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Hint for today - Install SQL Server 2008
improve my => 'code' Even if your databases are from prior versions of SQL Server, you should download the new CTP for SQL Server 2008. The new version's SQL Server Management Studio will connect to older versions of SQL Server databases and give you intellisense (almost as good as Red Gate's Sql Prompt!). Hope this saves you some time, Jonathan ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 25, 2008 12:07 PM

Code Redundancy is NOT Bad - Part 2
improve my => 'code' I got some responses from a post I made on Saturday, that troubled me. I really think it is important to code to an interface whenever possible - not only to give your application to flexibilty, but to give it testability as well. So I thought I might give you an example. Say I have a class that depends on two other classes I have. In this example, Partitioner depends on SystemIOAdapter and MerchantRecordCounter. jstarr jstarr 2 0 2008-06-23T23:16:00Z 2008-06-23T23:16:00Z ......

Posted On Monday, June 23, 2008 6:26 PM

Code Redundancy Is NOT Necessarily Bad
improve my => 'code' I was just reading Jeff Atwood's recent blog article Department of Declaration Redundancy Department He makes the case that writing code without static typing is easier to read, and "Anything that removes redundancy from our code should be aggressively pursued -- up to and including switching languages." My take is "maybe". Say I have a class named Example that implements two interfaces, IFoo and IBar. When I instantiate I have several options when dong so statically. Example ......

Posted On Saturday, June 21, 2008 5:43 PM

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