Author: jlion

I’ve been working on this off and on for a while.

I’ve rewritten the javascript for the thermometer chart so that it uses a different background image, and so that it’s easier to have multiple thermometer charts on one page.…

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Recently I had to do some debugging of a WCF service. I used trace logs for this, but the output format of the tracelogs is a wall-of-text xml file.

Luckily, Microsoft has created a viewer that facilities working with these …

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Recently I’ve completed the Microsoft 70-761 and 70-762 certifications. I’ve been using SQL Server for years now, since version 6.0, and I’ve seen it evolve a lot.

There’s a lot of debate about the value of certifications. Forums abound with …

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It’s October.

One of the tasks I’ve set for myself this month is to document an application that is complex and undocumented. Not only is there no technical documentation for this application, but the specifications and requirements that determine whether …

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