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    VS 2010 Re: List displayed in a Textbox

    Guys, Signalman is clearly out of his comfort zone on this one but does appear to be slowly progressing. He may not know the right questions to ask or how to ask them but we don't want him to be...
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    VS 2013 Re: How can I install VB 2013 on Window 7?

    Then I'm afraid we really can't offer you any support from this site.

    Thread closed.
  3. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I lose the nails off both my second toes (the ones next to the big toes) about once a month. It started because my climbing shoes used to rub them. I've changed the climbing shoes and they no...
  4. Re: What India Can Teach Silicon Valley About Its Gender Problem

    I actually do think this represents a problem (albeit a first world one).

    I disagree that women aren't interested in technology careers. Not long ago people used to say that women weren't...
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    Re: How can I upload image

    If you want to upload to your own website then you need to provide a mechanism on your website to allow uploads. A web service for example.

    However, sites like twitter and facebook (and I imagine...
  6. Re: How to keep form submittal from navigating away from page

    I've moved the thread to the MVC section. You're likely to get better responses here.
  7. Re: Value of MTA Certification (Microsoft Technical Associate)

    I don't know the specific one in question but in my experience these sort of certs are worth it for Administrator roles (both DBA and Sys Admins) but much less so for programmers. They tend to...
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    Re: Platform Help

    No, because the intranet server would have no knowledge of the local machine.

    I really don't think you can achieve what you want to. If you start thinking in paradigms rather than languages that...
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    Re: Platform Help

    JMc can sometimes come across as surly but actually he's just being very concise. He's asking the questions he's asking because the answers will be absolutely fundamental to finding a solution. If...
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    Re: Php sql help

    Good Point! I didn't think to stop and check.

    I don't think it would be possible to write a single query to resolve the whole problem if there was a variable number of categories (though a bit of...
  11. Thread: I'm bored

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    Re: I'm bored

    Yay. Knocked off early :)
  12. Thread: I'm bored

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    Re: I'm bored

    Cool, now I've got the Stooges going round my head. This is a heeeuge improvement on the Miley Cyrus song that's been rattling round in there since it was on my radio alarm clock this morning.
    ...
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    Re: Php sql help

    The easiest, and fairly counter intuitive way, is to order by a NewID(). Because a NewID gives you a random guid it gives you a random order.

    So you want something like (nb typed straight in so...
  14. Thread: I'm bored

    by FunkyDexter
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    I'm bored

    45 minutes before I can go home and my desk's clear.


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    Re: Clean Joke of the day

    If it's your first time at thesaurus club you have to participate,
    perform
    cooperate
    partake in
    be into
    compete
    engage in
    strive
    concur
    have a hand in
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    Re: What do you eat?

    I agree with NSA, there's loads of work over here if you're a decent developer so pile on over.

    It's worth mentioning that you don't get as much for your money over here as you do in the States so...
  17. Re: Application-defined or object-defined error

    Close but no cigar ;). VBA is the macro language used buy Office Products and you're clearly working with Excel so the best place for you is the Office Forum. You're likely to get much better...
  18. Re: C#/Visual Studio Express/Windows Form/Graphing Serial Port?

    Moved to C#. you're likely to get a better response here.
  19. Re: The remote server returned an error: (413) Request Entity Too Large.

    Thanks KGC, that did it perfectly

    And thanks to everyone for the suggestions.
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    Re: what makes developers tick?

    The Internet of Things. It's like the regular Internet but with more tentacles.

    Brad, in response to the second set of questions I say that interest and adoption is a staged process for me.
    ...
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    Re: Diving into jQuery

    I've not done much with JavaScript but you can certainly have your javascript functions in a separate file. Typically you save it in a .js file and then you include a reference to the file in the...
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    Re: what makes developers tick?

    I think I'm unusual in that I'm not particularly turned on by technology at all. That's true of gadgets and languages/language features. I'm only really interested when I've got a problem to...
  23. Re: The remote server returned an error: (413) Request Entity Too Large.

    The client app is a class library so doesn't have a web.config. Is there an equivalent?
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    Re: foreign keys

    Very true and easy to overlok. We tend to think about database performance in terms of reads but that's not all that's going on. If you have a very hign throughput of writes then foreign keys could...
  25. [RESOLVED] The remote server returned an error: (413) Request Entity Too Large.

    Hi Guys

    I've implemented a small set of REST services using WCF. One of the services recieves a large amount of data. When calling it (this is when runnig it from visual studio - I haven't...
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    Re: Michael Brown ?

    Isn't that what TG was describing as the Castle Defence.

    If that is the law in the US then I have to agree with BlackRiver on that point. To me the distinction should be to do with whether...
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    Re: foreign keys

    Yes. Basically, orphanned records are a bad thing in a database. You want to make sure that child records can't be created without a parent and parent records can't be deleted while they still have...
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    Re: Depression, how do you deal with it?

    I suffer from bouts of depression and have done since my early 30s. It might sound like fatuous advice but I'd say the best thing to do is just cheer up.

    Depression feeds on itself. Once you...
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    Re: A call for open sourcing VB6

    I hadn't spotted the link in the sig but I agree. I'll allow MikeSoft the opportunity to remove it himself though.
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    Re: A call for open sourcing VB6

    Nope, it's definitely exasperation.


    erm, he probably shouldn't be doing that. Just sayin':rolleyes:
  31. Re: Maths :) Static value of 10. Linear counter 1,2,3,4. Exponential result 10,20,40,

    Gnomeo. Gnomeo. Wherefore, art though Gnomeo?

    If you don't want to loop I think you can just do it with an equation. 10 * 2 ^ (n-1).
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    Re: What do you eat?

    Oh don't get me wrong, there are some decent doners out there, but let's face it, they're not traditional British doners. A traditional British doner needs to be so smothered in chilli sauce that...
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    Re: What's right and wrong?

    Now there's a blast from the past. Glad to see your turtle hasn't managed to right itself yet.:)
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    Re: What do you eat?

    In some of the joints round here I wouldn't be at all surprised if that's what I was getting...
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    Re: What do you eat?

    I the UK a gyro's a benefit cheque. I have no idea what it is in Greece but I'm guessing some sort of kebab?

    A Donner Kebab is NEVER a good idea. Sometimes it seems like a good idea. Those...
  36. Re: Will Microsoft carry you over the Threshold?

    I'm going to admit it... I no longer miss the Start Menu. Don't tell JM.
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    Re: A call for open sourcing VB6

    I actually think it's this sort of statement that ends up inviting so much antagonism in these threads. AxisDJ has a nasty habit of starting his threads with "I want you to tell me what to do" (or...
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    Re: Michael Brown ?

    Fair enough. I guess I just get a bit sensitive to that because I actually do see exactly that happening, and happening alot.

    And I definitely agree with that - as it's not used to excuse the...
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    Re: Brand new and need help!

    Ha! Welcome to programming. You've got a whole career of feeling like that ahead of you.

    I'm moving this thread to the VB.Net section where it'll get more exposure. Passel's been doing a great...
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    Re: Michael Brown ?

    I do but only because I think that's too broad a definition. I certainly don't have a problem with them shooting if they or the public are in immediate danger. I think I do have a problem with them...
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