Monthly Archives: February 2004

Last person on Whidbey timeframe

I must to be last .NET developer in the world that notices this post on Chris Garty‘s weblog on the Whidbey timeframe and beta timing. The information was provided by Scott Guthrie, which should count for something.Bottom line (if you’re … Continue reading

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COM+ (Enterprise Services) security

While I programmed quite some VB6 COM+ components, I didn’t have the chance yet to do too much of COM+ programming in .NET. I did write an article on it once (included below), but haven’t put it all into practice.Today I … Continue reading

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More on customErrors and session state

In an earlier post I made mention of my observations that the Session variables are cleared when ASP.NET uses its <customErrors defaultRedirect=”YourErrorPage.aspx” mode=“On“ /> section, because noone managed to catch an exception. Since then I came across this article by … Continue reading

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Nicole has her own weblog

Today I installed dasBlog 1.5 for Nicole (my girlfriend), so she can have her own weblog. Here she will be posting things that are on her mind and stuff regarding the “Witnie” project (see this previous post).Welcome to the blogosphere, Nicole. … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from Spirit Mars Lander at NASA

This QuickTime movie shows you that the NASA has learned value things from the Spirit Rover. See it here. It’s funny. From Chris Sells blog.

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Session cleared when using customErrors

Today I was totally amazed at this finding: your session is cleared when you use a <customErrors> section in the web.config of your ASP.NET web application.Here’s the setting:Inside your page’s Page_Error eventhandler or Global_Error (aka Application_Error) eventhandler you have this … Continue reading

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Are you a Dutch .NET blogger?

If so, why not sign up for a Dutch OPML list that Paul Gielens is trying to assemble. Should be great. Read more on his initiative here. I already saw some well known names on it. Surely you have to … Continue reading

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Spans in ObjectSpaces

Because the documentation on ADO.NET ObjectSpaces is pretty thin, I will start posting all things that I find out about ObjectSpaces, especially if undocumented at this point in time. Scott S Sikora posted a question in news:microsoft.public.objectspaces relating to spans … Continue reading

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MSF Practioner exam 74-100

About a month ago I took the MSF Practitioner exam 74-100, and passed it. I might as well give some pointers to anyone who also wants to take this exam.Make sure you learn MSF version 3. If you have ever … Continue reading

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Just to make sure you’re not infected by MyDoom

Microsoft has posted a small tool that will check if you have been infected by the MyDoom virus (variant A and B). Surely, you have not been hit, but if you want to make sure, download it here. It will … Continue reading

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