November 2003 - Posts

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Eric Sink hints SourceGear is for sale by FransBouma

Eric blogs that his company SourceGear is the ideal candidate to fill up the gap that is open at the moment in the VSS department at Microsoft. I never used SourceGear's products, but for what I've read about their work it indeed seems an ideal candidate...
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Roundtrips and the real bottlenecks by FransBouma

Now the discussion of yesterday about Dynamic SQL and Stored Procedures are slowing down, I'd like to mention a little thing that popped up during the debate: roundtrips. A roundtrip is a new request from client to database server with a response from...
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Stored procedures are bad, m'kay? by FransBouma

Let me start with a blunt statement: stored procedures are bad, they are a bad way to formulate data-access logic. I can't state that enough. Today I stumbled into a blog by Rob Howard , which tries to convince the reader that whatever you do, use stored...
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Here's a (big, bad) difference between VB.NET and C# by FransBouma

Ricardo blogs about the differences between C# and VB.NET. Well, I'll give you one, which is very harmful in some areas. Class C is a derived class from DataTable. DataTable implements ISerializable, but does this private . Class C has a new member variable...
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(Dutch) Tot over een uur op de DotNed meeting! by FransBouma

Voor de mensen die vandaag naar de DotNed meeting gaan in Delft, ik ben er ook, dus wellicht tot zo! :) Het zal bijzonder worden, Dino Esposito zal een presentatie houden over de internals van ASP.NET, alleen dat is al de moeite waard :) Ik zal proberen...
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VB.NET developers, continued by FransBouma

The article I posted yesterday received the expected replies and I hope in the future it will show people how to look at software, the users of that software and on the various 'holy wars' that are still going on (and probably will be). Today Paul Vick...
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VB Developers should learn to take criticism by FransBouma

A couple of days now I stumble across blogs which are written by VB.NET developers who feel offended by some remark of some MS employee I will not mention here or feel offended because someone criticizes VB.NET. I feel sorry for those VB.NET developers...
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