Monthly Archives: July 2005

Changing behavior of ASP.NET 2.0 wrapped WebPart

When you create a webpart in ASP.NET 2.0 by adding a user control to the WebPartZone, te control will be wrapped inside a GenericWebPart during runtime. This saves you from the trouble of having to derive from WebPart or implement … Continue reading

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TechEd is love

Like Don Box always used to say: “COM is love”. But guess what? TechEd is also a place of love. Check out Frans and Paul, both of which reported on a lovely day (here and here) the three of us … Continue reading

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Simpler version of trick to watch TechEd streams

Roy Osherove reported a trick to watch the sessions of the US TechEd 2005. Paul already mentioned this posting. But it’s way too complicated: browsing one site and then composing the URL for another site.Why not go to this URL: … Continue reading

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DEV466: VSTS: Enterprise-Class Source Control

The new source control mechanism/store in Visual Studio Team Systems is not based on Visual SourceSafe. It has a new set of features that are pretty cool:Shelving, which is similar to creating a private branch, but in a better and … Continue reading

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A day with Paul Gielens

I spent most of the day visiting the same sessions as Paul Gielens did. We spent lunch together and just kept talking right till the party. Boy, did I have a blast exchanging ideas with Paul. The guy is way ahead of me (and … Continue reading

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Meeting people continued

Just to prove (again) that TechEd is a place to meet people in the broad sense of the word, here’s a list of the people I met yesterday and today:Paul Gielens (CapGemini)Marco Timmerman (Maruso)Michiel van Otegem (The Vision Web/Ordina) only … Continue reading

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Appointment for lunch tomorrow

To whomever reads this and is at the TechEd tomorrow: lunch appointment for tomorrow (Friday)?

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