Monthly Archives: June 2005

New certifications for SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005

Microsoft Learning has announced brand new certifications for the 2005 versions of SQL Server and Visual Studio. They have taken a new approach with Credentials and Certification. Credential area: Identifies the series of certification achieved. There are three to choose … Continue reading

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Another update of OPML list with Dutch TechEd bloggers

Edward Bakker is the latest person to join the ranks of the Dutch TechEd bloggers (he will be blogging in English, like me). Other persons that have joined before him: Michiel van Otegem, Tino Donderwinkel, Dennis GandaSoebrata and Steven Bink.Get … Continue reading

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Battling comment spam

Just like so many others before me, I have fallen victim to comment spam. Although I still have to figure out how the spam is injected into my weblog (through the WebForm or Comment API), I have started to implement … Continue reading

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Software development in a nutshell

Some time ago I was shown a printout of a picture that described Software Development in 10 frames. One of my students (I forgot who, but thanks again) found it online here. Go check it out.

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Preparing for TechEd: what (not) to bring

The message is simple: pack lightly when going to the TechEd.Most of the things are available at the TechEd if you know where to find them. Also, you’ll get a lot of stuff in your TechEd conference bag (including your … Continue reading

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Preparing for the TechEd: your schedule

When you enter the TechEd conference area, you’ll get sucked in. Big time. You’ll be running from session to session to lunch to session and so on. Before you know it the day will be over. After 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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Typo SqlMembershipProvider code in .NET Framework Beta2

When you use the Membership service is ASP.NET 2.0 and the SqlMembershipProvider, you can only create members when the password contains at least one non-alphanumeric character. This is sometimes confusing to the users, and there are other ways to make … Continue reading

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