Jason N. Gaylord
from Northeast PA
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Hello, I'm  jasongaylord Jason

I live with my family in the rolling hills of Northeastern Pennsylvania. I'm a web developer by trade, but have broad experience in various business areas. Want to know more about me?

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Google Desktop - One Cool Tool!

Has anyone tried out the new Google Desktop tool yet? It’s a great tool to setup indexing on your PC. I’m waiting to see if someone finds a use for it on a larger scale such as using this for indexing on a server. If you don’t know what it is yet, visit http://desktop.google.com/.

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.NET Valley Meeting - October 2004

The next .NET Valley meeting will be on October 27th from 6pm until 9pm at Luzerne County Community College. This meeting will feature the very first open forum at .NET Valley. For more information, please visit [http://www.dotnetvalley.com/Events/227.aspx].

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Windows XP SP2 and Outlook

This week I had experienced an issue with Outlook. My Outlook is setup to talk with my Exchange server. However, when I setup a new PC with Windows XP SP2 and installed Office 2003, Outlook was slow to respond. It seemed as though there was a refresh issue. After reviewing all Outlook settings, I realized I should start looking within Windows XP. Luckily, I remembered that XP SP2 installs the Windows XP “Firewall”. By turning it off, I resolved the issue.

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2004 WebAwards Announced

The 2004 WebAwards have been announced and posted on the WebAward.org website. As a judge each year, it’s interesting to see how some websites that you don’t visit change from year to year.

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Setting A Parent Form Property From MDI Child

I needed a way to access the menu on my MdiParent form. However, the menu is built dynamically, and using the MdiParent.Menu.Items collection just won’t work. So, I created a Public Property in my main form like such:

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.NET Valley Online Store

I have created a small online store for the .NET Valley User Group.

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Visual Studio 2005 Betas

For those of you who have not yet heard, the Visual Studio 2005 betas are available for download at http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/get/default.aspx. All of the downloads found are Beta 1 products and do not include a go-live license. This means that they are approved for use in test environments only.

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SQL Injection Attacks

Paul Litwin has posted some good points to help prevent SQL Injection attacks. View his article at http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/09/SQLInjection/default.aspx.

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SQL Server Articles

I received an e-mail today with a SQL Server article repository on the FTPOnline website. I figured it would be useful to someone, so here it is:


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Today I attended the MSDN Security Briefing in Bethlehem, PA (near Allentown). G. Andrew Duthie was the presenter. I must say, he did a fine job presenting the security topics at hand. Andrew covered some great security topics such as DPAPI, aspnet_setreg, Code Attacks, Environment Security, and more!!!

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