Author Archives: dragthor

Using Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework with MySQL

Unfortunately, this week’s Using Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework with MySQL Webinar is being postponed to Tuesday November 4, 2008. Myself and many others are looking forward to some (if not all) entity framework support. It seems that I check the … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2008 Justification

There are two primary justifications for my company’s latest purchase of Visual Studio 2008 Professional – 1. The ability to “target” previous .NET versions.2. The integrated unit testing. While we still have not setup the automatic builds (command line)… and … Continue reading

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VB.NET InternalsVisibleTo

Unfortunately, the InternalsVisibleTo attribute does not work with the .NET 2.0 Framework for VB.NET. However, I just installed Visual Web Developer 2008 Express SP1 Beta and it works! Thanks Microsoft for making my NUnit testing a little easier (and cleaner). … Continue reading

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mySql ASP.NET Membership and Role Provider

The mySql.Web.dll is a great addition to the mySql Connector for .NET. In order to utilize one must create (and use) a mySql user (localhost) with select, insert, update, delete, create, drop, and alter privileges. Quickly running ASP.NET Configuration Web … Continue reading

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Finding Primary Key Violations

Recently I’ve been processing lots of legacy DBase files into Sql Server 2005 via SqlBulkCopy. However, before I import the records (tens of thousands) there is a need to find, then handle the legacy DBase records that will cause a … Continue reading

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Efficient Role-Based Authorization in ASP.NET

Efficient Role-Based Authorization in ASP.NET by Fritz Onion and Craig Andera is a good article. I know its a bit “old”, but its still relevant and worth the read for any serious ASP.NET developer.

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Google Reader Search Capability

I logged into my Google Reader account and noticed the new search feature!

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