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    Re: Be afraid....

    He's dropped some pretty good clunkers in the past so I wouldn't want to bet on it either way.

    Actually, since Boris was given the foreign office I'd kinda like Trump to get elected just so we can...
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    Re: Be afraid....

    Not really. If you've done some research and reached an informed decision that Trump's the man then that's a valid vote. Same with Hilary.

    But what's worrying is when you hear people voting with...
  3. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    This is very important in Mario Kart.
  4. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    ^That.
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    Re: do i really need a sql db?

    DataSets and Binding Sources are a "live" representation of data. A database is a data store where data can be persisted. You can use either without the other but they do tend to go hand in hand.
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    A and B are different but isn't C exactly the same as the Windows thing? Reluctance to move to a new platform due to unfamiliarity and worries about bloat/performance etc. That seems like a pretty...
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    Re: Be afraid....

    Amen!
  8. Re: How do I install DirectX 8 SDK on Windows 10?

    Unfortunately Dil is right on this. I could only find a copy of the EULA as distributed with Mech Commander:rolleyes: but, none the less, this is the EULA for the DirectX 8 redistributable. Under...
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    Re: Test Driven Development

    I think it's probably worth separating out a few terms because they're getting muddled.


    Validation - checking that a users requirement is correctly understood and expressed as a system...
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    Re: Why can't I post here

    Moved from CodeBank - Other to Forum Feedback.

    I'm afraid I have no idea why you got the fault but the admins check this forum so they'll find your report here.
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    Re: Be afraid....

    I think we may be over analysing the metaphor.
  12. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Also, you should have dropped a green turtle shell on the third corner. Rookie.
  13. Re: New to code, much design experience/education. Learn best from vocal coms.

    You should be punished for some of them.
  14. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    You're the first person I've seen use it and you just raised a hearty laugh here in the office.:afrog:
  15. Re: New to code, much design experience/education. Learn best from vocal coms.

    Welcome to the forums.

    If you're interested in collaborative projects you might want to check out the Project Communication Area. There's not been much going on in there lately but if you start a...
  16. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    Cats and Dogs, living together...
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    Re: Test Driven Development

    Yeah, it doesn't help you bug hunt but it does help you ensure that, once you've fixed a bug, it stays fixed.

    One thing I don't believe TDD does better (and which it's often touted as doing) is...
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    Re: Test Driven Development

    The tests should be derived from your use cases and the assumption is that the use cases are sufficient to guarantee robustness. If you don't have a use case for a given set of values it should be...
  19. Re: Does programming make mentally you tired?

    The brain makes up 2% of the bodies mass but uses up 20% of it's energy. Thinking's hard work, that's why it's best avoided.
  20. VS 2010 Re: Restarting a Windows Service Programmatically

    Yes and No. The Service Controller is not the service, it controls the service. So it can start and stop the service. Of course, something needs to be running the Service Controller, and down the...
  21. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    Thing is, I'm not sure losing access to the free market is politically survivable either.

    I think a lot of folks don't really understand the implications of not being in the free market. Most...
  22. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    Boris has been given the foreign office!

    I'm not sure I managed to get my sentiments across with sufficient weight there so I'll try again.

    BORIS HAS BEEN GIVEN THE FOREIGN OFFICE!!!!:eek:
  23. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    Hey, Merrion, wanna get married? I could use a European passport;)

    Actually, I may be entitled to a European passport as my Mum's Irish (hence the name Declan) and I'm fairly sure she retained...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    Well that went smoothly... almost. When I click People, my list is empty. It appears to have lost all my contacts. Eeep!:eek:

    I recently had my phone stolen and bought a new one (the 930 I...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    I've got a 930. I realise as I check it that I've lied - it's still running 8.1 :blush:. I did check it was eligible to upgrade to 10 when I bought it though. I really need to get around to doing...
  26. Re: Deploying a commercial application with MySQL.Data requires a MySQL developer lic

    I don't have any direct experience but I've followed some discussions on line and my understanding is that you're correct. Essentially, Oracle are happy for you to use their product as part of an...
  27. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    Well, Corbyn's on the ballot. Labour party implosion in 3... 2... 1...

    I'm really swinging back and forward on what I think about what Corbyn's doing. As I see it, his job is to represent the...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    I'm basically with JM on this one. I'm probably a little less bothered about people complaining (moan away if it makes you feel good) but I wouldn't recommend anyone be put off because they're...
  29. Re: VBS script to parse a directory of .csv files

    Moved to VBScript Forum
  30. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    You've gotta admit, his foreign policy would be interesting.
  31. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    Ha! Lots of the press have picked up on the fact that May was one of the loudest voices calling for an election when Brown took over from Blair. Reckon she'll call one?

    Actually, it's probably a...
  32. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    You probably mean John Major. He first became PM when Thatcher was ousted. History repeating?

    edit>Crossed over with NSA.

    Thinking about it, you could also have meant Gordon Brown... who...
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    Re: This place...

    Wossname still drops in from time to time. Mostly in the Internet of Things forum. Haven't seen a post from VisualAd or Mendhak for years.
  34. Re: Looking for the person who posted the FSWatcher code

    I took a look at FreeVBCode's Legal Disclaimer and I think you're covered. It reads:-
    "Developers submitting code agree that individuals who obtain it from this site are free to use it in their own...
  35. Re: Looking for the person who posted the FSWatcher code

    To be honest, I think you'd probably be OK just re-using any code that's posted in the main forums. Once someone has publically posted it on a forum like this I think you could argue they've given...
  36. Re: Looking for the person who posted the FSWatcher code

    I think this might be the thread you're looking for. The code is in post 7 and was submitted by i00. I'm not sure how active he is on the forum these days.

    In the meantime, this thread really...
  37. Re: Looking for the person who posted the FSWatcher code

    Hmmm, I'd be a little cautious. Our terms state that the intellectual property of submissions is retained by the submitter, not us. Meaning, if you literally just take their code and drop it into...
  38. Re: what are the essential stages in project management ?

    Now this I agree with 100%.

    I like Shaggy's quote but think it's slightly wrong. I think you can take a talented group, force a really bad methodology on them and get a failed project as a...
  39. VS 2015 Re: Listview control double clicking error potential fix/workaround

    You check that listview1.SelectedIndices.Length is greater than zero.
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    Re: Join 3 tables with no matching column

    I don't think he does, does he? My read was that he wanted the query 1 rows with nulls where queries 2 and 3 should be, then the query 2 rows with nulls where queries 1 and 3 and should be, and then...
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