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Monthly Archives: August 2004

Query Analyzer replacement

I was working on debugging a problem with a very large stored proc and something that would auto-format MSSQL2k t-sql statements.  I came across the ApexSQL Edit application and so far I’m impressed.  The company bills the product as a … Continue reading 

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And Michael Moore calls republicans fascists???

“A cop was in serious condition with head injuries today after he was knocked off his scooter and stomped by protestors at an illegal march… Police spokesman Paul Browne, who saw what happened, said that after protesters knocked the officer … Continue reading 

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Lean Software Development

I just ordered Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit for Software Development Managers by Mary and Tom Poppendieck from Amazon. I found the reference from Software Development magazine and their netseminar happening Thursday, Sept 16 on the topic.   I’m very interested … Continue reading 

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Unfit for Command – adventures in ordering

Two weeks ago, I ordered ‘Unfit for Command’ from Amazon.  Interestingly enough, the day I ordered it they said it would ship the next day.  The next day Amazon said there would be a 5-7 week delay in shipping.  It … Continue reading 

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Lack of VPN standards drive me nuts

At my company, we’re supporting our .NET/SQL2k application over VPN.  We cannot dictate which VPN due to the variety of network setups in the field.  I can’t believe how many VPN packages cannot coexist with others on the same machine.  … Continue reading 

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Friday Post: Deep Coding Thoughts

Here’s my latest Friday post…  Deep Coding Thoughts.  I got the idea responding to Steve Eichert’s post about interview techniques. Too bad we can’t buy voodoo components.  I’d buy the “end-user series”, and I’d program it to shake uncontrollably unless my … Continue reading 

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.Text on HTTPS in 4 steps or less…

Wow, this was so easy I’m embarrassed I missed it before!  All the google’d docs I found pointed to rewriting/extending the HttpHandler in .Text to allow the app to run under https.  The solution I found uses IIS and involves … Continue reading 

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.Text on https – completed

I finished the implementation of the company blog site on HTTPS with user/password protection enabled.  I’ve blogged about this topic before, and now I can say “I’m done”! It ended up being a little simpler than I anticipated. First I thought … Continue reading 

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Integrating a new webgrid – backing up and taking another run at it

I’m continuing the integration with Intersoft’s WebGrid.NET product that I started blogging about here.  All of their sample code places the database connection and dataadapters on the page object, while our application uses business objects.  I started by trying to … Continue reading 

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running .Text on https

I’m trying to get .Text to run entirely on an https/SSL site.  It turns out the http prefix is hardcoded in the application for the generated pages so I need to do a find/replace in the sourcecode to deal with … Continue reading 

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