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Microsoft has released a final version of its book “Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, 2nd Edition”. The book is described as: This guide is available online here in the MSDN Library and will be available in the Fall of 2009 as a Microsoft Press book, ISBN# 9780735627109, that you can purchase through local and online booksellers. The guide is intended to help developers and solution architects design and build effective, high quality applications using the Microsoft platform and the .NET ...
A few weeks ago I did a post introduced the ExecuteSQL .net stored procedure for SSAS. Chris Webb asked if this function can be called from Excel 2007 when it is set this up as a rowset action and I figured that this would make a good topic for a blog post. So the following screen shots show how you would go about setting up such an action. As a quick example I cheated a bit and set up an Rowset action that calls the sp_who2 system stored procedure. This way I did not have a depedancy on any particular ...
A little while ago the team that work on the BIDS Helper project discovered something interesting about codeplex. Codeplex Wiki pages have the facility to allow people to add comments, but unlike all the other places where people can interact with a codeplex project, for some reason wiki pages are not included in the projects RSS feed. So if you have ever added a comment to a page on a codeplex project and wondered why the author never acknowledged your comment, this could be why. Hopefully the codeplex ...
I mentioned a while back that I had something I was working on that involved a change in language, actually a pretty radical change. I have been working on vocational project written in VB.net and made heavy use of LINQ to SQL. I wasn't sure of LINQ to SQL for anything else other than RAD and to be honest I'm still not. Anyway, I'm not getting into that debate. Needless to say I went all the way and don't use a single sproc in this project. Some of you will know I play cricket every Saturday for ...
I ran into a lot of problems at work related to viewing all user alerts, permissions, and libraries/lists with different permissions. So I created a little open source project using a bit of the source code from SUSHI on Codeplex. I liked the fact that it displayed everything from top down via sites/lists/libraries that had different permissions than the top site. However, I modified it a bit to display permissions, alerts, and all sites information plus all lists and libraries that did not inherit ...
A while ago, I blogged about how I was having problems with how I set up references when we switched over to Team Foundation Server. I was linking internal dependencies to the build folder on the build server. This caused excessive network traffic (and delays when working from home) and failed builds (because TFS couldn't clean the build folder if I have a solution open with a reference to that folder). I've since found this branching guide on CodePlex. This has fixed all my problems. It took me ...