Category Archives: .NET

Free download of “Visual Studio 2005: A Guided Tour”

A 92-page PDF containing the best MSDN Magazine Visual Studio 2005 coverage from the past two years, updated for the final release of the product. Find out what’s new in C#, C++, Visual Basic, Windows Forms, ASP.NET, Team System, security, … Continue reading

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Obscure errors with SQL Server 2005 and VS2005

I have a Windows XP SP2 PC that I installed SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 on soon after both products were RTM’d. For months thereafter, I encountered two odd errors with both products:   1. Every time I … Continue reading

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Philly .NET SQL Server Code Camp Review

I attended the all-day Philly .NET SQL Server Code Camp last Saturday. All the seats were "sold out", even though–like all Code Camps–it was a free event. There were about 150 attendees. Bill Wolff did another fine job of organizing … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley .NET News – May 2006

Ned Ames is presenting a two-part topic to our Lehigh Valley .NET user group tonight: "What is .NET? Types, Object Lifetime, and Equality".   We have speakers lined up for the next two months’ meeting:   June 21: Don Demsak – … Continue reading

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Philly Code Camp II report

I attended Philly Code Camp II this past Saturday, at Microsoft’s Malvern office. It was a long, but very productive day! I left at 7am and didn’t get home until about 7pm. The event had a few snafus, but overall … Continue reading

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Our local VS2005 Community Launch event

Last night, we had our local Visual Studio 2005 Community Launch event for our November Lehigh Valley .NET meeting. The event included the presentation "Developing Smart Client Applications with Visual Studio 2005". (Coincidentally, this was the last session of the day … Continue reading

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