Monthly Archives: January 2004

All PDC session available as streams

Hopefully I can still make some people happy by telling that ALL sessions of the PDC2003 are available as audio/video streams from the site http://microsoft.sitestream.com/pdc2003.They (Probably Microsoft) used to host the TechEd 2003 content there as well, but apparently they … Continue reading

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LoginStatus control

It seems like I’m reproducing functionality of the Whidbey framework lately. I also wrote a ASP.NET server control that is similar to the LoginStatus control. It demonstrates the use of the IPostPackEventHandler interface. The one peculiar thing that I had … Continue reading

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MIME types and AssemblyResourceLoaders

At Van Loon we where working on this scrollable panel that uses a IE behavior. If you are not familiar with these, you should check behaviors out here. To add a behavior to an HTML element, the style attribute includes … Continue reading

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Generating PDF files

About two weeks ago I was working on a prototype for Twice IT to generate PDF files on the fly. These documents contain order confirmation info that Twice’s customers need to sign. These should not be alterable, hence a choice … Continue reading

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Kumbaya clan site coming up

Over at Van Loon six of us are part of the Kumbaya clan. Perhaps you might associate this with Eek! the Cat. You would be right in doing so. The clan members are called:Doc Tari Gunther Bo Diddley Squat EekSharky Incredible Elmo … Continue reading

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Lego Mindstorms to be discontinued?

For the Developer Days Jeroen and I built these MindStorms robots. Jeroen (one of the funniest and wittiest persons I know) had written a nice VB.NET program to directly control the robot through the IR tower. He had also uploaded a … Continue reading

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Developer Days 2004, lots of fun

Yesterday the Dutch Developer Days 2004 were held in The Hague at the National Congress Centre (NCC). Twice was there as well, represented by Patrick, Leon, Jeroen and myself. We made a very lasting impression, because we had the Lego MindStorms … Continue reading

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Other types of annotations

Readers of my blog will know that I devised a datalayer that uses SqlXml annotations. But little did I know (I do remember seeing this a long time ago, but just vaguely), that you can also annotate the XSD of … Continue reading

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More than quite funny

Robert McLawrefers to a URL sent to him by one of his friends. I would call it more than just funny. Here’s the URL to a flash movie that illustrates why smoking kills (many innocent people). LOL.

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Bug in ADO.NET ObjectSpaces?

Yesterday (well, actually it was today, because it was from 23.30 till 1.30), I was working on my lunch presentation for the Developer Days 2004. Earlier that day I ran into a problem with the ObjectSpace class, trying to persist … Continue reading

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