Monthly Archives: January 2007

Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals: Case Study Published!

It seems like just last week that I was installing another CTP of "Data Dude" and playing around with the schema compare and unit test features. It's hard to believe that we've already implemented the RTM version and are using … Continue reading 

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Commerce Server 2007: The ERP System is King! (Series Post #1)

If you've read any of my previous Commerce Server posts you'll remember that planning is the key to success and the first step in this planning process is understanding that "the purpose of any e-commerce solution is to fulfill an … Continue reading 

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Commerce Server 2007: B2B E-Commerce is Easy!

Now that I've got your attention, let me qualify this somewhat by stating that developing a B2B (business-to-business) e-commerce web application is both easier and less costly than developing a B2C (business-to-consumer) web application. This is especially true when your application … Continue reading 

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Commerce Server 2007: Developing for B2B Scenarios

I spent about an hour on the phone earlier this week with a Commerce Server 2007 developer who asked a very basic but vital question… "What do I do if the StarterSite doesn't fit my scenario?" First off, the Commerce … Continue reading 

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VPC2007: Erratic Mouse Behavior in RC

I've spent several hours testing the RC build of VPC2007 and I'm still experiencing erratic mouse behavior where the mouse seems to "skip" (disappear and reappear during movement). In the beta, this was caused by my Intel Centrino 915 chipset … Continue reading 

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