After the nightmare that was the Team Foundation Server 2005 installation I was secretly dreading the 2008 upgrade. But somewhere in the back of my mind I was also cautiously optimistic as well. I mean could it possibly be any worse than the 2005 install? I did my homework pouring over the install instructions over(…)
I’m back. It’s been a long time since my last post. Since then Alexa is 1.5 times older, I’ve been promoted at work, I’ve gotten more involved at church and I’m busier than ever. I did have a good logical reason why I stopped blogging but I’m going to save that for later. I’ve also been able(…)
I found this tool this morning, ieHTTPHeaders. This Internet Explorer plug-in shows all of the HTTP Headers on a page. Quite useful for those times when you need to see what headers your site is sending the client.
Last week, Microsoft announced Sandcastle which produces MSDN style documentation for your Visual Studio projects. Sandcastle is used internally to build the .Net Framework documentation. About the same time, Kevin Downs the creator of NDoc an open-source .Net documentation tool, announced that he will not be working on future versions of NDoc. It’s kinda sad to(…)
I hate throwing away code. Recently, we had a requirement to create an Excel spreadsheet with formulas and specific data for a particluar user. Of course we could always use Reporting Services to get the data in Excel format but then there would be no formulas. So I ran across this article by Peter Bromberg(…)
The Miami Users Group will be offering a free session on the new Sharepoint Server 2007 on August 17th at Carnival Cruise Lines – World Wide Headquarters 3650 NW 87th Avenue Miami, FL. Here is a snipet on the session: Introducing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) by Joe Homnick Regional Director Ambassador and MVP(…)
Microsoft has announced some updates to thier Windows Live Local service (I really hate that name). Then enhancements include real-time traffic reporting and new social sharing tools. Here are the highlights: Real-time traffic flow. Customizable driving directions are now even more useful with the addition of real-time traffic flow and incident reporting provided by Traffic.com. This functionality will(…)
In the office we’re currently investigating Smart Client vs Web Applications. It seems that I’m not alone. A few months ago Rob Howard and Paul Ballard recently got in a holy war over this exact issue. Rob’s premise is that web applications rule and smart clients suck. Paul believes that smart clients rule and web(…)