Monthly Archives: November 2005

Great XP tip!

Thanks to Saveen Reddy for this incredible tip for anyone working with multiple files in XP! Windows XP comes with a built-in solution to batch rename files· Browse Windows Exploer to the files you want to fix· Switch to Details … Continue reading

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XBox 360 – My 2 cents

Well, it’s finally here. Circuit City started taking early orders for the unit and had so many hits that their web site came to a crawl. I think that Microsoft’s design, planning, marketing and especially the Timing will make a … Continue reading

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OleDb – little known performance hit

I have to work with databases other than SQL Server (shocking, yes, I know), so I use the OleDb data objects quite a bit. I came across something in the MSDN that I did not know and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Office 12 Beta 1

Well, it’s finally here! Beta1 of Office 12. I can’t wait to see what’s happened in Access. If they have not made significant changes to the development model, then Access (in my mind) is a dead product. I’ll keep you … Continue reading

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Convert Icon To Bitmap code snippit

Convert Icon To Bitmap code snippit:This is just another little tip to show how easy it is to convert from an Icon to an Image.  For example, if you have an Icon and you want to show it in a PictureBox … Continue reading

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A tip about Error Handling

Tired of coding class names or method names in your error handling calls, then don’t!  .Net provides you a very convenient way to dynamically retrieve that information.  For example, a class with typical error handling might look something like this:  … Continue reading

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