Monthly Archives: April 2004

Need a nice wallpaper?

Yesterday Rob Steenvoorden of Nokavision (Dutch) pointed me to this amazing Pocket McDeb site full of PDA stuff and… really cool wallpapers. I have atmosphere as a background at the moment:Previously he suggested the screensavers mentioned here. They were excellent as well.

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Seasons galore: articles and hayfever

It seems to be the time of year for two seasons:First of all it’s hayfever season again. Just after the hazel has blossomed (the one with the yellowish boogers hanging from the tree), it’s now time for just about any … Continue reading

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Triumph rules

Maybe you all know about this dog. Over in The Netherlands, we only have Oprah and Jerry Springer, that appear regularly on tv. Not Conan O’Brien. He occasionally has a few minutes for Triumph the Insult Dog. At the NBC site, … Continue reading

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The magic behind the mapping files

If your mapping schema is completely correct, some magic happens behind the scenes. Now, before it does, make sure that evrything is mapped appropriately, that all members of your classes have been mapped or explicitly excluded from the schema. There … Continue reading

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Ladies water polo team “De Treffers” are champions

The first ladies team of water polo club “De Treffers” celebrated their championship tonight. It’s the one of the two ladies teams that I train and coach. Last week they already were certain of their number one spot in the competition, … Continue reading

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Quickstarting ObjectSpace Mapping editor

The March 2004 Community Technology Preview of Visual Studio 2005 has a schema editor for editing mapping files for use in ObjectSpaces. This editor is accessible from a Web project as a Mapping file or as a ObjectMappingFile in a … Continue reading

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Working with the PagedObjectReader

The CTP March 2005 build of ObjectSpaces introduces the PagedObjectReader. This class is derived from the ObjectReader, which you already know from the PDC version. Here’s a short tutorial to get you started with it.The PagedObjectReader will materialize the objects … Continue reading

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Review of some Florida parks

Just like Chris Sells did a while ago on four amusement parks in California, here’s my list of parks and what I think of them. They are listed in the order that I visited them.SeaWorld:Great park. In retrospect this park … Continue reading

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Almost kicked the habit (but didn’t want to)

We’re back. You might have been wondering why it was so silent on my blog the last couple of days. Or you might not. Nicole and I were away for a short vacation in Orlando, Florida from the 1st of … Continue reading

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Tell me it isn’t so

One of the Microsoft employees mailed me that he heard rumours that ObjectSpaces will be dropped from the Whidbey release. Now I for one had no such idea nor did I hear such things. Does anyone have any information or can someone … Continue reading

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