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Arrested Development – Great Show!

WHY did Fox cancel this show?! Gob and Buster were my favorite characters. (Watch it FREE on Hulu) Buster: “Where’d Annyong get that juice box?”Annyong: “Annyong.” Buster: “I decided to sleep in the car so my snoring wouldn’t bother you. And I left that recording of my snoring so you wouldn’t know I’m gone.” Gob: […]

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NYTimes.com – Double Click a Word, Try It.

I just read a short article on 43 Folders and wanted to read the full article. As I was reading, I came across a familiar word, but did not really remember the full meaning, so I wanted to look it up. I scrolled over and double clicked “dilettante“. BAM a window pops up and I […]

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Secure Vantage Technologies is Hiring.

Shh, keep it on the hush-hush. We’re not posting this public on our website, but I’ll put the positions and basic requirements here. If you are interested (or know someone who is interested) on the complete details, please email me: tnguyen [at] securevantage [dot] com. Principal/Senior .NET Developer (Houston, TX)-Windows Forms, GUI, backend, Client-Server, WPF, […]

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SqlException: Invalid object name.

SqlException: Invalid object name ‘dbo.sometableName’Actual name: ‘foo.sometableName’ Mappings for table schema and table names are in the view: SELECT * FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES NHibernate: Let users update/modify .hbm.xml file. That’s just too much work to have users set that up on installation. Manual SQL: Create a class that will hunt down the schema of a table […]

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System.OverflowException!!!

This is the first time in my life I’ve actually run into an OverflowException when converting a string value to C#’s Int32. It’s time to upgrade and beef up the application to handle Int64 in certain scenarios. Time to play with the big boys. The max value for an Int32 is 2,147,483,647.The max value for […]