October 2003 .NET Framework SDK Documentation Update

5000 new code samples… There goes the weekend… The October 2003 .NET Framework SDK Documentation Update provides the latest version of the .NET Framework SDK version 1.1 documentation. This update includes: Over 5,000 additional code examples for Visual Basic, Visual C#, and Visual C++. Bug fixes. Content improvements and clarifications. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2eaeb501-c197-4892-9c50-8f6be1b0d4e0&displaylang=en    


Writing a setup package?

…then why don’t you go with the flow and name it SETUP.EXE just like everyone else? Seriously, it seems as though every team on GDN firmly believes that their project is the first and only application that I will ever need to download.  Why invest 10 seconds renaming it to something meanful when that time could be…


my Muse on crack…

As a developer, these are the moments I live for: Yesterday morning my Muse payed me an unusual visit while I was taking a shower.  One moment I was shampooing my hair, then suddenly I was hit by an incredibly detailed vision of how a key part of my project could be rewritten for better performance. I could literally…


SPS development tip of the day

Tip of the day for developing under SPS- If you get “Debugging is not supported under current trust level settings“ when trying to attach to the w3wp.exe process from VS, modify the following line in your web.config: <trust level=”WSS_Minimal” originUrl=”” />    change it to: <trust level=”Full” originUrl=”” />    


SPS presentation to the New Jersey Microsoft .NET Developer Group

Umm this was supposed to be in my previous post but slipped my mind:  I’m giving a presentation on WSS/SPS development at the upcoming meeting of the New Jersey Microsoft .NET Developer Group. The date?  The day after Matrix Revolutions. If you need to look it up don’t bother coming, we won’t let you in 😉  


SPS launch enthusiasm

Last night I met up with part of the SPS marketing team who are here in NYC for the launch. Those guys are way cool 🙂  And their endless enthusiasm for the product was infectuous…  I am *so* psyched about the upcoming SPS projects in our pipeline.   The .net based smart pages framework is the best web-based…


[Semi-OT] How the SQL team overcame Feature Bug #17630017882

[Korby Parnell] has details on what must be one of the most amusing bugs in recent memory.  It is reassuring to see yet again Microsoft’s dedication to the quality of their products, and I mean that in the best way possible  🙂   


Hello MSN, byebye Trillian

My client has miraculously stopped firewalling Messenger, so I am can finally join the rest of the civilized IM world.  addys@yahoo.com to whoever is interested 🙂