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    I'm now MCAD.NET

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    Yesterday I scored an 826 (passing was 700) on the last in my series of 3 exams, so I'm now an MCAD.NET in VisualBasic.NET. The exams were harder than I thought, especially the last one, 70-310 Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft...
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    A guide to British Pub Etiquette

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    Here's a great article I found on the proper way to do many things in a British Pub , including finding one, ordering, paying up, and more. Plus, I learned there that “Pub” is short for “Public House”... I'm so ignorant on some...
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    HowTo: Create a SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Report from a Stored Procedure

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    Several folks at my sessions have asked how to create a report in SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Report Designer based on a stored procedure. Keep in mind, there are some tricky steps if you are using the report wizard. You don't get the opportunity...
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    Something old, something new...

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    As I sit here in lovely Myrtle Beach, SC, preparing to deliver our latest round of MSDN Events content, I'm trying to anticipate what people will be really excited to see. Will they prefer the stuff they can use right now, like Application Blocks and...
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    BASIC at 40 looks better than I do at 37...

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    Well, not if you ask my wife, I guess. Forty years ago today BASIC was born at Dartmouth college. Could they have ever envisioned a language as powerful and respectable as VisualBasic.NET back then? I think it's fascinating how far the language has progressed...
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    Question: What was the name of Jonny Quest's dog?

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    Answer: Bandit! As in RSS Bandit , a cool desktop new aggregator for blogs. Just when I thought I was reading too many blogs to be able to get my work done, here comes this cool tool. It notifiies me when there are new posts, so I don't have to visit...
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    .NET User Group revival in Columbia, SC

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    No, it's not that kind of revival. :-) Dedicated event attendee and .NET enthusiast Tore Bostrup is nobly undertaking the effort to revive the .NET User Group in Columbia, SC. If you live in Columbia, Augusta,or the surrounding areas, and are interested...
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    WS-Security becomes a formal standard

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    WS-Security, the proposed standards for security around web services, has just become OASIS standards. That means that you can look for Microsoft's WSE 2.0 to incorporate those standards. This is a major milestone in the web services area. The announcement...
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    Two webcasts today!

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    http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032247194&Culture=en-US and http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032247203&Culture=en-US
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    Code Access Security - Demo Code

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    This class handles opening a file and returning the contents. using System; using System.Security.Permissions; using System.Security; using System.IO; [assembly: FileIOPermission(SecurityAction.RequestMinimum, Read = @"c:\temp.txt")] namespace FileIOClass...
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    Webcast: Fundamentals of ASP.NET Mobile Controls on Monday, 3/15

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    If you attended my webcast, check back in a day or so for links to relevant information about ASP.NET Mobile Controls. Until then, or even after then, feel free to ask questions or leave me feedback about the webcast. Hope you enjoyed it!
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    Rockin' and rollin' at DevDays

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    Wow, my first 2 DevDays (Raleigh and Charlotte) are behind me and I had a really good time. Presenting the Data Access session in the SmartClient track was a lot of fun, and fortunately for me I didn't have any crashes (which is more than I can say for...
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    March and April Security content - what do you think?

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    If you've attended my event, can I ask a favor of you in return for the information you received? Please let me and my blog readers know what you found particularly valuable by posting feedback to this entry. We need help getting the word out about the...
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    MSDN Live is out of the gate for March-April!

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    Yesterday, I kicked off the new content with a great seminar in Raleigh. I had a very good crowd, who asked awesome questions. I was also quite surprised by the number of people who, upon being shown attacks like cross-site scripting and SQL injection...
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    Buffer? I don't even know her!

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    OK, so the headline references an old joke but it kind of describes my situation. I spent the majority of my years programming in the VB world starting with 3.0. (Don't ask me about the Clipper stuff I did either.) So, not having delved very much into...
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    More on authentication and authorization

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    I found this great article on authentication and authorization in .NET by Rockford Lhotka of Magenic Technologies. It touches on things like identities, principals and roles in both ASP.NET as well as in a Windows Forms application.
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    Great white north

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    At our team meeting in December, I received an unexpected surprise. I won the “Most Improved Presenter” award, based on evaluation scores for my events. That means I get the wonderful experience of traveling to Anchorage, Alaska to deliver...
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    DevDays 2004

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    Just found out I'll be on the team presenting for Developer Days, an intense training event we're bringing to the community. This year's local DevDays will be in Raleigh-Durham on 3/9, Charlotte on 3/11, and Atlanta on 3/16. If you register by 2/10 it...
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    Taking the plunge...

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    I'm entering the world of blogging by launching this site with news, info and links that developers in the Southeast (and anything else for that matter) would probably find interesting. We'll see how it goes. If anyone reads this and has opinions, please...
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About Pla.NET Southeast!

A message about the author:

 Hi, readers! The posts on this old blog are preserved for reference by generations of Internet users to come. OK, maybe not that long. In either case, Glen doesn't blog here anymore. Click here to visit Glen's current blog