I keep forgetting these and not being able to find them in the MSDN library without going through pages of locailzation jargon, so I’ve decided to reprint this list that I found on vb-helper.com. d – Short date %d – Day number M?d – Month and day number dd – Day number, two digits ddd [...]
Archive for September, 2005
How to remove unwanted projects from Visual Studio recent project lists.
This Ask Tom post explains performance differences between nvl() and decode() for null values. In short, decode() will shortcircuit thereby making it much faster if your replacement expression in nvl() is expensive.
Brien M. Posey’s article Deploying the Windows SharePoint Services on windowsnetworking.com gives a good overview of the process of installing and deploying Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) on a Windows 2003 server.
When I think of sources for information on application architecture, I rarely think MSDN Library, but I did find the article on Designing Data Tier Components and Passing Data Through Tiers for .Net applications to be full of useful information and design considerations.