Tag Archives: Geek Talk

Linq: A basic intro

Linq is an XML based object driven query and data manipulation language. The XML part is in two halves. The data structure definition is XML, though you can code it by hand. You can also use XML as a data … Continue reading

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November, I will be presenting Orcas

Yes, I know, you will have seen and heard it all. But I know you like to hear me speak as much as I do. Ok, maybe you don’t. This is, however, a great opportunity to experience my adventures/miss-adventures of … Continue reading

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Milestone in this blog

A normal milestone would be # of hits. My milestone is the change from Pre-VS2008 to VS2008. I will be focusing all of my postings on VS2008 and the .NET 3.5 Framework.I know that this means that there will be … Continue reading

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speed testing my connection through my cell again

I have updated to the latest of Motorola Phone Tools (released in April)And I untethered my phone from the USB wire, and am now using the bluetooth connection. Here is the resultsThis is much better result. Bad news: After using … Continue reading

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Microsoft Pre-release Software Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 Professional Edition

In case you are confused as to what version is what, here’s a quick, simple rundown: Visual Studio 2008 (aka ‘Orcas’, aka version 9.0) contains C# version 3.0 and VB.NET version 9.0. These run on version 3.0 of the CLR … Continue reading

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"But using CSS only does not give me enough flexibility…"

Ya right!! If you believe that, then you do not know CSS.CSS 2.0 has introduces a whole mariad of features to give you more control. Just picking your node to effect is more powerfull. The following is right from the … Continue reading

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Another Mouse Trap – Blog Engines

Do you realy want to create your own blog engine? Bah! Get some code from someone else, and improve on it. Here are a couple of good ones that I like. Subtext (Based on the now defunked .Text) http://www.subtextproject.com/  Thinkjot … Continue reading

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