I’ve been experimenting with stories in the editorial, experiences of my own that are amusing and have some kind of interesting lesson embedded. Stories can be interesting, uplifting, even tiresome, not sure at all where the boundary is yet, or if it can even be defined that way. The good part about stories (and life […]Read more "Guest Editorial on SSC – Selling Used Cars/Experience Requires Repetition"
Life in the event leader fast lane, finally got the signs for our upcoming #49 here in Orlando. In past years we’ve gone with the low budget version, but this year since we’ve got ace fund raiser Jack Corbett working on sponsors, we’re investing a little. Ordered 25 of the 18×24 signs on plastic, printed […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando Signs"
Today we move over to the web side of things. I put this together with VS 2010, and it’s a single aspx page with a single class and a user control. I’m using DevExpress controls (they provide me with a free subscription, good stuff). Here’s the normal view that a voter will see if they’ve […]Read more "Building a PASS Voting Solution – Part 5"
We’re almost at the end of the SQL side of things, just needing to send out notifications/reminders. I was torn here, I already had a proc to send a link to a single user, but using it here would mean a loop. Even if it was slow it wouldn’t matter, we do a handful of […]Read more "Building a PASS Voting Solution – Part 4"
Actually came out last week and I missed it, here is the link to the details of the nominating committee led by Immediate Past President and Big Kahuna Wayne Synder! Call for nominations will open June 23, 2010 – watch sqlpass.org for details on that.Read more "PASS 2010 Election Nominating Committee Announced"
As will happen from time to time, we’ve had two changes on the schedule, wanted to make sure everyone catches them so as not to show up and have no one there! SQLSaturday #45 in Louisville has been moved to January 22, 2011. This will be their second annual event, in the snow this time! […]Read more "SQLSaturday Schedule Changes"