The C# 3.0 specification is available here. The new features include (along with my comments): 1. Implicitly typed local variables Basically this means that one can write var p = 3; Come on dudes, this one makes me sick. I see its benefits using LINQ syntax, but it should not be allowed to be used […]
Microsoft presented the LINQ (Language Integrated Query) Project , a new syntax for querying databases and objects from C# 3.0. LINQ has been founded on generics, anonymous methods and nullable types that are going to be delivered in C# 2.0. The SQL integration is amazing. For example if you want to define a table created […]
Ha, I never knew that Windows XP Professional allows creating more than one web site per machine. I though that it is a restriction buried deep down into IIS. Well it is possible to programmatically create multiple instances. The company firstServed has provided a nice tool IISAdmin that does the work for you.
Here is one great tip from Misha Shneerson. If you are developing Outlook add-in using VSTO be sure to set the environment variable VSTO_SUPPRESSDISPLAYALERTS to 0. This will show you every single security problem when Outlook is trying to load your add-in and you will save precious time debugging the problem.
In case you have not yet got into details about SQL Server 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 MSDN Webcast is a good place to start with. There are two new series that will help you catch up. Essential ASP.NET for the Web Developer from Fritz Onionhttp://www.microsoft.com/events/series/essentialaspnet.mspx A Primer to Proper SQL Server Development from Kimberly Tripphttp://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnsqlserver2005.mspx
A week ago I was reviewing some code to add a little bit of new functionality. That was the project that I have been managing for about 6 months. I knew that there was ugly and hard to maintain code there, because of the very short time to implement all the features. In some way […]
Today my ISP was down for about 24h. The feeling to be offline is a strange one. No rss feeds, no email, no mailing lists, no newsgroups, not even a single joke from the icq list. Totally disconnected.
Every once in a while a blogger gets buried in everyday tasks, emails, product releases and so on. He then stops writing in his precious blog for a while. After the pressure goes away he starts to blog again with delightful pleasure and satisfaction. Well, that’s my case. If you are wondering what happed to […]
SofiaDev .NET User Group is going to carry out its summer session on 14th of July from 18:30 at Microsoft’s local office. Everyone is invited. The title is “NHibernate: Practical Applications” presented by Nikola Kasev. For more information go to newsgroup microsoft.public.bg.developer.
If you have anything to do with Reporting Services in the near future these two links are must read for you. SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services (SSRS)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/2005ssrs.mspxAmong all new features, the following ones are shining brightly for me. Custom Report ItemsSQL Server 2005 Reporting Services enables Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and developers to extend report […]