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Monthly Archives: June 2005

How to render up-level html to FireFox from ASP.NET 1.1 – level 200

Out of the box, ASP.NET 1.1 doesn’t recognize FireFox, but FireFox is now probably the second most popular browser behind IE.  IE still has the market, and if you are just checking IE, you probably won’t feel any pain, but … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET apps – things of utmost importance – level 200

I’ve inherited an ASP.NET application that evolved as it went, and my task is jump in and continue to enhance it. In order to do that, I’ve found that I need to refactor it in order to sustain its development. … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET with FireFox – level 200

I’m a little slow on testing my ASP.NET apps with non-IE browsers, and it’s because I used to be in an environment where I was writing internal web applications, and IE 5+ was mandated.  That took away headaches, but now … Continue reading 

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Work with me on cool software – now hiring! – level 000

I’ve joined another company (www.pluck.com), and my team needs more developers.  The company is a small start-up (25 people) that’s been in operation for 2 years.  The main applications are ASP.NET and services.  It’s an administaff company with really good benefits … Continue reading 

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Tech Ed webcasts available online – level 000

If you didn’t go to Tech Ed, you can get all the training for free.  Thanks to Scot Curry for alerting me to this.  Most of the Tech Ed webcasts are available online:  http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/teched2005.mspx I plan on downloading the sessions … Continue reading 

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Starting at a new company – level 000

Yesterday was my last day at Dell, Inc.  I was with the company for 4 years and did my best to push Agile methods including Test-Driven Development in the CMM-crazy enterprise.  I’m now a Senior Software Engineer for Pluck.  Pluck is a company … Continue reading 

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Tech Ed 2005 Day 5 – .NET Framework: Being More Productive with the .NET Framework

Juval Lowy, on Friday, gave a talk about Being more productive with the .Net framework. The session was “simulcast” on the web. Juval contends that most books focus on the raw technology, and this talk is dedicated to things that … Continue reading 

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Tech Ed 2005 Day 4 – Q&A with Steve Riley and Jesper Johansson – Security myths

Steve Riley and Jesper Johansson gave a cabana talk on security myths. It moved to a big room because you can’t fit 700 people in a cabana room. It evolved into a breakout session. They defined a triangle between usable, … Continue reading 

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Tech Ed 2005 Day 4 – ASP.NET and IIS: New Developments in Web Security With IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET

On Thursday afternoon, Stefan Schackow gave a talk on ASP.NET and IIS: New Developments in Web Security with IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET. I decided to attend this talk not only because I’m interested in the subject matter, but also because … Continue reading 

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Tech Ed 2005 Day 3 – Riding a Segway

I had the recent opportunity to ride a Segway at the convention center.  I think I did pretty good for my first time.

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