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  • Anthony Bloesch's Web Log

    Surrogate keys

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    After you have been building databases for a while, surrogate keys become second nature but many people do not know about them so I thought I should devote some time to them. In addition, a constant challenge is choosing between using an int or a uniqueidentifier (i.e. GUID) as a surrogate key and I thought this would be a great forum to get some feedback on when you should use one or the other....
  • Eric Jarvi

    podcast on performance testing

    "All about performance testing with Keith Moon" http://www.qapodcast.com/node/9
  • Henry Hahn

    T-Minus 3 Days

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    The PDC is almost here!!! Just imagine: Thousands of developers descending upon L.A. to find out all about new Microsoft technologies. But it's not just that; it's that this technology will change not only software but the world ! Even though the PDC...
  • hughpyle

    Furthur!

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    Here's a recap and subject-index of the story so far. Getting started with Groove Forms ; the component parts ( Fields, Forms, Views ); a digression about the available fieldtypes; and a real example . And a hint about scripting in Groove Forms...
  • J.net

    KatrinaSafe at PDC BOF Session

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    If you are going to the PDC, there will be a Birds of a Feather session that will talk about how technology can be used to respond to a disaster like Katrina. It's called "Katrina Relief through technology" and will be on Monday, September 12 at 7:00...
  • hughpyle

    Now it begins

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    We've created an application which can read and write Groove data. Groove's web services APIs also expose a very wide range of other functionality. Let's outline some of the possibilities. Create a new workspace, blank, or from an archive or...
  • hughpyle

    Writing Forms Data

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    Writing a DataSet into a Groove Forms tool is just about as easy as reading data was. I won't bore you with a complete app (at least, not today... next week I'll be carrying around an example which reads from WSS and writes to Groove), but below the essential...
  • Baiju Nair's Blog on Visual Web Developer

    Recent changes in web conversion tool

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    After Beta2 we have made some big changes to webconversion tool. Some of them are Moved all extra class/structs/enums to App_Code folder, so that other files in the web can use them. CodefileBaseClass support is added. If a page has CodeFileBaseClass...
  • hughpyle

    Contacts to Outlook

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    As you can probably tell, it's a Friday afternoon, and I still have a load more of this to get through before the weekend. On Tuesday, I'm presenting this story at PDC . But the story is hidden behind all the little bits of code right now. So let's cut...
  • Adam Nathan's Old Blog

    There goes my dream of being a rock star...

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    For anyone that was wondering about the fate of my audition , I got the following response today: Hello and thank you so much for your interest in Going Beyond Spotlight 2005!!! The response to our contest was OVERWHELMING with dozens and dozens...
  • hughpyle

    Reading Forms Data

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    I think we can read Forms data now. We already added event handlers to two of our three combo-boxes (IdentitiesCombo, WorkspacesCombo), so let's do the same for the ToolsCombo, which contains a list of tools in the selected workspace. When the selection...
  • Live Search

    Search API News

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    There have been hints for a while that we were going to be releasing an API for Search this year, but we had hoped that it would stay quiet for just one more week. It didn't and there is no reason to cry over spilt milk. The API itself will be released...
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