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WhatIWantMost It's Alive!

At the end of my last WhatIWantMost post (about 3-1/2 months ago) I wrote that the site was getting close to being good enough and that I had hoped to roll it out soon. Over the following month I asked some friends and colleagues to review the site…

Know anyone waiting in line for an iPhone right now?

Are you waiting in line for an iPhone right now? Do you know anyone who is? I know of a couple friends who plans to head down to the Apple store after work, but I don’t know of any friends/colleagues who are currently standing in line. I have not…

Restoring large SQL Server databases

When restoring a large SQL Server database (double-digit GBs) insure that the backup file is not on the same physical drive that your data file will reside. Having them on the same drive seems to slow down the restore process 10 fold. That number is…

New Hard Drive Follies

I decided yesterday that I needed to add a new hard drive to my workstation. On all past computers I would keep a large C: drive for system, program files, etc. and keep a very large D: drive for data (pst files, code, databases, desktop & “my…

Late night IM session

(This was from a couple of weeks ago and I forgot to post it. It is just as relevant now as it was then, though) When you’re on an IM with Scott Water and Scott Forsyth (Orcs Web) at 2:45 AM you know something is not quite right. All you can do…

Jose on Morpheus - the video

Jose Lema sat down for a few minutes and discussed Morpheus with Ado on the newest episode of Tellicast. Catch the video here.

Scott Cate to Ohio - MVP

I just returned home from a special edition of the Dayton .NET Dev Group . The presentation tonight was INETA speaker, Scott Cate , talking about the MVP (Model-View-Presenter) pattern. Scott is a fantastic speaker and a heck of a guy to boot…

Follow up on forums, weblogs, and www.asp.net rollout

As previously promised we have put together a little description of the problems we had with the rollout of the redesigned forums.asp.net , weblogs.asp.net and www.asp.net sites on May 16th. You can find the details in  this post on forums.asp…

A picture from a former life

A picture from a former life

I found this picture a couple of days ago while looking through an old computer for files I needed to copy off of it before repaving and repurposing. This is one of the very few pictures I have of myself from my Army days. This was taken sometime…

Chameleon is BadAss!

I’ve spent some time over the last couple of months working with Chameleon, the new theming engine introduced in Community Server 2007 . I was highly confused at first, even after reading Ben’s great blog series, Introduction to Chameleon . However…