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Hmmm... Free copy of VistaDB 2.1!

... and all I need to do is place the following blurb on my blog: VistaDB 2.1 database for .NET has been releasedThis 2.1 update includes over 60 improvements, including new support for .NET 2....

Geek Gathering - Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex - 5

Yes, the Geek Gathering is returning!  And what better time to do so than head to GameWorks, plays a few games and drink a few beers all in the name of the official launch date of Microso...

Perfect example of what *NOT* to do... (Xbox)

For those that know me, I rarely speak badly of Microsoft.  To the point that people think that I never speak ill and that I think that “Microsoft's sh*t don't stink.“  Well, ...

The OUTPUT Clause (Transact-SQL)

While working on a side project, I decided to use VS2K5 and SQL2K5.  One of the things I needed to do was take some external data and import it into the database in a normalized manner.  ...

It's so... functional... yeah... that's it.

<P>I decided to spring for a new monitor.  I’ve been really waiting for the price of a 16:9 display to be “affordable” and Gateway has come to the rescue.  I was a little cautious of buying...

Gathering computer information using WMI

After a ton of questions regarding the the DriveInfo examples (Determine Hard Drive Serial Numbers and Revenge of DriveInfo) asking how to determine other information such as CPU identificatio...

Interesting survey results...

Although not a totally unbiased survey, this survey does present some interesting numbers.  With over 800,000 machines being polled (yes, machines... not people), you can see that most of them...

Some people just don't have a clue...

...yet want to sound like they do.  I would love to see the like of Jay Roxe (Microsoft) put in a room with this Tom fellow and see the sparks fly.  This guy claims that he has the “...

Documentation... Documentation... Documentation!

Well, the MVP Summit calmed down at about 3:30pm today and, although I'm extremely tired, I have to say my Microsoft batteries are recharged.  But... I'm really hoping that Microsoft will work...

"VB and C#"

A couple of weeks ago, I started consciously paying attention to people in Microsoft presentations mention the various languages of .NET.  I noticed a couple of things: C++ is extremely rare ...