Monthly Archives: March 2010

Walk around Amberwood Park

The weather was not as nice today as it was yesterday. However, we still took the chance for a small walk around Amberwood park. A few frisbee golfers were also enduring the light showers and lower temperature and we even … Continue reading

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Pictures of my piano

I absolutely love my Yamaha P-85 digital piano. I’ve had it for about two months now and still think it’s one of the best purchases I’ve made in a long time. I was playing with my camera this afternoon and … Continue reading

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Bike Ride, Thai Food, and Face Tagging

The weather was gorgeous today. After a nice long lie-in, Meaghan and I went for a short bike ride around the neighborhood. We had to do a little maintenance first though as we hadn’t ridden them since the end of … Continue reading

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Scott’s Last Day and his Shelby Cobra

Scott brought his car to work today. It was his last day at Learning.com (and in fact at SoftSource) and we all went down to the garage to see the car and wave goodbye. The pictures tell the story better … Continue reading

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Changing Visual Studio Registration Information

This morning as I started Visual Studio it bugged me that the splash screen reported my registration information as “User” at “Microsoft”. My name isn’t “User” and I don’t work for “Microsoft”, at least not directly. This is something that … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Meaghan and I enjoyed a simple St. Patrick’s day this year. We opted to stay at home, fire up the grill, and cook up some fresh steaks. Pair one jacket potato and a couple of pints of beer for success.

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Serialize SQL parameters

Convert a collection of SQL parameters into a name:value string suitable for writing to a log. /// <summary> /// Serializes a collection of /// <see cref="System.Data.SqlClient.SqlParameter"/>s. /// </summary> /// <param name="parameters"> /// The collection of parameters to serialize. /// </param> … Continue reading

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What’s new in the .NET Framework 4?

This article gives a great overview of the new features that are coming in the next version of the .NET framework. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868(v=VS.100).aspx#core_new_features_and_improvements I’m very excited for April 12th 2010.

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