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  1. MsOf07 Re: Process incoming emails - extract to folder - attachments as well

    Things are working out well so far - I was able to connect to the outlook setup that a user on a workstation has - loop through the main folders - find the folder I want - browser into with a test...
  2. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    New pool in the back yard for the doc and his team?
  3. MsOf07 Re: Process incoming emails - extract to folder - attachments as well

    windows folders.

    I'm going to loop through the INBOX I believe.

    Do I have to have it run on a WORKSTATION that has OUTLOOK setup with a PROFILE to this email address?
  4. MsOf07 Process incoming emails - extract to folder - attachments as well

    Been a while since I've done this type of work. What is available now for processing emails programmatically. We have "members" email proof of unemployment to an exchange server - to a particular...
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    Re: Ways to work with MySQL

    That means I need to wait until IT dept takes care of this for me. I have no install permissions at this customer site and this .SQL data is PHI (protected health info) - I could bring it here but I...
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    Re: Ways to work with MySQL

    Yuk - and it's 500 mb...

    So it has to run under a service?
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    Ways to work with MySQL

    I just got a .SQL file of data from a customer - seems it's a copy of a MySQL database they have from their public facing web site.

    At any rate - is the .SQL file a backup or an actual...
  8. Re: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation

    Yes - RENDATE needs to be in an INDEX - as I mentioned here myself!
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    Re: Diving into jQuery

    I actually prefer to keep my code that is in development in the main page .aspx file. That way it freshly loads on each run attempt and when distributed to my clients.

    The last time I managed a...
  10. Re: Can VB.net Express connect to SQL Server Express

    Do you want to use LOCALDB?

    I thought you wanted to connect to a "server instance" of MS SQL server?
  11. Re: [RESOLVED] Javascript driving me nuts: Format date returned by FilessystemObject.

    Just so you know - JS does not have a DATE data type at all. NEW DATE is making a DATE object. That object has methods for working with dates.

    These are the data types that JavaScript has:...
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    Re: what makes developers tick?

    I believe we are all engineers with an interest in something more tangible then the software we develop.

    If I think back to early high school I would have thought I was going to be an architect...
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    Re: KB2982791 is bad, m'kay?

    Oh it certainly is a Win 8.x problem - that was implied!

    Not like XP installs were much better.
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    Re: KB2982791 is bad, m'kay?

    I've been unable to apply windows updates to my Surface Pro 2 for two months now. One of the major updates gets to 75% (after a long, long time) and then fails and has to roll back (also for a long,...
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    Re: [Javascript] Change boolean value

    Now I am thinking it's


    bool = ~bool;

    nevermind - that is the BITWISE NOT
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    Re: [Javascript] Change boolean value

    Should be


    bool = !bool;
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    Re: Will Microsoft carry you over the Threshold?

    HTML5 is still doing it in a browser - very different experience compared to WINFORM DESKTOP world.

    My WEB APP uses the jQuery JavaScript library and lots of freeware hope-it-works-type libraries....
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    Re: Will Microsoft carry you over the Threshold?

    When I first got this job to make an Android app work with my MS SQL backend database I initially though "what can I do in VS". I did pocket PC stuff in the past - VS had nice emulators and could...
  19. Thread: foreign keys

    by szlamany
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    Re: foreign keys

    Look - the database is your tool - kind of like a car.

    Lots of features. You can click the directional lever to indicate a left turn - and click it off when you are done. Or let it click off...
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    Re: Will Microsoft carry you over the Threshold?

    I'm creating an Android app for local health departments to do INSPECTIONS at Food Establishments.

    They used to do this on paper - multi part form - tear off a copy for the restaurant owner. ...
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    Re: Will Microsoft carry you over the Threshold?

    At restaurants the wine list comes on a tablet. At the Apple Store in NYC they check you out on a mobile device (probably not Android :) )...

    At the local appliance store I bought an air...
  22. Thread: foreign keys

    by szlamany
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    Re: foreign keys

    There is a cost to having FK's that should be taken into account - it's worth mentioning.

    Let's assume, for sake of argument, that an INSERT into a table "costs" a single I/O. And along that same...
  23. Re: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation

    Do not us IN with the SUB-QUERY

    Instead try a FROM (DERIVED-QUERY) and in the DERIVED-QUERY put just the:

    where rendate between @from and @to

    Only that part of the WHERE clause goes into the...
  24. Re: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation

    I have that same behavior in a couple of sprocs that start misbehaving around certain times of the accounting cycle. Once I tried to break down the slow logic in one into steps - fixed it for a long...
  25. Re: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation

    This should be sargable:

    where rendate between @from and @to
  26. Thread: foreign keys

    by szlamany
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    Re: foreign keys

    @tg - when I do/did use FK's it was actually to protect the parent record from deletion in cases where child records are still existing.
  27. Re: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation

    Good point!

    Wiki actually has a great link on "sargable" (although brief).

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sargable
  28. Thread: foreign keys

    by szlamany
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    Re: foreign keys

    From a practical standpoint I no longer define FK's - for the most part. I did 15 years ago - not much now...

    The database engine / query optimizer knows what keys are on what tables, so I don't...
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    Re: .Net Programmer job skills

    @tg and Kevin - I find the semi colon to be the easy part. Going back and forth between VB and C# kills me more with the declaration of variables - and the "inline casting" of types.

    I'm a BASIC...
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    Re: .Net Programmer job skills

    @waleed - I'm curious about your AJAX experience, since you have down played your JavaScript use.

    What exactly do you use AJAX for?
  31. Re: Question about IDE behavior with unhandled error

    I am doing C++ right now (from VB.Net) and I can cause some pretty serious memory errors and VS still stops at the line of code - or at least the function call location.
  32. Re: Anyone tried to implement an UNDO feateure using serialization?

    My object can be very large - it's made up of several dictionary type lists and can also contain the serialized contents of a word or pdf document, for example. Just looking at a log screen it seems...
  33. Re: Anyone tried to implement an UNDO feateure using serialization?

    I do a real lot of serialization of an object that is shipped around between 4 services and a user-interface - speed has never been an issue. And I can see exactly how serialization would help here....
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    VS 2013 Re: sqlbulkcopy help using vb.net

    I usually load data into staging tables - that more closely match the format of the source data. The bulk insert is then more guaranteed to work.

    Then a simple STORED PROCEDURE that will review...
  35. Re: Moving Tables from one instance of SQL Server to another via USB

    I didn't know that either - thanks Dee-u...

    @Shaggy - why not create a .TXT file that is tab delimited for each field. BULK INSERT favors that type of file. I've moved lots and lots of data with...
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    Re: Why does .Net allow easy decompilation?

    I guess this question is for Dee-u, jayinthe and axisdj. Do any of you sell shrink wrapped product on store shelves, where a knock off product can replace you? Or are you working for a company or...
  37. Re: [RESOLVED] Javascript and Canvas - Oh the headache - Graphing

    Great link - thanks!
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    Re: Why does .Net allow easy decompilation?

    In the world of a "patent will not protect your trade secrets" then yes - a client-server model is the only way. And then you have to make sure your exposed "API" to this "trade secret" domain could...
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    Re: What if there was a NEW vb6

    Ok - that was not really the point...

    If anyone else here has had a chance to visit WPF...

    which makes you realize that there is actually a much, much better event model then VB6...

    Wow -...
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    Re: What if there was a NEW vb6

    Ok - just for second - think about the creators of this .Net IDE we now use...

    If you were given the perfect .Net library of Windows/PC/whatever-you-call-it API access that didn't require absurd...
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