May 22, 2004

Showing Some MVP Love

t’s always great to be recognized for doing a great job or helping someone out. That was the original idea behind Microsoft’s MVP (Most Valuable Professional) program. In Microsoft’s (collective) mind when they created the program, the trenches of the development newsgroups was the place where help was performed best,

Comparing Things

ne thing I’m pretty sure of is that boys like to compare things. Yes, I know what you’re thinking?that’s not where I’m going here. I have a vivid recollection of a time a few years back when I tipped the scales at a good 20 percent more than I currently

So Many Choices, So Little Time

he 1st quarter of this year has been one of the most challenging and interesting quarters for me in some time. I have been working with a client to help them switch to a new platform using Visual Studio .NET, C#, .NET Framework and Microsoft SQL Server. Helping them define

Finish Your Week with .NET Rocks!

his is the first in a series of what I hope will be one of your favorite columns for years to come! I am the host of a talk show on the Internet called .NET Rocks! (see advert), in which I interview the movers and shakers in the .NET community.

Async-Up Your Objects

art of good component writing involves designing and developing components with the idea that developers other than you will use them. A good practice is to use conventions that are familiar and, if possible, industry standard. In this article, you will learn how to build asynchronous functionality directly into your

Ask the Doc Detective: Apply a Filter to the DataViewManager and More

inding what you need in the Microsoft? Visual Studio? .NET documentation, which has over 45,000 topics, can be a daunting task. The Doc Detective is here to help, utilizing his investigative skills to probe the depths of the documentation. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Just ask?if it’s in there,