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March 2004 - Posts

Command Completion On Windows 2000

I took off today from the office, as this morning, it was my bedroom’s turn to be painted. Anyways, just have got my things wired up again. Things are still messy; that I guess will settle down with time :) I needed to work remotely on one of the server
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SAT 2004

Microsoft with some local vendors has arranged Software Architect Tour (SAT) 2004, there will sessions here in Lahore on April 03rd 2004 from 10AM to 5:30PM (local times) They are saying that the tour content is designed to address wide range of professionals
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Martin Fowler

Today I visited NUnit ’s website after a long time, (since they released v2 I guess), anyways there I found the link to page mentioning about the Unit Testing book along with Martin Fowler's comment. Martin Fowler's book, Patterns of Enterprise
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Test Driven Development: NUnit & Visual Studio .NET 2003

After submitting my last post , I recalled that when I started using NUnit with Visual Studio.Net 2003, I faced one problem, and I was able to solve after a little research on Google . I posted the whole scenario at my last WebLog provider that I am not
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Test Driven Development

Here's a great article you might be interested in: Test-driven development (TDD) should be on every developer's radar screen because a comprehensive set of tests makes for maintainable code and frees you from having to create a perfect design up-front.
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Verifying Strings In TSql

One should always verify the inputs of the code; it applies to the SQL stored procedure. It is often required to verify each character of the given string. Recently I moved such checking logics into the database engine to get few extra performance bits.
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Congratulations India!

Indian cricket team has just won the Samsung one day international cricket series (5 ODIs), the series was important in terms that Pakistani and Indian teams were playing the series together almost after fifteen years. Congratulations India, hope to see
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Issue Tracker Starter Kit

Issue Tracker Starter Kit, is another Starter Kits from Asp.net It is currently a Beta release, but one should see its code, as the best practices for building application in preparation for Asp.Net 2 (Whidbey) are used.
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Using Visual Studio .Net For Non-Microsoft Platforms

Visual Studio .Net, no doubt is the best development tool. I wish to have plug-ins for this great tool, so that we can develop on non-Microsoft platforms! I happened to find PHP plug-ins using which one can code PHP in Visual Studio. Yes, you can code
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SharpCoders Wiki

I have just setup a SharpCoders Wiki If you are new to wiki, please visit http://wiki.org/wiki.cgi?WhatIsWiki We have been using the wiki in one of the project and the experiment was quite successful. The project is finished, and instead of removing the
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Happy Pakistan Resolution Day!

Just have come from a family gathering that was arranged to celebrate our third anniversary. For those who do not know, I, Alhamd-ul-Allah have two-year son named Muhammad Abadullah who is sitting right beside at the moment and not letting me type any
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RSS And RSS Readers

RSS Readers http://weblogs.com.pk/khurram/articles/180.aspx This article gives a little background about what is RSS and discusses RSS readers!
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SQL Server Web Data Administrator

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c039a798-c57a-419e-acbc-2a332cb7f959&displaylang=en A very handy tool to manage/access SQL server. Nice interface, with query execution option that even let you save, the query and its results
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Writing Excel File Using VB6

While removing some old files from my web site folder I came across to a page that was hosted for one of my cyber friend. The page had some VB6 code showing how to write Excel files. One can use this from .NET using InterOp. (Though the recommended approach
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