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Phil Winstanley - British .NET chap based in Lancashire. Enjoys tea and tech. Working for Microsoft.

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Does anyone out there point a virtual directory called aspnet_client at a copy of all the different aspnet_client .NET Script files? I'm just considering this as certain servers we have are patched and have odd .NET version numbers and I want to just...
Posted: Apr 19 2006, 01:43 PM by Plip | with 2 comment(s)
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Running ASP.NET 2.0 on Windows Vista - Possible?
Has anyone managed to get ASP.NET 2.0 running on Windows Vista yet? I'm having great difficulty, they mini web server launches: - But the browser can't seem to connect to the server properly. Anyone got any suggestions? Have you gotten ASP.NET to run...
Posted: Aug 03 2005, 06:49 PM by Plip | with 2 comment(s)
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Are you attending TechEd Europe?
I'm trying to help people out who are planning on being at TechEd Europe. What we've done, is left a little space on our Wiki, so that people can add their names and as much (or as little) information as they wish so that they can meet up with people...
Posted: Jun 08 2005, 07:24 PM by Plip | with 2 comment(s)
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I wanted to get a quick time comparison, so I typed this in to Google: - "When is 11:30 pst in GMT?" It then asked me " Did you mean: when is 11:30 est in GMT " which, obviously, I didn't. I must be mistaken, Google don't miss tricks, maybe my monitor...
Posted: May 24 2005, 09:36 PM by Plip | with 1 comment(s)
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DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper - UK Code camp
The first DDD event in the UK was held yesterday, and it was a great success, three tracks, eighteen sessions, fifteen speakers and over two hundred and fifty registered deligates! If you didn't manage to make it, here are the details of what you missed...
Posted: May 15 2005, 05:18 PM by Plip | with 3 comment(s)
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ASP.NET Conference UK - May 18th
I'm excited to announce the first UK ASP.NET Conference which happens on May 18th 2005. Register Here The conference has some of the most prominent speakers from around the world in ASP.NET! Headlining...
Posted: Apr 28 2005, 10:50 AM by Plip | with no comments
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Which parameter marker should I use? ADO.NET 2.0, Sql Server @, Oracle :
It's really easy in ADO.NET 2.0 to get the correct Parameter marker or prefix. This can be done dynamically at run time, returning the correct parameter marker for the provider you're using. This code will take "Phil" and return either "@Phil" for SqlClient...
Posted: Mar 24 2005, 12:07 AM by Plip | with 50 comment(s)
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.NET CLR Data counters are wrong - offical.
Just found a lovely line in the Change information for .NET 2.0 "Original counters (in V1.0 and V1.1) reported wrong numbers in almost all scenarios." "We’ve created a new...
Posted: Mar 21 2005, 10:16 PM by Plip | with 62 comment(s)
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Manchester, England, SQL Server Reporting Services, 1 Feb 2005
VBUG: SQL Server Reporting Services Date: Tuesday 1 February 2005 Topic: VBUG Technical Seminar Overview: Reporting Services is a comprehensive platform for developing and delivering enterprise reporting. This session will show you how to add Reporting...
Posted: Jan 18 2005, 08:04 AM by Plip | with no comments
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Update from a Select
I know many people won't find this new, but it's the first time I've had to do it today. I needed to update one table, from another table, and here's how I did it: - UPDATE C SET C.Phone = O.[Tel No], C.Fax = O.[Fax] FROM output$ O JOIN Contacts C ON...
Posted: Jan 13 2005, 09:05 AM by Plip | with 39 comment(s)
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