MSDN Webcasts Now Available For Offline Viewing

posted on 2005-04-24 at 17:33:15 by Joel Ross

MSDN now allows you to download their webcasts for offline viewing. There was a workaround for this a while back, but this is much easier - you can download it as a WMV file. Now I can download the webcasts on the Enterprise Library that I am interested… more »

Categories: Development


MSDN Event In Grand Rapids

posted on 2005-04-21 at 21:41:45 by Joel Ross

There is an MSDN event in Grand Rapids at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on May 19th. There's three sessions, and all look good. 1. Web Services Unleashed2. Universal Data Access with SQL Server 20053. Publishing Applications using ClickOnce I'm pretty sure I wo… more »

Categories: Development

posted on 2005-04-21 at 21:38:54 by Joel Ross

Over the past year, I have posted a few tidbits from the project I am currently working on, including a teaser before I went on vacation that I would reveal what it was soon. Well, that time has come! I have been working with National City Mortgage on N… more »

Categories: ASP.NET


The Perils of @@IDENTITY In SQL Server

posted on 2005-04-21 at 19:10:45 by Joel Ross

Doug Seven has a good article about 10 things not to do in SQL Server. All are very good points, and you should read the whole thing if you do any development with SQL Server. But the one that caught my eye was number nine - the difference between @@IDEN… more »

Categories: Development


Updating Our Build Process

posted on 2005-03-31 at 00:41:59 by Joel Ross

Craig Andera has a nice post about building applications, pointing out that you're never building just one. He says that while the goal is to build an application, you have to build auxilary apps to go with it. You need to have tests, a build process, a… more »

Categories: Development


Renaming Files with VS.NET and VSS

posted on 2005-03-28 at 23:53:04 by Joel Ross

As part of getting ready for deployment, I cleaned up our sourcesafe database, removing files that were at one point part of our project but no longer are. This allows our automated build process to pick up just the files that should be there. We use Nan… more »

Categories: Development


Getting Set For Production Deployment

posted on 2005-03-28 at 23:44:39 by Joel Ross

As we near the final days of testing, we're also getting ready for deployment to production. That means all those configuration settings need to be looked at, and adjusted to be production ready. One that I always see is to change the compilation ta… more »

Categories: ASP.NET


Don't Develop In The Web Root

posted on 2005-03-28 at 23:19:03 by Joel Ross

Tim Haines says you shouldn't develop in the web root. And he gives some advice to get around some of the gotchas with doing it. I agree with Tim. But here's how I set things up. My main development happens in a virtual folder on port 80, as does most o… more »

Categories: ASP.NET


Spaces or Tabs?

posted on 2005-03-28 at 22:59:11 by Joel Ross

Scott Bellware doesnt' get why coding standards specify the use of spaces over tabs. Either do I. And either do most of his commenters. Of course, that could scare off the "spacers" but who knows. I could understand the argument if we had a bunch of… more »

Categories: Development


VSTO Estimation Demo Video

posted on 2005-03-28 at 22:50:20 by Joel Ross

A while ago, I posted about some Sagestoners who got an article posted on MSDN about a VSTO estimating solution. Well, the VSTO blog has a video demo of it now. more »

Categories: Development


<< 1 ... 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ... 36 >>