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Jason Row .NET Development on the Canadian East Coast October 2008 Entries
Special edition Gears of War 2 branded 120 Gb Zune
Came across this today and it's on my Xmas wish list (or is that the pre-Xmas list). The Xbox 360 fanboy web site had a posting about the GoW2 branded Zune that is coming out on November 7th (The GoW2 launch date for those that didn't know). Engadget has a posting with some images while the Zune Insider talks about the price and who will be offering it. Nice to see that the deal is available in Canada as well. Now, the Source.cs,, and are all suppose to carry this ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 21, 2008 7:22 PM

October FNUG meeting
The Igloo Coder is making his way east to present to the 4 atlantic .NET user groups. He'll be in Fredericton on Thursday October 23 to present to F.NUG. Pass the word to anyone you know who's working with .NET. Here's the details. Date: Oct-23-2008 Time: Meet and greet @ 6:30 - presentation from 7 - 9pm Location: UNB Campus, ITC building - room GC127 Topic: Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming Presented by: Donald Belcham Notes: If you read MSDN, books or attend the average conference, you ......

Posted On Sunday, October 19, 2008 8:00 PM

Showing repeating decimals in Word
Not very amazing or technical but thought I'd post a bit about it anyways. Anyone that gets asked how to show a repeating decimal in Word, for example representing the fraction 1/3 in decimal is 1.33333333 with 3 repeating to infinity. Normally there would be a line above the last 3 (the line is called a vinculum). Now to show the 3 with a line above it in Microsoft Word you need to use a field code that superimposes one character over the other. Press Ctrl-F9 to insert the field delimiters then ......

Posted On Friday, October 10, 2008 4:57 PM

Forensics used to identify cheaters of certification exams
I was forwarded a link to a article where they talk about how Microsoft and CompTIA are employing tools to analyze your behaviours when writing a certification test to determine if you have used any braindumps or illegal test preperation material. Interesting to see so many negative comments at the end of the article. I'd like to hear if someone passed an exam and was then incorrectly accused of cheating. ......

Posted On Thursday, October 9, 2008 10:24 AM

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