Monthly Archives: July 2006

Port of Ventrilo status protocol

Two weeks ago I spent an entire day with Remco (aka Divinity), a friend of mine for another session of Freaky Twelve Hours (12 hours coding by a pair of nerds. Yep, that’s freaky allright). We set our sights to … Continue reading

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Calling webservices from client-side Atlas: part 2 of 2

Part 1 left us able to call web services that are local. In part 2 we will take a look at web services that are remote to our own website that hosts the Atlas enabled page. Seems like a trivial … Continue reading

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Fixing the Shared Type Schema Importer Extension for nullable value types

When you add a Web Reference to your project, Visual Studio will also import all schema types defined in the WSDL’s schema section. You can create a schema importer extension (SIE) to influence the way the XSD schema types are … Continue reading

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Calling webservices from client-side Atlas: part 1 of 2

The March and May 2006 CTP’s of Atlas introduced two formal ways to call web services from a web browser. The difference is in the location of the web services. Local web services Remote or external web services Atlas makes … Continue reading

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C# 3.0 for mere mortals, part 4: Object and collection initializers

The fourth part in the C# 3.0 series will cover both object and collection initializers. In the previous part we have already seen a glimpse of object initialization. Take this simple class: public class Blog{  public string Title;  private int … Continue reading

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The XML schema’s for DLinq

Tonight I browsed some more through the documentation of DLinq (I’ll refer to Linq to SQL this way, because it is shorter and until the namespace is changed from System.Data.DLinq). In particular I looked at the document ‘DLinq Overview for … Continue reading

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Linq to SQL + mapping files ~= ObjectSpaces

Most of the samples that have been around on Linq to SQL (formerly called DLinq) use CLR types that are annotated using attributes, such Column and Association. The System.Data.DLinq.DataContext class extracts the metadata during runtime. With this information it knows … Continue reading

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Blogging API madness

When I was working on the 1.2 release of Killer-Blog I ran into some mess. One of the main improvements is support for blogging API’s, so adding blog entries will be easier when using tools that support these. There are a … Continue reading

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Van Loon releases Counter-Strike map

Van Loon IT has built their own Counter-Strike 1.6 map. It’s a bomb plant/defuse map called de_office (instead of the hostage rescue official map cs_office). The map is modelled quite exactly after their own building. Since I have been there … Continue reading

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Version 1.2 of Killer-Blog released

Killer-Blog has moved on to the next version. It’s been quite a while since the last update, but it is a significant one. Version 1.2 uses ASP.NET 2.0 and tries to utilize as much from that technology stack as possible. … Continue reading

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