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    Gender neutral code? Srsly?

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    Admittedly being from Mars, my reaction to the this little piece is predictable... I won't bore you with my witty repartee (yes, that's a redundant phrase) involving Emma, my code and a kitchen. (Yes, I'm pretty much overdue for sensitivity training,...
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    Who is your [Certified] Master now?

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    If you weren't already confused by the Microsoft Certification tree that means that you weren't paying attention... ;-) But the new level of certification adds something that's been missing, and I'm glad to see it happen. The new Certified Master levels...
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    Can your IT guy do this? Can you?

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    Ah, this brings back memories. The 30 skills every IT person should have (infoworld.com) It's probably funnier to me since over the course of history, I've been: The nerd guy The pizza guy The delivery guy The police guy The computer guy The network guy...
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    Cool (Free, Open) Tools: SQL RSS

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    Even if nobody has asked you for an RSS feed of data in one or more of your databases, it won't be long before they do! When they do, you can grab this configurable, easy to use data-driven RSS feed widget. A couple ideas for using this application: Business...
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    Excuse me, I believe you have my stapler...

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    Being the sweet, considerate guy that he is, Steve Jones sent me an email to remind me of a couple of important things last Friday when he found out that my office was being moved into the basement (of Building 35). Not necessarily in order of importance...
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    SHIFT+TAB? How I miss thee... in IE.

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    At least on Vista, my mouse-hating keyboard reflexes have been stymied for a while. (I don't really hate mice, I just hate having to move the mouse when I shouldn't have to. I'm sorry, I'm old. I was born before computer mice were invented, and I developed...
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    In case you were looking for the SQL Server 2005 Metadata Toolkit...

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    This cool toolkit went AWOL from the Download Center some time ago and has been hiding on Skydrive for a while now, but it seemed to me that it deserves a better home than that... So I created a resource page for it in the MSDN Code Gallery. SQL Server...
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    SQL Server 2008 RC0 Samples are up!

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    I'm still recovering from three weeks OOF, but my teammates in Redmond and Beijing have done a great job getting the next preview of SQL Server 2008 samples ready for you. The main CodePlex portal for SQL Server Samples has links to all the individual...
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