Month: October 2006

October 25, 2006

Brendan Tompkins and the guys at CodeBetter.com is having a weekly book giveaway! 8 great books and 1 easy way to win. Below is the list of books to be given away: Week 1: Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented SoftwareBy Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John M. Vlissides. Week 2: Essential Windows Workflow FoundationBy […]

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October 19, 2006

I have always been a Sql junkie. Analyzing data was one of the things that I enjoy alot… Sometimes this task also involves writing gargantuan scripts.. and that is where the problem starts. Finding what stored procedure or view that uses a specific table could give you a hard time since SQL server doesn’t have […]

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October 13, 2006

Joshua Flanagan has just released library he calls “ReadableRegEx“(I preffer calling it ReadEx) which is basically library that envisions itself to create a more readable(friendlier) RegularExpression code wrapper. Here’s a sample implementation that Joshua posted on his blog: Suppose we want to check for social security numbers. You might write code like this:     […]

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October 11, 2006

After creating this article, i realized that i can use a new utility in my toolbox. A Font Viewer. I don’t want to download a new spyware so decided to code a simple one, something that i could use from time to time whenever i have the need to view a font before placing it […]

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October 11, 2006

This is a really basic stuff that alot of developers tend to forget(just like me :D) [C# VERSION] using System;using System.Collections.Generic;using System.Text;using System.Drawing.Text;using System.Drawing;namespace KeithRull.MachineFonts{   class Program   {      static void Main(string[] args)      {         // all the fonts in your machine         InstalledFontCollection installedFonts = new InstalledFontCollection();         //iterate thru eachy font         foreach (FontFamily fontFamily in installedFonts.Families)         {            //display the font in the screen            Console.WriteLine(fontFamily.Name);         }         //stop and wait for the user to […]

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