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math What does the term “BODMAS” mean?

math What does the term “BODMAS” mean?

What is BODMAS and why is it useful in programming?…


How can I dynamically center an image in a MS Reporting Services report?

Out of the box, in MS Reporting Services, the image element does not allow for the centering of the image itself, when the dimensions are unknown at design time. In other words, the image(if smaller…


Hidden Features of C#?

This came to my mind after I learned the following from this question: where T:struct We, C# developers, all know the basics of C#. I mean declarations, conditionals, loops, operators, etc. Some of…


sql server Optimizing the PDF Export of Huge Reports in Sql Reporting Services 2005

First off I understand that it is a horrible idea to run extremely large/long running reports. I am aware that Microsoft has a rule of thumb stating that a SSRS report should take no longer than 30 s…


Hidden Features of Java

After reading Hidden Features of C# I wondered, What are some of the hidden features of Java?…


sql Favourite performance tuning tricks

When you have a query or stored procedure that needs performance tuning, what are some of the first things you try?…



Useful Eclipse features?

I have been using Eclipse as an IDE for a short amount of time(about 3 months of full use) and almost every day I learn about some shortcut or feature that I had absolutely no idea about. For instan…


“using” namespace equivalent in ASP.NET markup

When I'm working with DataBound controls in ASP.NET 2.0 such as a Repeater, I know the fastest way to retrieve a property of a bound object(instead of using Reflection with the Eval() function) is t…


How do I REALLY reset the Visual Studio window layout?

I had a plugin installed in Visual Studio 2008, and it created some extra dockable windows. I have uninstalled it, and I can't get rid of the windows it created-I close them, but they always come b…


What is the best way to calculate Age using Flex?

What is the best way to calculate Age using Flex?…




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