SPSS.NET wrapper library now hosted on CodePlex

The C# library I wrote that wraps SPSS IO library (spssio32.dll) for managed applications is now hosted on CodePlex.  It hasn’t been developed much in the last…

How to empty a SQL Server database transaction log file

I have 1GB databases that grow several GB log files.  How do you safely clear those logs?  Well, probably the best practice includes backing them up.  That…

Initial and abstract impressions for my first week at Microsoft

So I’ve finished my first week here at Microsoft working with the .NET Compact Framework team.  They are a very friendly group, and I am happy to…

How to crash IE with just 4 levels of recursion in CSS and JavaScript

I can crash your Internet Explorer 6.0 (with all the latest patches) anytime you visit my page, with no warning at all.  Fun stuff.  I’m explaining how…

MyNHibernateContrib gets an example web app

My open-source MyNHibernateContrib project, which adds support for generics, two-way collections and nullables to NHibernate, finally got a decent example web app.  It is very small (as…

Microsoft Award for Customer Excellence Program

It turns out that the 30+ bugs and suggestions that I filed through MSDN Product Feedback during Visual Studio 2005’s beta cycle won me what looks like…

Community Server is now running

I have been using Blogger to manage my several blogs up to now.  It is really a great engine, but I find I want a little more…

UCNUG gets a new URL

I am vice-president of the Utah County .NET User’s Group (UCNUG). Enjoying the role I play there. The UCNUG site has been revamped and replaced. So long…