I’ve always had a disdain for the term “architect” in the context of software development. Possibly due to my not-so-fond experience with an “architect” during my days at Factiva. I popped open Fred Brooks’ The Mythical Man Month last night...
Monthly Archive: January 2007
In WSS3, if you execute the following SQL:
<span style="font-family: Courier;"> <span style="color: #008000;">SELECT</span>
<span style="color: #000000;">ContentTypeId</span>
<span style="color: #008000;">FROM </span>
<span style="color: #000000;">ContentTypes</span>
You will notice that the content types are represented in the output as hex. If you take a look at the table definition, you’ll see that the actual data type of...
I dunno if this was supported in WSS2 or not, but in WSS3, when a file is copied to a new destination, a link is stored which indicates where the new document is copied from. In the database, you can...
I mentioned a short article on Dean Karnazes in the current (January, 2007) issue of Outside magazine in my previous post. There’s a great passage that I really liked: I think Western culture has things backwards. We equate comfot with...
I have no idea why, but I woke up this morning and I thought to myself “I want to dunk” 😛 First, a little background: I’ve been playing basketball on and off during the last 10 years, some times really intensely...
So it turns out that Paul Andrew, the technical product manager of WF linked to my very abstract review of Essential Windows Workflow Foundation. For those that haven’t been following, I wrote an awesome review of the book on Amazon and...