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Assumptions are the DEVIL

[ASSUMPTION 1] I’ve been banging my head against the cubicle wall for the past few days trying to figure out why my code wasn’t working (Figure 1) based in the code I found on MSDN. I kept on getting some error about the items are not unique. So I tried almost EVERYTHING assuming that the […]

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American Media

It makes me sick! I’m watching CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News’s coverage on the St. Louis Praxair plant explosion and they keep using adjectives to make this seem like…war is upon us. I mean come on, it’s a plant that packages liquified gas into containers. If it’s going to blow up, it’s going to be […]

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Club Web Site Starter Kit

So I downloaded and installed the Club Web Site Starter Kit for Visual Studio .NET 2005 Beta 2. It’s pretty sweet. All the source code is there for you so you can edit and update anything you want. While I’m walking through a tutorial, I’ll be fixing and editing the site for CougarCS. If you […]

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5 1/2 hours of fun…

So I decided to head back to Houston yesterday to pick up some last minute things, return a monitor, play raquetball, watch Batman Begins and most of all: celebrate Father’s Day. I got off work at 1:00 PM to go back to my place and get my things. I leave to grab some food and […]

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PepsiCo: Day 3

So I’m continuing to work on the ASP.NET project and I learned a few things. Some are technical and some aren’t: (MS)SQL will return NOTHING with this query: SELECT DISTINCT column1, column2, column5 FROM user1.[table1] WHERE column3 = 0 AND column5 = NULL ORDER BY column1 Using a 700 MHz with a 512 MB laptop […]