Setting up a Visual Studio 2008 PowerShell Prompt

I finally got some time to setup a powershell script that mimics the vcvars32.bat file that the Visual Studio 2008 command prompt loads (if you’re on a 32-bit machine) and sets up all the environment variables for using the development command-line tools. To create your own VS 2008 PowerShell Prompt just create a text file…

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HowTo… Configure a connection string like a pro.

Ever wondered how to configure a connection string using the Data Link properties dialog? Well, I have. And just last night I decided to check out exactly how to do this. Here’s a simple list with all the required steps: Add a reference to "Microsoft OLE DB Service Component 1.0 Type Library" (it’s in the…