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  • Sql Server 2005 Tip:Implicit Conversion of bit data types

    Didn't you know that the following statement is now valid for Sql Server 2005 as criteria for a column with bit data type? SELECT * FROM Orders WHERE Processed = 'true' The engine is now intelligent enough to implicitly convert it to SELECT * FROM Orders WHERE Processed = 1 More readable, imo. Too bad...
    Posted to Bonski's Box by bonskijr on 12-09-2006
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  • Hint-a-hint + SearchKeys

    I have been using SearchKeys for a while now as I explore my mouseless computing world . It's good because firefox just emits numeric shortcut keys for google search results and my bookmarks at (used to support google groups, too bad). SearchKeys shortcuts: (number) - open link in current...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 12-07-2006
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  • My current keyboard shortcut list

    Here is my current list of keyboard shortcut that i frequently use at work. An asterisk (*) means a custom keyboard mapping that i am using. I'm currently on a one week no-mouse therapy hopefully to learn more to use the keyboard. Visual Studio Ctrl+Alt+L Solution Explorer Ctrl+Alt+S Server Explorer...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 11-22-2006
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  • ControlInspector for Windows Forms

    I used to use this ConstrolInspector utility from CodeProject utility to know the sequences of events for a control back when i was still a component developer. OT: An ex-officemate of mine, still with my previous employer asked me about this utility through mobile phone. I wondered why she did not email...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 10-09-2006
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  • Shift+N for "No to all" during a copy operation

    Raymond Chen has this interesting post about Hibernate option from Shutdown, Alt keys, and so on. It mentions the Shift+N shortcut for "No to All" when encountering overwrites during a copy operation. I have eversince settled for holding Alt+N for this and didn't know about Shift+N until...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-20-2006
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  • Readonly recommended flag for Word documents

    I was browsing the NMock documentation when it prompted me to if i want to open the document as readonly or not (readonly as default) and i was curious where is the setting for this. I found out it's setting was here: I wonder if there really is a setting for MS Word docs where you can just view a document...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-18-2006
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  • TimeSnapper

    Jon Galloway recommends TimeSnapper here . The advantage of using it in filling up timesheets attracted me so if you are having a hard time filling up your timesheets, you can try the classic version also. I am also trying it out.
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-12-2006
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  • Limiting TortoiseSVN Show log entries

    When you are using SVN Show Log, you'll have a list of the top 100 (default setting) logs/revision logs from Subversion. It may take some time to populate them if you already have a number of revisions in your current project but you have the option to limit the entries from TortoiseSVN Settings ->...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-11-2006
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  • Decimal data type for financial applications

    My current project uses a double data type for its values and i have raised a suggestion to convert it to decimal data type instead. I remember that it is recommended to use decimal over double for financial applications because decimal data types have greater significant digits compared to floating...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-06-2006
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  • Resolving file locks using ProcessExplorer

    I often encounter file locks once in a while and finding out which process is locking a specific file is a painful task without the proper tools (devenv.exe i think is the ultimate file locker). Luckily Process Explorer exists to aid us with it. Some of the development scenarios is you can't delete a...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-06-2006
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  • Scott Hanselman's Tool List for 2006

    Scott Hanselman has posted an update for his recommended tools. you might want to check them out here . i am currently using some of the tools like ProcessExplorer, Resharper, SlickRun. You might as well checkout his weely podcast hanselminutes .
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 09-03-2006
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  • tag editing with community server 2.1

    i am trying to reconfigure the tags for my previous blog posts and it's very easy now with the current version of community server. i think i can finish them all in less than an hour.
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-11-2006
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  • dropping dropdowns

    i haven't really used this shortcut key for the past years and eversince i used firefox with the web search, i became hooked into it. i've been using it in every application (ms excel, visual studio) to toggle the dropdownlist items. no need to use the mouse. so next time you want to select an...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-09-2006
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  • double quote and @ keys are switched in visual studio

    i noticed yesterday that my double quote key is switched with the @ key in visual studio. i tried it in notepad and it seems to be working. i'm glad i found a helpful post in the msdn forums this morning on how to fix this and it turns out that i have two language settings installed, US and UK, i...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-08-2006
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  • "A subdirectory or file <name> already exists" caused a failing build

    we've all seen why some of the keywords back in the DOS days (CON, COM1, COM2, etc.) are not allowed as filenames or folder names (directory names for the oldies hehehe) in the local community thread . do you also know that you can't have the same name for a subfolder or a file in the same folder? logical...
    Posted to jokiz by jokiz on 08-01-2006
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