Midtown . . .

Well, I’ve been here for about 2 months now, living in the Camden City Center on St. Joseph’s Parkway. So far so good, I love the neighborhood . . . I can take Louis a couple blocks down the street, eat pizza, drink some beer and let him play with his many admirers. The first [...]

My discovery of vb.net short-circuit logic . . . Or ‘how can a C# programmer screw up the obivous?’D

After I was laid off from Omnicell, I took a job as a contractor at Hess (Thanks Guys!) doing Visual Basic and Silverlight development. I found I rather enjoyed working with vb.net, and that for some mysterious reason they had difficulty finding developers that could do the work. Some of it had to do with [...]

EDM, SQLServer, the Strange and Wonderful

After working with EDM from MS – specifically the 3.5 version on the Visual Studio 2008 designer, I’m impressed . . . but I did find a weird bug.  The EDM engine accepted a malformed table name with high-order bit ascii character in the table name.  Once it munched on this, it went bezerk causing [...]