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  • Van Kichline's WebLog

    An unexpected side effect of storing short directory paths

    This is a bit off the topic, too, but I'm running a time consuming process on two other machines right now... I run a web server in my basement on DSL. Over the weekend I decided to finally upgrade the 80 GB hard disk that had been spinning practically...
  • Ryans WebLog

    opening blog, and comment regarding executing procedures from views

    Hi, this is my opening blog. I intend to use this space to discuss my SQL 2000 exploits, and to build up some blogging experience. As an opener, I'd like to describe a scenerio I've seen in news group posts - 'execution of a stored procedure as a view...
  • Stephen Fisher

    Outlook item selection with a pen

    Kent Compton ( ) provided a tip on how to select multiple Outlook items with a TabletPC pen (e.g. deleting email). "Here's what I do for deleting/marking read/etc. contiguous emails: 1) Hover your mouse just on the inside...
  • One Louder

    Getting noticed at Microsoft...

    Michael Swanson posted about his experience applying to Microsoft by sending a life-size foam cutout of himself. Cool story. It makes me think about having a "most interesting application" contest. You know...I don't want anything of monetary value, but...
  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Skeppat: två små verktyg

    Två små verktyg som jag har lokaliserat har skeppats - Diagnostic Tool for the Microsoft VM -- används för att kolla vilka versioner av Java VM som är installerade på datorer och vilka program som kan påverkas om du skulle avinstallera Java VM. Verktyget...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Error Handling In VBScript, Part Two

    The way VBScript implements the error semantics I mentioned last time is sort of interesting. Today I'll talk a bit about the implementation details, and then next time I'll finish up by talking about some philosophy of error handling. Before I go on...
  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    The Bottom 10 - Come on now!

    <PERSONAL RANT - Not To Be Construed To Be The Opinions of My Employer> Ok, well according to John Dvorak I contributed to the #9 item on the "The Bottom 10 Worst Software Disasters"! Specifically, I'm one of those guys who produced one of the ...
  • Sebastien St-Laurent's (AKA Sebby) WebLog

    To publish or to self-publish... There is the question...

    Now at this point in time i am between the release of my first book " Shaders for Game Programmers and Artists " and starting to ponder on the topic of my next book. Although i had a great experience with my publisher there are a few points which bug...
  • greggm's WebLog

    Client side script debugging

    Good Monday morning. I hope everyone had a nice weekend. Mine was wonderful because I got to spend it with my wife, which is quite a luxury for me these days. Anyway, today I decided I would talk about client side script debugging. What I mean by client...
  • Van Kichline's WebLog

    Code Folder References

    I got email that I got feedback from Karl, but I don't see where it ever showed up on the Blog. He says: Ok, this is a little off topic, but how the heck do you reference things in the Code folder such as HttpModules, HttpHandlers and ConfigurationHandlers...
  • greggm's WebLog

    Script debugging tips

    Monica wrote a very nice document for this feature. A few quick highlights: Internet explorer defaults to having script debugging disabled. IE also likes to disable script debugging when you install a new version of IE (example: XP SP2). In IE, go to...
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    Flying The Friendly EDRA Skies

    I’ve been spending the last few weeks on the road, splitting between business and pleasure. New York City, New Jersey, and California have been my destinations and my credit card companies have been getting nervous about the activity (“he’s everywhere...
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