Sam's Portal

A little late to the game (sorry!) but I'd just thought I'd point some more people to my good friend Sam new .NET portal! Quite cool, and very worthwhile to check out!

CLS

Signs you're using the command line console too much: when you find yourself typing CLS on an msn messenger conversation to clear the screen. 'nough said.

Monotype Fonts

I've always liked searching around for nice monotype fonts to use with code editors and such, but they are pretty hard to come by... To this date, I still rely almost exclusively on good ol' Lucida Console, or, ocassionally, on Lucida Sans Typewriter. Looking around this morning, I found one...

Work + Sick

In case anyone is wondering where I've been lately (yes, I know no one does, but it never hurst to say it anyway ;)), here's it: As we approached the final milestone of our current project, we had to dive a little bit harder than usual as we were kinda...

Re: WebService Attachments

Simon Fell comments on my earlier question regarding binary attachments and WebServices. Thanks for the candid question, Simon, I appreciated. What you say rings with the same thoughts I had on the subject myself...

Binary Attachments and WebServices

Someone at work asked me recently if it was possible to carry arbitrary binary attachments alongside XML data in a webservice (in his case, he wanted to pass around some images alongside their metadata). Now, I know it is possible, that's not an issue... the issue is: which way is...

MSMQ transport for WSE 2.0

Grunt. I'm really wishing I had an MSMQ transport implementation for WSE 2.0 available now. I know some people are working on it, but nothing seems to be released yet :P Update: minutes after posting this, John Bristowe emailed me with this. Thanks! I'll try it out this weekend and...

WS-Addressing Epiphany

Last week, I was visiting one of our customers, and so we started to discuss some ideas they were floating around for a possible serviced-based implementation of a new functionality into their applications. Then, it hit me: All he was talking about would've been almost trivially solvable by using logical...

More on SOAP Toolkit Retirement

After last night's entry, I got today an email from Becky Dias. I figure it's OK to answer it publicly.. (I'm only gonna quote the relevant parts here) Rebecca says "The extension of the support policy was supposed to make customers happy.". It does!. I don't think any of us...

Retiring the SOAP Toolkit

After reading Rebecca Dias' entry on the future of SOAP Toolkit, I'm a bit baffled by all this. Quite honestly, I find some of her comments somewhat naive, and hard to believe, also. Let me explain why. Rebecca mentions that "The SOAP Toolkit was deprecated by the .NET Framework". Are...