View MIX Sessions

I got this link from MSFORUMS' new SilverLight Forum View MIX 08 Sessions (and others including MIX 06, 07 sessions) from the following link: Mix Session For those of us who isn't able to attend these sessions in person, this is cool.  "About MIX" [more] On the frontiers of the Web, boundaries are blurring—developers and ...

Personal Web Starter Kit Timeout Expired

I was getting some annoying intermittent timeout exception on my personal site (see My Site in top nav) timeout expired.png (56.21 kb) (screenshot of the error)  As I didn't have time I figured it must have been something in my hosting setup but it became pretty annoying that I figured I should have a short ...

Generate SQL Job Schedule Description

I was actually calling the system stored procedure "msdb.dbo.sp_help_jobschedule" in my previous post about modifying column list from a called stored procedure, While working on that I noticed that [more]the description (schedule_description) being returned by stored procedure (if you set @include_description = 1) returns date and times as integer values (rather than date/time format). While ...

Modify column list from a called stored procedure

I needed to trim down the number of columns returned from a system procedure (eg. for performance) and unfortunately [more] it's not possible to simply call: SELECT * FROM EXEC <stored proc to call>  Eventually, I had to resort to an INSERT-EXEC approach (insert the result set resulting from an EXEC <sp> call to a ...

What’s New in Internet Explorer 8

IE8 is still in it's beta stage and expected to be released in this or next year. [more] But here's an overview of what's to come : What's New in Internet Explorer 8  Or register to Microsoft Connect and access this link Internet Explorer Beta Feedback  There are a lot of links to checkout but ...

Philippines Launch 2008 Public Registration Open

As previously posted, Philippines' Launch for Windows Server, SQL Server, Visual Studio 2008 public registration is now open as of March 24 and is accesible from here 

Six Head First Books in Oreilly Top Ten

I just thought I’d share that as of today, six of the top ten books at safari.oreilly.com comes from the Head First Series. Namely: [more] Head First C# Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML Head First Design Patterns Head First JavaScript Head First Servlets and JSP Head First SQL For me, this says a ...

Microsoft Connect is back up

The new and improved Microsoft Connect v3.0 (a way to share and connect with Microsoft regarding their products) is up as of Saturday, March 22, 2008. [more] “You can participate in Microsoft Connect in several ways, such as downloading the latest software and written material, taking surveys, exchanging ideas in newsgroup forums, and, most importantly, ...

Feedback on Second Shot exam offer

Reposting a post from GerryO about Feedback on Second Shot I don’t have to reiterate the advantage of these exams and consequently offers like these so if you have time I think completing surverys for these do improve our certification experiences. Complete this short survey (just 12 questions) Some people might not like the idea ...

Source Code of Projects from Microsoft ASP.NET Team Now On CodePlex

A little after I posted about my picks on CodePlex I came across a new project names "ASP.NET". Hmmm, what could it be? Checking it out, it was the new project created that "gives you access to the code for upcoming releases that the Microsoft ASP.NET team is working on, starting with the ASP.NET MVC ...