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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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Windows Live Messenger Beta Released

Microsoft has released the Windows Live Messenger Beta. Some of the new features include new voice and video capabilities, sharing folders, live contact information, and offline messaging. Also, some new phones are Windows Live enabled including a phone by Uniden. Microsoft has worked with Verizon to offer a low cost phone plan of 1.9 cents per minute.

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.NET Valley Meeting Building and Room Announced

Next week’s .NET Valley meeting will be in the Moffat building in computer lab 102 at Johnson College in Scranton, PA. For more information about the event, please visit DotNetValley.com.

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XML Specification Issue

Monday we had an issue with one of our data providers. Our application continually timed out and we couldn’t figure out why. It turns out that they updated the XML spec for the data and never notified us. Because of their unique data structure we had to …

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Job Posting: Position in the Philadelphia Area

Quite frequently I receive emails from companies about job postings. Besides passing these on to our user group, I’ll post these on my blog. Here is one for the Philadelphia Area: Are you looking for a stable, growing company with a record of longevity? …

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Philly.NET Presentation Went Great!

Last night I was in Malvern to present on Membership and Personalization in ASP.NET 2.0. It was amazing to see that a room full of ASP.NET developers had very little experience with this. Many of the presentations at conferences and user groups are about …

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.NET Valley Meeting - May 24th (Johnson College, Scranton PA)

The next .NET Valley meeting will be held on Wednesday May 24th at Johnson College, Scranton PA. A map of the campus can be found here. The building and room will be announced in the upcoming days on the website, DotNetValley.com. The event will begin …

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eCommerce with .NET

I just saw a post come across from Ken Cox on his blog regarding a real eCommerce article. Its definitely something to check out…

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eWeek Spoils Announcement of CodePlex

CodePlex has been announced on eWeek by Mary Jo Foley. CodePlex is considered by many to be the replacement for GotDotNet’s code repository. CodePlex is a hosted version of Team Server. The long term plans is to have this integrated with Visual Studio…

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First Peak of Expression Web Designer at Philly.net

During my presentation tomorrow at Philly.net, I plan on providing a demo of the Microsoft Expression Web Designer. The event begins at 5:30pm with my presentation starting around 7:00pm. I will begin with my talk, “Understanding Membership and Profiles…

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Theme Support in Web.config

Another thing Scott Guthrie pointed out to me is that in order to get the Theme and the stylesheet to work across the site in design mode, I must set both the theme and syleSheetTheme properties in the web.config file. Otherwise, it will not render in the designer. Again, another thing I just realized. I must have been setting this on each page in previous projects or ignored the designer and assumed that it wasn’t supported.

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