Web Test Authoring and Debugging Techniques

Friday, 23 December 2005

Here’s a nice overview of how you can use the Web Test features of Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers.

Row keys for an ASP.NET 2.0 GridView

Thursday, 22 December 2005

I only just discovered this today, that if you tell a GridView control via its DataKeyNames property what the key column for each row is, then you can retrieve that value later by using the DataKeys property.


Dim sectionId As Integer = _ CInt(GridView1.DataKeys(row.RowIndex).Value)

Patterns & Practices Summit

Tuesday, 20 December 2005

Just came across this summit on Architecture and Design for .NET happening in Sydney, February 21-23, 2006.

CLVY In Build

Monday, 19 December 2005

I noticed tonight that our exchange has been updated from “Planned” to “In Build”. I’ve ordered HOME-Extreme-Value so that we’ll be migrated to the Agile DSLAM and be eligible for the higher speed and quota.

Excavation progress

Friday, 16 December 2005

Excavation at the back of our houseOne of the holes for the retaining wall still half-full of waterExcavation was due to be completed today, but due to the thunderstorms we had yesterday, the powder-dry clay has turned into a sticky, muddy mess! Way too wet for the excavators to work in. Hopefully we’ll have some dry weather for the next few days and they can come back next week.

Looks like the retaining wall won’t be finished in time for Christmas.