Boxcar Prom Poster from 2005

March 28th, 2013 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

I was cleaning up my web host and I found this poster that I designed for the Boxcar Books/Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project Rock N’ Roll prom in March of 2005. PDF Version


Boxcar Books 6-Year Anniversary Dessert Party and Open House

February 1st, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Boxcar Books 6-Year Anniversary Dessert Party and Open House Saturday, February 2nd 2008 7pm at 310A S. Washington St. Boxcar Books is turning 6 years old on February 2nd, and we’re throwing an open-house and dessert party! For six years, Boxcar has been proud to be one of many centers of community, culture, and activism […]


craft night for boxcar prom @ microcosm hq (nw corner of 3rd + rodgers). 4p.

March 29th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

hey y’all! come help make prom decorations so we can make the bluebird look sweeeet! this is the biggest fundraiser of the year for both boxcar and pages, so we really need your help! details- – 4pm on sunday (we’ll go for hours, so show up whenever you can) – sparky’s house/microcosm headquarters (north-west corner […]


boxcar technology wg project ideas

December 18th, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | 1 Comment

Mass inventory edit feature to Boxcar inventory.  This would allow user to change inventory details for multiple inventory entries all at once. Essentially this would allow you to change everything that you can in the inventory edit form. Barcode-based inventory entry Integrate POS and inventory Make pages card catalog/inventory electronic


Uke of Spaces Corners, Rivulets @ Boxcar Books. 7-9p.

December 14th, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Uke of Philips also known as Uke of Spaces, is Dan Beckman from Impractical Cockpit and will play interesting, experimental-acoustic songs.


Boxcar Inventory Development Update

November 12th, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

The top seller queries weren’t working properly so I re-wrote them.  The update implementation is contained in the ‘book top sellers’, ‘books sold in last 2 months’, ‘comic/zine top sellers’, and ‘comics/zines sold in last 2 months’ queries.


online inventory replication batch program update

September 7th, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

The Boxcar online inventory replication program wrapper batch file wasn’t working right because the SSH tunnel to the MySQL server kept dying. So, I modified the wrapper to test to make sure the server was up and then restart the service if it’s not before running the replication. The code looks like this: mysql –user=*** […]


Boxcar Inventory Development Update

August 21st, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

I updated the new_order form so that textbooks from MBS and Nebraska are automatically entered in as used: Private Sub Form_BeforeInsert(Cancel As Integer) Me.datestamp = Now() If Me.distributor = “MBS Textbook Exchange” Or Me.distributor = “Nebraska Book Company” Then Me.book_state = “Used” Else Me.book_state = “New” End If Me.status = “On Order” If IsNull(Me.Order_date.Value) Then […]


new boxcar role: ordering consultant

May 23rd, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Last week’s Boxcar planning meeting seemed to move too slow for me, which is largely my fault because I was facilitating.  It made me realize that its a bad idea to try to facilitate a discussion when one has a lot to try to think about or say about ideas.  I felt like I was […]


Boxcar Inventory Development Notes

March 15th, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Feature Request Books from Nebraska Book Company and MBS should always show up as used when entered into the inventory. (Also, I need to create a query to fix the existing entries.)  The reason why this needs to be done is because currently, the inventory automatically enters all books from distributors as new, but with […]