In the never ending quest for the ultimate RSS feed reader, I just installed Sage for Firefox. This Firefox extension resides inside the browser and integrates directly with Firefox’s live bookmarks. RSS feeds are displayed in a browser tab. The formatting is based on either an embedded CSS stylesheet, and or an external sheet. Once… Continue reading A Word From a Sage
datetime comparisons in T-SQL aren’t always a walk in the park. One of the most annoying things that someone would need to overcoming is filtering solely on the year, month, and day component of a datetime field. This is further complicated by how .NET initializes a DateTime object. When a DateTime object is instantiated without… Continue reading Compare datetime Fields By Year Month and Day
The ability to page in SQL Server is one of those things that everyone wants, but can’t quite seem to get from Microsoft. Many ideas have been posted, each claiming to be _the_ way to do it. In the spirit of mine is better than yours, I’ve implemented my own paging scheme. A feature that… Continue reading Return a Subset of Data From a Table
5. Dan Black Belt Your skills as a both a teacher and practicioner of MT-Do are now at a level few people will reach. You are most likely a worthy contributor in spreading the noble practice of MT-Do to others. Take the MT-Do test
This notation: if ( null != route) really pisses me off.
My friend Andy asked me a few minutes ago how to recover from inadvertantly deleting a Forms Designer generated .resx file. In order to recover from this unfortunate happenstance, I had him do the following: Open the .csproj file in his editor of choice. Locate the <File> element that references the .resx file. Delete the… Continue reading Regenerate Deleted Forms Designer .resx File
I’ve started to work with Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1. I installed it into a Virtual PC 2004 VM running Windows XP SP1a. In the process of trying new things out, I discovered the new ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool. This is a web app that allows for easier configuration of Security, Profile, Application, and… Continue reading aspnet_regsql.exe Does Not Configure Permissions
I have just finished writing an Outlook 2003 addin for automating the process of uploading pictures and creating weblog entries. Once you have the addin installed, all you have to do is email a picture as an email attachment to an email address that starts with “modblog” (and of course have Outlook pickup this email).… Continue reading ModBlogger Addin
After reading Chris Sell’s site, I took the test: Which OS are You? This is particularly funny as my first computer was an Apple ][+.