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  • Dan Crevier's Blog

    Error handling in Microsoft SQL stored procedures is gross!

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    I'm doing some SQL stored procedure programming for the first time. The error handling is really, really primitive. T-SQL uses lots of global variables, which makes things really complex. For example, if you do an UPDATE, @@ROWCOUNT has the number of...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    What’s wrong with this test case code? – Identifying False Positives

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    This is my first attempt at a series of “what’s wrong with this test case code” entries. Let me know what you think of this idea and if you’re interested in seeing more examples. A False Positive is defined as a test case that has been logging a passing...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Doug Luecke The program is called Tappo, and is a metronome for a drummer or a bandleader in a live band. The drummer in our rock band had trouble remembering the tempos for the various songs that we played. He had one of...
  • Ed Draper

    MSN Toolbar Suite leverages JPEG metadata!

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    Wow, I've been incredibly pleased by the quality of the MSN Toolbar Suite. The guys on the team dig a heck of a good job! For those of you who like me, annotate your digital photographs with JPEG metadata, you'll be pleased to discover that desktop searches...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner John Sides Loan Calculator - the first form (calculate) has four (4) user variables; Loan Amount, APR, Payments and Number of Payments. When the user enters any three (3) of the variables the app will CALULATE the 4 th as...
  • James Newkirk's Blog

    Bookmark Collection: To collect or not to collect (and when)

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    The next test to implement is as follows: Add a Bookmark, Retrieve using the label All the tests I wrote previously and the resulting implementation focused on whether or not the count was correct as bookmarks were added and removed from the collection...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Will Code For Device Winner

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    Will Code for Device Winner Dave Wickersheim The program displays questions and answers in a simple format. The questions and answers are stored in a local xml file. Show me the code
  • Blog :: CharlieO

    Add In Samples Communicating with Web Services

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    Third in a series of responses to Media Center Development: What topic(s) shall I blog about next ? --> Dave Neigler: I'd like to see some samples using addins and html apps to communicate with web services (WSE2) hosted via http.sys (instantiated...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Will Code For Device - Winner

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    Will Code For Device – Winner Ehsan Masud MSMQ Monitor Pocket PC Application: Vision: The application works as a monitor for MSMQ Message Queuing Server. The application connects to MSMQ Message Queuing Server through web service. The application shows...
  • Hans VB's WebLog - For FREE!!!

    Become an evangelist and be heard

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    I really need another collegue. If you love technology, love to organize things and love sharing your enthusiasm with customers and partners this job offer might be something for you: http://www.microsoft.com/careers/international/default.asp?lang=EN&loc...
  • The Far Corner of the EEC

    Pot luck in the control center

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    From the title you might think that we had something weird going on in our data center, but no. It's the holiday season and our team had a pre-holiday break pot luck and white elephant gift exchange in our control center this afternoon. Everyone brought...
  • Ryan Chapman

    What's in NETCFv2?

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    I've had a few people ask me this question--well now you can find out all about it at this link: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/library/ws1c3xeh.aspx
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