Monday, 19 December 2011

Full Text Stop Lists in VS 2008 GDR (Data dude)

Our dba asked me today how and where to add a stop list definition file to our database project. Turned out the quickest way to figure out where to add these is by using the schema view, under the Storage node as follows...

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Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Greyed-out object browser properties

Today I came across something a little odd in the .NET object browser control. I was seeing properties of the System.Windows.Forms.BindingSource class, that were greyed out in one Visual Studio 2008 object browser, but not showing in another. Turned out it was down to the Show Hidden Types and Members setting being different between the two Visual Studio 2008 IDEs.

This meant that in one Visual Studio I could see the SortDescriptions property, but in another I could not.

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Thursday, 8 December 2011

MVC tutorials

A good set of MVC tutorials up here by pluralsight

http://www.asp.net/mvc/pluralsight

Also, during the JavaScript and Ajax demo, the lecturer points out this excellent link for speeding up your web sites

http://developer.yahoo.com/performance/rules.html

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You can also then use this add on in Firefox to run those rules and evaluate your site

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/yslow/

For JQuery samples and demos have a look at this link

http://jqueryui.com/

How to by pass the Jaguary X-Type enter security pin screen after changing battery

How to bypass security code on Jaguar X-Type touchscreen Satellite Navigational units. Just hold the skip track, AMEM and PTY buttons ...