Join me tomorrow at the Northwest Ohio .NET Users Group at 333 N Summit St, Toledo, OH 43604 at 6:00 to hear about Data Binding and Caching in ASP.NET 2.0.
Archives - 2005
I thought that http://www.barcodesinc.com/ was a pretty cool site (). I needed a couple of sample bar codes to use in some testing so created them on this site and printed them off. Josh Holmes as a bar code
I was reminded of log4net today when working on a project. The client asked a logging framework and the cool part is that it’s a Compact Framework application. Sure enough log4net supports the Compact Framework. There are a couple of minor differences that you should be aware of if you are interested in using log4net on the Compact Framework. First of all, not all of the appenders make sense – » read more.
Since Andrew Duthie fired off his rendition of “Love Shack”, Drew Robbins had to come back with his Karaoke rendition of this MC Hammer Song. MC Hammer he’s not but I gotta say that he’s learned a step or two since TechEd (The origional Dancing DE). Maybe I should start trying those dancing machines… I’m not sure who that is singing in the background but they are not bad – not » read more.
If you attend the VS.NET Launch in November you’ll get a free copy of VS.NET 2005 and a free copy of SQL Server 2005! Oh yeah – and you’ll get some great content on how to use those two products.
Bill Steele, our Microsoft Developer Community Championin the “Heartland District”, did something very cool. He’s a private pilot and donates his time to Angel Flight and the Air Care Alliance. He took off on his own time to fly 45 trips down to the hardest hit places to take down 17,500 MREs and other stuff. I think that’s cool and that it should be commended. Now, it costs a lot of » read more.
Microsoft has a loaded RV that they are taking to Grand Rapids on August 2nd from 8:30 to 5:00. There’s a free lunch. It’s a free event, but you should RSVP. When it came to Ann Arbor, it was mostly stuff like Exchange, Mappoint, Licensing, Small Business Server and so on. However, it was really good information and it was worth the trip to see the RV. It’s got highspeed » read more.
Bill Wagner, my business partner and author of Effective C#, is doing a web cast on Monday, July 11, at 2:00 Eastern Time.
Update: I’ve cleaned up the video – see the new link below… I did a lot of fun things last week at TechEd. One of those was a Central Region Influentials party at the NASCAR Cafe. You learn a lot of fun things about people at these parties like the fact that Drew Robbins (the Developer Evangelist from the Great Lakes Area) is quite the dancer! btw: that’s Jeff Julian there next to » read more.
I’ll be speaking on Unit Testing at the Febuary GANG (Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group) meeting on Feb. 16. I’m giving the tutorial and Alex Lowe, now of Telligent Systems, is giving the main talk on Visual Studio Team Systems.