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.net - Web Services — WCF vs. ASMX(“Standard”)

.net - Web Services — WCF vs. ASMX(“Standard”)

I am working on a new project. Is there any benefit with going with a WCF web service over a regular old fashion web service? Visual Studio offers templates for both. What are the differences? Pros an…


Is there any wiki engine that supports page creation by email?

I want to consolidate all the loose information of the company I work for into a knowledge base. A wiki seems to be the way to go, but most of the relevant information is buried inside PST files, and…


SQL Server Full Text Searching

I'm currently working on an application where we have a SQL-Server database and I need to get a full text search working that allows us to search people's names. Currently the user can enter a into a…



SQL Server: Examples of PIVOTing String data

Trying to find some simple SQL Server PIVOT examples. Most of the examples that I have found involve counting or summing up numbers. I just want to pivot some string data. For example, I have a query…


Has.NET made raw COM and DCOM programming redundant?

Has the introduction of the.net framework made raw programming in COM and DCOM redundant ?(Except for using some COM+ services, e.g. for transaction management through the System.EnterpriseService…


visual studio 2008 - Find in Files: Search all code in Team Foundation Server

Is there a way to search the latest version of every file in TFS for a specific string or regex? This is probably the only thing I miss from Visual Source Safe... Currently I perform a Get Latest on…


Whither Managed Extensibility Framework for.NET?

Has anyone worked much with Microsoft's Managed Extensibility Framework(MEF)? Kinda sounds like it's trying to be all things to all people-It's an add-in manager! It's duck typing! I'm wondering i…


c# - Cast List<int> to List<string> in.NET 2.0

Can you cast a List<int> to List<string> somehow? I know I could loop through and.ToString() the thing, but a cast would be awesome. I'm in C# 2.0(so no LINQ).…


How do I conditionally create a stored procedure in SQL Server?

As part of my integration strategy, I have a few SQL scripts that run in order to update the database. The first thing all of these scripts do is check to see if they need to run, e.g.: if @version<>…


PHP Object Oriented or not?

I have a start of a webapp that I wrote without using the Object Oriented features of PHP. I don't really know if it is worth it to go back and rewrite the parts I have finished. Is object oriented P…




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