Monthly Archives: February 2012

Decompiling .Net

As many of you know, our beloved tool .Net Reflector was bought by RedGate and is no longer free.  The last free version is showing it’s age.  Enter Telerik to the rescue.  They are providing a FREE .Net Decompiler!  And … Continue reading

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Building services in Visual Studio

When we’re building WCF services, we often want to debug our code.  Creating a harness to host our service is easy enough but I’ve seen people open two instances of Visual Studio to do this.  One to host and one … Continue reading

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Audio and Video in HTML5

Script Junkie delivers another good post about using the <audio/> tag in HTML5.  I really liked the table showing what codecs are supported in each browser.  Thanks Emily! Happy Coding!

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Interesting SQL ISNULL behavior

Found an interesting post about the SQL ISNULL function.  Apparently, it behaves differently if you’re using it to test strings.  For example: DECLARE @a VARCHAR(100)DECLARE @b VARCHAR(10) SET @a=’This is much longer than 10 characters‘SET @b=NULL — This will display—        … Continue reading

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Twitter

I haven’t been as active on my Blog but I have been active on Twitter.  I’ll work on the blog but in the meantime you can follow me at #JohnMarkHowell on Twitter!

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