Resources

RICIS, Inc. Internal Library

Visit our on-line internal library card catalog. We believe that books are an essential resource for our consultants, developers, and support personnel. For this reason we are constantly adding new books to our library. We feel so strongly about the importance of reading, that RICIS, Inc. sponsors reading programs in our local elementary schools each year. We encourage our employees to learn speed reading and to develop regular reading habits to stay current with the rapidly evolving Internet technologies.

Our favorite local restaurants

Promoting and supporting businesses in our local community is important to rebuild todays weak economy. We lost one of our beloved restaurants, because they could not drive enough traffic their way to sustain their business. We want to ensure this does not happen again. So please visit and support our favorite Restaurants.

Web site development resources

Programming

Email support resources

The Network Abuse Clearinghouse  is intended to help the Internet community to report and control network abuse and abusive users.

*** ORBS IS DOWN *** is Blowing the whistle on insecure mailservers worldwide. If you are aware of an unsecure mail relay that is a source of SPAM, you can submit it for testing to ORBS and if they confirm that it is an open relay, they will add it to their relay black list (RBL) database. Many ISPs and individuals use the ORBS RBL database to block Unsolicited Commercial or other junk email.

Welcome to the Mail Abuse Prevention System LLC (MAPSSM). We are a not-for-profit California organization whose mission is to defend the Internet's e-mail system from abuse by spammers. Our principal means of accomplishing this mission is by educating and encouraging ISP's to enforce strong terms and conditions prohibiting their customers from engaging in abusive e-mail practices.

CAUCE, The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email is an ad hoc, all volunteer organization, created by Netizens to advocate for a legislative solution to the problem of Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE) (a/k/a "spam").  CAUCE has a very nice set of resource on their site to help fight and stop spam.

Microsoft support resources

The Microsoft Developer Network online support home is a very good resource for developers, but we have also found the solutions to non-development related problems using this resource.

Microsoft has hundreds of news groups that provide an excellent resource to find answers to your questions and problems.

The Microsoft support site offers a knowledge base and other support tools.

Microsoft's DLL Help database exists to assist developers, system administrators, and other IT professionals who face file version conflicts with Microsoft software. You can use the DLL Help database to identify which software installed a specific version of a DLL.