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Monthly Archives: October 2004

Using Nant with Database projects

Here is an interesting bit about database projects that I forgot, database projects (.dbp) are formatted much like VB6 and earlier project files. I was hoping I could using an XSLT script to modify the project and roll it into … Continue reading 

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Nant Discussion and the larger issues

I started blogging my nant experiences yesterday without explaining the larger issue surrounding the need for nant.  As our company is growing, we now have a need for daily builds.  Some will argue that daily builds should be an automatic practice … Continue reading 

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Fun with Nant – thank you Darrell

I blogged my initial thoughts on Nant and my hopes for finding some better tools beyond what I had found just before lunch.  When I got back from lunch, Darrell Norton replied with an XSLTTransformer application over on C# Corner.  … Continue reading 

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Fun with Nant

I’m beginning the process of automating our build process using Nant. I’ve taken a look at a couple resources on the Nant wiki and found John Lam’s blog somewhat useful on the topic.  I’m continuing to look for useful material on … Continue reading 

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off-topic: print journalism and high tech users

I was talking to some friends who are programmers the other day and astounded at the number who subscribe to one of the two primary local newpapers in our area. I personally haven’t had a print subscription to a local newspaper … Continue reading 

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Bit Counting Code Test – In one line!

My hat goes off to Adrian Florea for his one line solution to the bit counting test: System.Convert.ToString(value, 2).Replace(“0″, string.Empty).Length I hadn’t considered this approach, I’ve always iterated through the byte testing the on bits.  That’s a cool way to look at … Continue reading 

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Sql Server 2k5 Analysis Services articles online

I found links to a number of useful 2k5 Analysis Services articles via Christa Carpentiere’s blog.  I’m getting into Analysis Services and it’s been quite a while since I have worked with these.  Should be interesting.

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SQL Injection White Paper

I found a link to a SQL Injection White Paper over at Christa Carpentiere’s blog site today. The paper details a variety of sql injection attacks – I’ll be reading this tonight.

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Looking for a great Sql Server Analysis Services Book

I’m looking for a great Sql Server Analsys Services book.  Ideally I want an expert level book that doesn’t waste time explaining the “concept of a cube”.  I’d rather find THE definitive tome on the subject.  If you can recommend … Continue reading 

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Booting From a USB Flash Drive

I found a link to creating a bootable USB flash drive on Aviv Raff’s blog site.  I’ve wanted to do this for some time.  Nice find!

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