Monthly Archives: July 2004

Distributing LCE in COM+

Paul Gielens recently posted an entry on his weblog to ask for advise on how to remote events to subscribers of said events. Choosing from three alternatives (MSMQ, DCOM and Loosely Coupled Events (LCE)) I suggested that LCE might be an … Continue reading

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Using TIP Transactions in Enterprise Services

As promised this entry will explain a bit about TIP Transactions and how to implement or use these from Enterprise Services. First off, let me explain what the Transaction Internet Protocol (TIP) is all about. It is an application layer … Continue reading

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COM+ Resource CD online

For a wealth of COM+ information (albeit pre-.NET) you might have a look at your COM+ Resource CD. Don’t have it? It’s online at http://www.aspxnet.de in this location. Contains a lot of PowerPoints and streams to look at, including COM-guru … Continue reading

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Services without Components works on XP without SP2

Recently Don Boxblogged about the System.Transactions namespace and how it would bring transactional goodness to the .NET Framework 2.0 users in the future. He then continued to show a class that will give you behavior similar to transactions with Services … Continue reading

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30 seconds movies of Hollywood blockbusters

Check this out: 30 seconds re-enactments of The Shining, Titanic, The Exorcist and Aliens. The bunnies are totally cute. Have fun. (through Totally Flabbergasted (Dutch))

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.NET Browser at DotNet2TheMax

The .NET Browser is a really handy online tool (at DotNet2TheMax) to browse your favorite .NET assemblies from the .NET Framework 1.1 and 2.0 Beta 1. It also shows changes to types from version 1.1 to 2.0b1. But what sets … Continue reading

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Excellent blog on ADO.NET 2.0

While I am installing Beta 1 of Visual Studio 2005, I discovered this excellent blog on ADO.NET. It’s by Angel Saenz-Badillos, and he covers some very interesting stuff on the ADO.NET 2.0 and the System.Transactions namespace. Apart from Enterprise Services, … Continue reading

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Get ready for Spiderman 2

To wet your appetite for the (upcoming if you’re not living in the US) Spiderman 2 movie, go check this Lego desktop movie. Makes me want to buy the stuff. I’ve got an excuse now. Not that I needed it.Thanks … Continue reading

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TechEd 2004 lowdown

Although I missed most of the TechEd 2004 in Amsterdam, I did get to spent two days over there. The Ask-The-Experts stand were manned with MVP’s and there weren’t that many (famous) Microsoft guys present at the VS.NET stand. I … Continue reading

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WebResourceHandler put to use

Looks like John Dyer (of FreeTextBox fame) is going to use my WebResourceHandler in his new version of his free HTML editing textbox. He has just released version 2.0.7 and published his plans for version 2.1. The WebResourceHandler was written on … Continue reading

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