.net, CMD Email

CMD Email v2.0 released

CMD Email, the email command line utility I developed (originally discussed here) has been updated to version 2.0. Here are new features for v2.0: Updated to target .NET 3.5 Framework Added support for message body being loaded from a file Added support for multiple file attachments Added support for logging to the Windows Application Event Log You can download the…

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JavaScript, programming

Dynamically re-size an iFrame’s height across browsers

A while back I had a need to dynamically re-size an iFrame’s height and found a solution using a jQuery plug-in called autoHeight.  What I later found was that this solution provided poor results with Internet explorer when my iFrame’s contents were fairly large and frequently changing (i.e. via navigation inside the iFrame). It took quite a bit of tinkering…

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programming, software, wtf

Visual Studio 2008 is a piece of shit!

It’s been one of those weeks 🙁 It should be noted that I was able to take a screen shot, upload it to WordPress and make this blog post before that message went away and I was able to interact with Visual Studio.NET again!

sql server, user groups

July 2009 Baltimore SQL Server Users Group Meeting

Passing along the Baltimore SQL Server Users Group July 2009 Meeting Announcement.  I’m considering attending since we use Reporting Services and SQL Server 2008 here at work.  Here’s the information in case you may be interested in attending.  Don’t forget to RSVP via email as noted below. General Meeting Information Date: Monday, July 6, 2009 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Merkle…

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user groups

Baltimore SQL Server Users Group 5/4

Last night at the Frederick .NET user group Jeremy Kadlec of Edgewood Solutions (one of the founders of the Baltimore SQL Server Users group, was a speaker.  I didn’t realize that this group met so close to where I work here in Columbia.  After checking out the website I was excited to learn that they met on the first Monday…

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FredNUG tonight

I’ll be attending the Frederick .NET user group tonight.  Tonight’s topics will be SQL Server Performance and Coding for Fun and Profit.  More information can be found here.

software, sql server

SQL Server 2008 SP1 Final Released?

We’ve had an open support ticket with Microsoft due to some bugs we’re seeing with SQL Server Reporting Services 2008.  After Microsoft saying that the Update Pack 4 for SQL Server 2008 (released back in mid-March) would fix our problems, they sent us an email this week letting us know that the final version of Service Pack 1 for SQL…

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.net, mac, programming, weight loss, windows

Ways to optimize your ASP.NET applications

I’ve spent quite a bit of time recently optimizing our ASP.NET application to help improve performance.  After spending time analyzing the code and the database for inefficiencies, it was clear that something needed to be done to minimize the data (reduce the request size) that was being delivered to each user for each page request. After lots of reading and…

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