Monthly Archives: March 2004

DotNED and Delphi.NET

The Dutch .NET user group dotned will meet again coming april 22. This time we are hosted by Deco ICT Solutions in Apeldoorn. Amongst others Hassan Fadili, dotned most loyal member, will do a presentation. Subjects for the talks are : Model-View-Controller … Continue reading 

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It is a new build ! Welcome .NET 2.0

I installed the MSDN Visual Studio 2005 CTP and found out it looks like quite a different build as the one handed out at the PDC. When you compare version numbers for VS you get 7.1 for VS.NET 2003, 8.0.30703 for … Continue reading 

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Internet domain names

I live in Groningen, in the north east of the Netherlands. West of us is the province of Friesland, their local language has an official status. The Frisians are proud  people who take the Frisian language very serious. Last weekend Dutch … Continue reading 

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Adding a control a runtime : what is not in the viewstate

In several earlier post on adding controls at runtime and the potential impact on the viewstate I could have created some confusion. You can add controls at runtime but these controls will not become part of the viewstate of their … Continue reading 

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Why Page_load ?

When VS.NET generates a webform you get one eventhandler for free : private void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e){   // Put user code to initialize the page here} Almost all asp.net demo code uses this generated eventhandler to do its thing. But … Continue reading 

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Every hardware we dream of, we are getting

Last night I watched the combined Vs.live / mobile devcon / speechTEK keynote online. It’s Bill Gates speaking on Visual Studio 2005. Not a dazzling show but it did include several good demos. For those of you who visited the PDC only the … Continue reading 

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Microsoft ? Which Microsoft ?

Yesterdays post on the EU fining Microsoft did draw quite some reactions. To me (and most readers) it is the technological side which troubles me. I was wondering, it was the EU versus Microsoft. Which is a legal case. But what … Continue reading 

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497 milion euro’s of stupidity

Politics on a European Union level never have been very popular in the Netherlands, one of the EU-members. Europe is important but the EU’s verdict on MS does not help convincing me. It’s so stupid, any geek can explain in … Continue reading 

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Debugging web.config

The web.config file is a hell of a place to store your settings. The downside is that you have to be very carefull about what you type. The whole file is parsed before the app is started. When an error … Continue reading 

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Exceptions in mscorlib when debugging

This is a little trick Gaston of MyFone  learned me. It was his project which started it but let me share it with all of you. When trying to debug an asp.net app VS kept on popping up errors in … Continue reading 

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