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March 2008 Entries

QuickTip: Turn off CSS Validation Errors
I'm working on a prototype of a Single Sign On (SSO) solution for a web portal using Windows Cardspace as the authentication mechanism. This means I've spent my weekend developing web sites which may explain my foul mood. I was applying some color attributes to some of my UI controls which rendered fine, but generated compiler errors because they were failing CSS Validation. Since it renders without issue (even between browsers), I'm not sure why its an error at all. In any event these errors were ......

Posted On Monday, March 17, 2008 5:03 PM | Comments (4) |

QuickTip: Working with T-SQL Identities
I recently had to write a data migration script from one SQL Server DB to another one. I could have used SSIS, but it would have required a learning curve that our timeframe didn't permit. A few hours later I had a functioning script that moved over most of the useful data (2 days later I discovered some more data that had to be migrated, but that's a separate issue). In developing the migration script I had to deal with a series of key pool tables, each with their own identity columns for key generation. ......

Posted On Saturday, March 8, 2008 8:48 PM | Comments (0) |

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