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  • cipherdelic

    Importance of correct UDT serialization code for user-defined CLR UDTs in Yukon

    CLR User Defined Types (UDTs) are a fantastic new addition to SQL Server 2005 (the database formerly known as Yukon ). Every Yukon UDT must specify the type of serialization format it uses so that the engine knows how to roundtrip data represented by...
  • jeff's WebLog

    installation woes

    After successfully getting Windows XP SP2 installed on my laptop, I started installing other software. This post has nothing to do with IE, but I need to vent. Nameless 3rd Party App : Where do you want to install me? How about c:\nameless? Jeffdav :...
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald

    billie jo blogs

    bj, with whom i work is now blogging
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    Filters + Finallys are not executed after unhandled exceptions when Native/Interop debugging!

    I said earlier that Filters + Finallys are not executed after unhandled exceptions when Native / Interop debugging. I wanted to elaborate on that statement here: The symptoms : First, I want to clarify exactly what that means. Take the following trivial...
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald


    Spending the morning writing a presentation I'm giving in a couple of weeks. Didn't do as much as i would have liked, but oh well... My meetings start up soon - the first is our weekly meeting looking at windows server sp1. i spend a bit of time on this...
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald


    I realized this OneNote they put in the latest version of office is actually a good tool to just rip a line in this thing. I was listening to Tom Wait's Alice, but moved onto Nick Cave's best of…) Nick Cave had to be one of the loudest shows I've ever...
  • Santomania

    [OT] One of these links is not like the others...

    I was googling "HL7" (for anyone lucky enough not to need to know: it is a healthcare-related interface format) and noticed the following targetted ads... Can you spot the odd link? All Things HL7 Tools, Consulting, and Training. Your source for HL7 solutions...
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald

    so - me

    (i am listening to stephen malkmus' self titled cd while writing this.) who the hell am i really (he removes his invisibility cloak). my geekness. I work on Windows Server at Microsoft. My job is Program Management but i also have some development bits...
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald


    here is stuff i like (randomly): category 1 best records of all time: Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden . weird & strange record i first heard in i guess around 1986 or something. i think it was winter in sydney & it changed my head space. i think it...
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald

    hello cruel world...

    I was sitting here thinking "hmmm no blog. maybe i should try that." me: - australian - live - seattle - married to melanie - dogs named lilly & max - i like making noise - i like my motorbike - snowboarding && being a geek. more to follow...
  • Lisa Wollin

    Testing pages in different browsers

    If you've worked around Web sites for any length of time, you've no doubt been told repeatedly to test your pages in several browsers. If you're new to this stuff, it may sound ridiculous. After all, HTML is just HTML, right? Well, yes ... and no. HTML...
  • Roberdan

    Lotus Notes/Domino and .Net intergration demo page - THX to WSSDEMO

    • 2 Comments very beautiful example of how to integrate Lotus Notes, you can see also some demos: Demo: InfoPath using Notes client mail demo -----> [click here] Demo: Notes/Domino R7 LotusScript web service...
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