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Monthly Archives: September 2004

Sauce Reader is my favorite RSS Reader – level 000

Sauce Reader v1.8 (BETA) Sauce Reader v1.8 is now available for download.   I had been using RSS Bandit, and I was pretty satisfied, but I’m using Sauce Reader now, and it is just amazing.  No longer do I even … Continue reading 

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MSDN – “. . . all without writing a single line of code.” – level 100

Scott Stewart laments what he saw at his local MSDN event, and I have to say that I experienced the same thing at the Austin, TX MSDN event.  I, too, like writing code, and I tend not to use the … Continue reading 

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Eric Sink’s great article on product pricing – level 200

On MSDN, Eric Sink has an awesome article about product pricing.  There are a lot of variables that can go into this, and his article is very informative.  I loved it.  Check it out.

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RegisterClientScriptBlock() incompatibility in .Net v2.0 Beta 1 – level 100

This may impact many people because it is a change in the validation of the parameters of this method.  The method is defined below: RegisterClientScriptBlock(string key, string script); In .Net 1.1, the key parameter could not be null, but it … Continue reading 

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Austin nerd dinner blog – level 000

I’ve set up the Austin nerd dinner blog at http://nerddinner.com/blogs/austin/.  To be honest, I, as well as this community is biased toward .Net (versus Java or any other language), but I think there are plenty of .Netters around Austin.  Thanks … Continue reading 

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Jason Beres at the Austin .Net UG – level 200

Jason Beres from Infragistics presented last night at the Austin .Net user group.  He domoed several techniques for providing a rich experience to the user using client side script and ASP.NET It was a great talk.

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Grassroots news from the field & .Net & blogs – level 000

Steve Smith has set up a blog site for soldiers in Iraq.  Now this site won’t be technical at all, but it’s interesting how blogging and specifically, .TEXT, is spreading.   I’ve been a subscriber to Steve’s army blog since returning … Continue reading 

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Did you know that XPSP2 replaced the entire XP kernal? – level 200

Mark Minasi has a great article about what, exactly, XPSP2 does.  One of the things it does is install a completely new build of the XP kernal.  There are plenty of other things, so go read the article!

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XPSP2 installed successfully – level 100

I was intentionally not a first adopter on XPSP2 because of the problems some had with installation, but yesterday I attempted to install it on my secondary computer at home.  This isn’t your normal e-mail/MS Word computer.  This computer has … Continue reading 

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Does the back button work in your web apps? – level 100

Steven DeWalt makes some great points about the usability of web applications specifically with the back button of the browser.  I’m tempted so many times to use Server.Transfer( ), but if it results in the back navigation breaking, then I … Continue reading 

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