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Serving your job on a silver platter – to yourself
My manager was recently promoted, and although I will continue to work for her indirectly, it is likely that I will have a new manager. In addition, it is possible there will be a departmental reorganization. It may be several weeks (hopefully not months) before my new manager is named and the reorganization is announced. A colleague and I were discussing job changes. My colleague said when he left a job (company or department) that he liked to leave on good terms. Part of this involved passing intellectual ......

Posted On Monday, October 19, 2009 11:17 AM

ASP.NET - Web Site versus Web Application Project
CodersBarn has a helpful article on the differences between Web Site and Web Application Projects.  It was helpful to me when Master Pages pages were not working as I expected.  Here's the link:  

Posted On Thursday, October 15, 2009 1:53 AM

Roanoke VA - MSDN MidAtlantic Roadshow is coming back in December
Thanks to everyone that came out for the MidAtlantic MSDN Roadshow in Roanoke in September. Your attendance and enthusiasm were noticed. I am happy to share that the Roadshow is returning for the afternoon on December 8th to the Roanoke Higher Education Center (it's a really nice venue too!) Registration is required - do it NOW and do it HERE! Oh, and be sure and share this with a friend or two or three. We'd like to surpass our attendance last time. G. Andrew Duthie (@devhammer) and crew return ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 13, 2009 5:10 AM

.NET University - Great Presentation Info for User Groups
Doug Turnure has recently provided a lot more content to .NET University. .NET University is a site where user groups (or individuals) can download presentations, complete with spiffy slide decks and demos/labs. There are now over 40 downloads (both C# and VB.NET - Yay!) RV.NUG used .NET U back when .NET 3.0 was first released. We found the slides and demos were both excellent. (You can even see us on the alumnus page on .NET U!) This resource provides many opportunities to user groups. Here's my ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 7, 2009 11:25 AM

VB.NET Code Sample on Wikipedia
I was searching (as in BING-ing) for the formula for a loan amortization that I needed for a quick POC I was doing in VB.NET.    Went to my most trusted source for high-level knowledge, Wikipedia.  SURPRISE!!  Following the formula, there was sample code to create an amoritization table for a .NET application in VB.NET.  FTW!  Found it here:

Posted On Monday, October 5, 2009 8:28 AM

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