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Back from the dead… WordPress blogging tip for coders – Code Excerpts.

So a while back i stopped blogging, of course very few would know that since no one reads this blog.  Well the good news is I am back! I recently transitioned from Windows to my arch nemesis Apple.  In doing

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Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 won’t re-pair

Ran into an issue yesterday when my mouse randomly wouldn’t “connect.” It showed up the in the device manager but never would actually work.      One issue I saw was there were no “hardware” device functions listed if I

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Interrupting your user

When designing user interfaces a lot of thought needs to go into when you are going to interrupt a user.  I am going to walk you through an example of what not to do.  My example deals with messing around

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.NET 4.0 Dynamic

There is a built in type now in .NET 4.0 called “dynamic.”  Just as its name implied its a lose type, it has an infinite amount of properties and methods…(reminds me of python)  This should not be confused with “var”

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StackOverflow.com

StackOverflow.com is a community based Question and Answer site that is free and reliable. When people are having those completely random, inexplicable issues, while developing code and there is no solution in site this site is your savior. Unless you

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Entity Framework Trigger Like Auditing

Background Our stack consisted of a status Quo SOA suite combining mostly Microsoft technologies, ASP.NET, WCF, and Entity Framework.  The primary purpose of the application was a custom content management suite; the users were performing basic CRUD with a dash

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A pessimist is never wrong.

I got into trouble a while back because I wrote a method that does exactly what I said it would do.  Strange huh?  I missed one important step, I trusted that the end user would respect the input requirements of

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