Tag Archives | .NET Software Development

Visual Studio 2008 SP1

I’ve just installed and configured Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. This is still in BETA but I was anxious to install and try it because of a bug fix that Microsoft were putting in after I logged a bug report with them in January. You can find that here if you want http://www.trstechnology.com/blog/asp.net/index.php/visual-studio-2008/ The […]

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Visual Studio 2008

I’ve recently installed Visual Studio 2008 and related software. I was hoping to upgrade and start developing in it as soon as possible. I’ve generally always been an early adopter, but didn’t move to Visual Studio 2005 until quite late in it’s life cycle. I’ve since decided that was a mistake. It’s far better to […]

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The Return Of DLL Hell?

DLL stands for Dynamic Link Library and the Windows system and Windows programs run on DLL files. Iy you go and look in your \Windows\system32\ folder you will see thousands of these files. If you don’t know what DLL Hell is you are a very luck person! The term ‘DLL Hell’ was coined because of […]

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IT Works!

I’ve written somewhere on my website how I try to provide solutions that give a good return on my clients investment. Unfortunately with Information Technology you don’t generally get any kind of feedback on the good stuff. You only hear when things are going wrong. That has a tendency to happen because the results are […]

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Windows .NET, Web Services & Web Development

This project is going to be really interesting! It encompasses all of the following technologies and will no doubt be quite a challenge! 1. Windows .NET development (Windows Forms) 2. Encryption (3DES) 3. FTP 4. Website ASP.NET development 5. SQL Server Reporting Services 6. Secure Sockets Layer 7. XML Web Services I don’t think i’ve […]

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What The Hell is a Front End Anyway?

If at anytime I get a little carried away with technical colloquialisms (a.k.a. geek-speak) please let me know. I don’t know who might be reading this and if you are not an IT professional, or are just starting out, you may not understand developer speak. So, front-end. Simply, the interface through which you interact with […]

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Sarasota Web Design & .NET Software Development

My name is Steve Tickner and I’m starting a business blog for a number of different reasons. I am a professional software developer specializing in Microsoft tools and technologies. What you might refer to as a Microsoft shop. I develop websites and Windows software programs. I’m going to start by making some general posts about […]

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