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Want to know more about database unit testing and refactoring? Check out Sachin Rekhi's blog

I recently found Sachin Rekhi’s blog: Sachin Rekhi’s Ramblings - On Mastering Database Development with Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals .  I don’t remember where I found the first link to the blog, but it was probably through…

The Must Read Book of the Holidays - Windows Developer Power Tools

The Must Read Book of the Holidays - Windows Developer Power Tools

No offense to Phil Haack , but his timing might be a bit off.  With the book not being published until November it probably cannot be the summer’s must read book - but it definitely will be the Must Read Book of the holiday season!  In fact, at over…

Your employees are your marketing team

or… How going the extra step combined with a little humility makes all the difference in the world. Today I had a crapload, yes - really a CRAPload, of lumber delivered for a deck we are having built. I chose a local company, Warren County Lumber…

Web app Form Button does not submit

Usually the culprit behind this behaviour is a Javascript foul of some sort.  Last week I spent a little more than a day chasing down the phantom Javascript issue that was causing a couple of buttons in the checkout portion of one of client’s sites…

There is something wrong with the girl...

I’m speaking about my 7 year-old daughter, Regan.  I don’t write about my family too often in anything more than passing, but I’m afraid this is the first of way too many stories about the girl.  There are plenty of others that have not been fit to…

An early review of Search Engine Optimization An Hour a Day

An early review of Search Engine Optimization An Hour a Day

Last week I picked up a copy of Search Engine Optimization: An Hour a Day by Jennifer Grappone and Gradiva Couzin.  I have a slight interest in SEO, however I try not to get drawn into it too much because it can really eat up your time and I prefer…

MaintainScrollPositionOnPostback replaces SmartNavigation

Just found this out today: the page directive SmartNavigation=“true” is deprecated in ASP.NET 2.0, though it is still supported for backward compatibility.  Instead use the page directive MaintainScrollPositionOnPostback=“true”.

BaseCamp RSS feed

BaseCamp RSS feed

An interesting sidenote to yesterday’s post and image of my RSS list of “things to read”: notice the “Tellus” listing. This is our Basecamp feed - so I know about anything that gets posted to any of our projects at any time - without having to…

How to setup the Performancing extension for Firefox to post to CS 2.0

How to setup the Performancing extension for Firefox to post to CS 2.0

As a follow up to my comments about the Performancing extension for Firefox  that Dave Burke quoted today in the Community Server Daily News I put together a little Flash video to demonstrate how to setup the extension to post to a Community…

So I updated the library project, now what?

In my last post I described adding some unit tests to one of our core libraries that three projects currently being developed are using and finding a bug in the code.  Well of course I fixed the bug, but now what? Now each of the teams working on the…