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  • Reckless

    DevCon Selling out Quickly

    We have had the registration site up for the Dev Con for a week now, and we are already more than half way full. A shameless plug for our co-sponsors. If you are looking for formal training on XML, Web Services, or the CLR, sign up for the PluralSight...
  • Van Kichline's WebLog

    An unexpected side effect of storing short directory paths

    This is a bit off the topic, too, but I'm running a time consuming process on two other machines right now... I run a web server in my basement on DSL. Over the weekend I decided to finally upgrade the 80 GB hard disk that had been spinning practically...
  • Ryans WebLog

    opening blog, and comment regarding executing procedures from views

    Hi, this is my opening blog. I intend to use this space to discuss my SQL 2000 exploits, and to build up some blogging experience. As an opener, I'd like to describe a scenerio I've seen in news group posts - 'execution of a stored procedure as a view...
  • Stephen Fisher

    Outlook item selection with a pen

    Kent Compton ( ) provided a tip on how to select multiple Outlook items with a TabletPC pen (e.g. deleting email). "Here's what I do for deleting/marking read/etc. contiguous emails: 1) Hover your mouse just on the inside...
  • One Louder

    Getting noticed at Microsoft...

    Michael Swanson posted about his experience applying to Microsoft by sending a life-size foam cutout of himself. Cool story. It makes me think about having a "most interesting application" contest. You know...I don't want anything of monetary value, but...
  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Skeppat: två små verktyg

    Två små verktyg som jag har lokaliserat har skeppats - Diagnostic Tool for the Microsoft VM -- används för att kolla vilka versioner av Java VM som är installerade på datorer och vilka program som kan påverkas om du skulle avinstallera Java VM. Verktyget...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Error Handling In VBScript, Part Two

    The way VBScript implements the error semantics I mentioned last time is sort of interesting. Today I'll talk a bit about the implementation details, and then next time I'll finish up by talking about some philosophy of error handling. Before I go on...
  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    The Bottom 10 - Come on now!

    <PERSONAL RANT - Not To Be Construed To Be The Opinions of My Employer> Ok, well according to John Dvorak I contributed to the #9 item on the "The Bottom 10 Worst Software Disasters"! Specifically, I'm one of those guys who produced one of the ...
  • Sebastien St-Laurent's (AKA Sebby) WebLog

    To publish or to self-publish... There is the question...

    Now at this point in time i am between the release of my first book " Shaders for Game Programmers and Artists " and starting to ponder on the topic of my next book. Although i had a great experience with my publisher there are a few points which bug...
  • greggm's WebLog

    Client side script debugging

    Good Monday morning. I hope everyone had a nice weekend. Mine was wonderful because I got to spend it with my wife, which is quite a luxury for me these days. Anyway, today I decided I would talk about client side script debugging. What I mean by client...
  • Van Kichline's WebLog

    Code Folder References

    I got email that I got feedback from Karl, but I don't see where it ever showed up on the Blog. He says: Ok, this is a little off topic, but how the heck do you reference things in the Code folder such as HttpModules, HttpHandlers and ConfigurationHandlers...
  • greggm's WebLog

    Script debugging tips

    Monica wrote a very nice document for this feature. A few quick highlights: Internet explorer defaults to having script debugging disabled. IE also likes to disable script debugging when you install a new version of IE (example: XP SP2). In IE, go to...
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