the outdoors. I love being able to completely disconnect from the rest of the digital world. I want my kids to experience the same thing, which is why I often take them out on hikes. It is why I took my entire family on vacation to the Boundary Waters and Canoe Area in… Continue reading XenApp Best Practice #6: You Will Fail

XenApp Best Practice #4: The Right User Experience


Over the years, I've done quite a few wood working projects, like building a coffee table, end table, entertainment center, mudroom lockers, etc. Every project results in leftover pieces of wood. I dislike throwing perfectly good wood away, especially if it is large enough to make something. Last year, my wife asked me if I… Continue reading XenApp Best Practice #4: The Right User Experience

XenApp Best Practice #3: Consistency


Back in my college years, I shared an apartment with a few other people.  One night, sitting in my room, at my PC, staring at the keyboard, trying to figure out how to complete a project for my COBOL class (yes, I'm that old). All of the sudden, I noticed some of the letters on… Continue reading XenApp Best Practice #3: Consistency

XenApp Best Practice #2: Optimize


On many moonless evenings, I will be outside, next to my telescope snapping pictures of clusters, nebula and galaxies for my astrophotography hobby. But there is a balance of creating a great image vs just wasting time. Once it gets past 2am or the temperature drops below 0 Fahrenheit, I'm done. But do I have… Continue reading XenApp Best Practice #2: Optimize