Monthly Archives: February 2005

Web Services 2.0 configuration API

From the Beta 1 November CTP onwards there’s an all new way to read the web services configuration for ASP.NET 2.0. You can also manipulate it, but be aware that overwriting/updating the web.config will almost always cause a recycling/restart of … Continue reading

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Tools, tips and tricks for the .NET Developer

At the Developer Days there’s a sponsor track during the lunch break. Just 30 minutes worth of talks, but it should be great fun. The last two years I’ve covered .NET Remoting and ObjectSpaces for the Twice IT sponsor track. … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2005 Ascend Training

This week I will be at the Visual Studio 2005 Ascend Training in Utrecht, The Netherlands. If you happen to be there, make sure we meet.

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the movie

Jeroen Hartsuiker already showed this to me ages ago, but sent word that it is going to happen: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the movie. I’ve got the five-part trilogy on my bookshelf, but never got around to finishing it. … Continue reading

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LIKE operator and ESCAPE characters (how weird does it get?)

If you tried to post a comment on my previous post, you may have noticed an impressive error message. Sorry about that. It was the bug I was trying to fix. And I did, sort of. It shouldn’t get any … Continue reading

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My biggest hack ever

Read this blog entry to know the background of this hack.Every time the SqlXmlAdapter.Update method is used, you need to make sure that the values for the LIKE clauses of the text columns are escaped. This means every occurrence of [ … Continue reading

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Inconvenience in SqlXmlAdapter managed class

For my generic data layer I’m using SQLXML 3.0SP3 to load XML into typed DataSets based on annotated XSD Schemas. For storing changed data I work with the SqlXmlAdapter managed class. When one of the columns in the table is of type … Continue reading

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