I’m a bit behind on Dot Net Rocks since Barney, my beloved iPod, bit the dust. But I’ve been striving to catch up, and episode 411 is certainly worth a listen to enliven a dull commute: http://www.
Can anyone give me some pointers as to what business reporting / analytics tools and packages should be used when Reporting Services and Excel are insufficient? Following the successful deployment of a new application at work in August, we (that is,
Via Eric G. Harrison - MS have developed a SQL Server Best Practices Analyser Tool. It's like a cross between FxCop and Baseline Security Analyser, for SQL Server. Very useful. I just downloaded it, ran it against some of my
Is this site for real? I'm not sure. Either way, I'm sticking to SQL Server! Ooh, there's more - read the dress code!
It never fails to amaze me how many .NET/COM charting components are available - it must be a very crowded, or very lucrative, marketplace. Possibly both, given the prices at which these things sell. I had half-expected VS2005 to
There's so much good open-source .Net development going on these days - .Text, nGallery, nUnit, etc - it's a really interesting time to be a developer. My colleague Colin just drew my attention to nHibernate, an object persistence library
Flush from my recent success on the 70-229 SQL Server exam I've been studying for 70-320 - XML Web Services and Server Components, the syllabus of which is much tougher! Maybe it's just that I have been using SQL