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Stefan Barrett blog March 2006 Entries
VS crashing due to bad control
Having more issues with my install of VS2005. I made a small change to my program (has user control which uses another user control, all definied in same project), hit compile, and VS closed down.I manually re-started it, and re-opened my project, to get a message saying that VS2005 encountered a error and needed to close. Did I want to send a error report now or later. Ok, so I'm sitting on a train with 5% left on the batttery, so I say later. and it spends 5 min generating the dump :(This time ......

Posted On Friday, March 31, 2006 6:50 PM

Ramblings and Queries
KeyValuePair seems to be sealed.. Kind of irratating, since all I want to do is to change the ToString behaviour. So now I have to extend it, and provide wrappers for all the functions, instead of just ToString. Oh well.. Got another invite to go to Microsoft to take part in evaluating the new .NET exams. Unfortunately this time they have put the meeting in the middle of the week, and since I've currently got the minimise my time out of the office, and considering the travel times, I can't go. Sigh.. ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 22, 2006 4:20 AM

Re-inventing the wheel
Whewww.. What a week.. Have just completed 3 exams (2 pro, 1 upgrade for MCSD). These have been the first exams where I have not really done any revision at all. When I first knew I was going to do them, I thought they would simply cover advanced topics (e.g. in the first exam covering forms, you get get asked which control should you use in a certain case, while in the pro version you would get asked about specific properties or advanced design features). Instead they covered more architectual issues, ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 15, 2006 4:20 AM

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