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Providing technical information from a slight slanted standpoint.
By Peter Henry on Thursday, February 26, 2009 9:10 PM

To what standard to you hold yourself accountable to?  Do you use Hungarian notation?  What about the C++ "m_" convention?  Camel vs Pascal casing?  Or do you have no clue what I'm talking about?  Read on for more information.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 9:44 PM

SB had a great coding question today which he thought enough of me to see if I could help out.  As an aside, ever notice how you can ask some people questions but not others?  Why is that?  Fodder for another blog.  Anyways, read on to see if you can solve this coding challenge.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 8:47 PM

I got some constructive feedback today from an influential reader (two actually :> SG and SB) and I thought I would quickly explain in a bit more detail the changes I made to help make Rene's life a bit easier for the ///todo management tool in a previous post.  So if you're interested, please read on! :>

By Peter Henry on Monday, February 23, 2009 9:33 PM

With special thanks to a reader, I made a small change to the Show All Tasks project I blogged about in September.  Read on for further details.  Thanks Rene, great idea!

By Peter Henry on Friday, February 20, 2009 11:40 PM

Are you trying to share your code with the outside world?  Are you using SVN (or a variant like VisualSVN Server)?  If you answered yes to both of these, then read on for some assistance.

By Peter Henry on Friday, February 20, 2009 11:00 PM

Today I read an article called Saving and Restoring Form Location in a Multi-Monitor Environment. The article talks about saving and restoring the previous window's size and location even on systems with multiple monitors.  I have a different solution to this problem from the author, please read click through for more imformation and the code sample.

By Peter Henry on Thursday, February 19, 2009 10:12 PM

When someone tells you to put in a brace in your code, do you know if they're talking about ( or { or [ or even <?  Read on for some concrete definitions.

By Peter Henry on Thursday, February 19, 2009 9:48 PM

This afternoon I was writting some code which removed a ToolStripStatusLabel from my ToolStrip and it took me a few moments to figure it out.  Can you spot the error?

By Peter Henry on Thursday, February 19, 2009 9:14 PM

Are you tired of seeing flashes out of the corner of your eye when you have Microsoft Messenger up?  Read on for a sneaky, cool and geeky way to get rid of that.

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 10:21 PM
By Peter Henry on Sunday, February 15, 2009 1:45 PM

Are you seeing an error message when opening an .csproj file and you're thinking "HUH?  VS knows what a .csproj is! WTF?!"  I have a possible reason, read on for details.

By Peter Henry on Saturday, February 14, 2009 2:40 PM

 I goofed once (ok, I've goofed more than once, but this time someone caught me on it).  Read on for more details.

By Peter Henry on Saturday, February 14, 2009 2:17 PM

The Ottawa Code Camp dates have been confirmed and the rooms booked at Algonquin College!  Mark it on your calendar's, May 2nd, 2009 is the BIG DAY!

By Peter Henry on Thursday, February 12, 2009 10:04 PM

Does your company use the very same product it creates?  If not, uh...... WHY THE HECK NOT?!  Read on for food for thought!

By Peter Henry on Thursday, February 12, 2009 9:13 PM

Unless you're Sara Ford or Scott Cate, I'm pretty confident you haven't heard of these two features, Anchor Swapping and Deleting Words, but they are pretty cool.  Read on for more details.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 8:51 PM

Did you know there are two types of matches you can do with RegEx?  I know you can create LOADS of regex patterns, but did you know there are two different types of "matches" you can get from your LOADS of patterns?  Read on for a brief description (yes, I'll keep it short I promise :>).

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:10 AM

Have you heard of CodePlex?  Have you tried it out?  Joined a project, downloaded some code?  Checked in some code?  I've been avoiding it, for no other reason than I haven't had any need to.  Until tonight, read on for some details!

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 10:05 PM

If you've had Visual Studio crash on you today simple cause you tried to add new toolbox items, you're probably confused and frustrated, just like I was today, TWO hours before a prototyping meeting!  Read on for some tips to try and help the situation.

By Peter Henry on Monday, February 09, 2009 9:46 PM

Someone at my work today asked me a whiz-bang question (thanks SB! :>) about how to selectively put a checkbox on a TreeView's node?  HHHHMMMM  Please read on if you were as interested as I was!

By Peter Henry on Saturday, February 07, 2009 2:57 PM

Do you have a Microsoft ergonomic keyboard with a Zoom slider that has a complex?  Does it think it should be a Scroll Up/Down function instead of the zooming job it currently does?  Please read on for instructions on how to change your slider to a scroller.

     
  
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