basketweaving for the mind

Microsoft, Open source, Web and other random stuff from one of Microsoft's Professonal Geeks

January, 2010

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About Nick Hodge

[2023] Nick in London

Nick Hodge is a Professional Geek for Microsoft, based online. More formal work resides at nickhodge.com and Microsoft's own Enthusiasts' site, Channel 10.

Basketweaving for the Mind extends the random theory that coding can be a form of mental therapy, relaxation and exercise.

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    JDBC to SQL Azure

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    Using the open source jTDS JDBC Driver , you can connect to SQL Azure.   Driver class name: net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver Database URL: jdbc:jtds:sqlserver:// <server>. database.windows.net:1433/ <databasename> ;ssl=require Username...
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    Windows 7 Multiple-monitor keyboard shortcut

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    Just randomly found this feature. I am sure its documented in some list somewhere. To move a maximised window from one monitor to another (if your Windows 7 PC has more than one monitor connected) windows-key shift left/right arrow This also works...
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    MahTweets goes 2.7

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    The MahTweets team have released version 2.7 of the open source social media client. Based on WPF, MEF and other developer goodness: with source code available if you want to see how to create a desktop application. Many useability enhancements based...
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