Shawn Wildermuth

My Rants and Raves about technology, programming, everything else...

Reminder: Atlanta Geek Dinner this Thursday


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American Dad!


As a huge Family Guy fan, I am happy and sad.  I waited until after the Super Bowl and watched this show which comes from the twisted mind of Seth MacFarland.  I am happy because the show was quite good, but it was only a tease.  The show doesn't really start until May.  Sad : (

Yukon and User Defined Types (UDTs)


In response to Sahil Malik's recent post on CLR Types as UDT's in Yukon, I have to say I prefer the Typed Xml in Yukon to CLR Types. 

February Geek Dinner!


This month's geek dinner will be on February 10th.  Let's all meet 5 Season's Brewing Company at 6pm! 

Kidney Stones, et al.

To whomever designed the kidney, I have a bone to pick with you.  I've spent two of the past four nights in the Hospital dealing with kidney stones.  Nasty thing is that the pain medication that usually dulls it well enough has done nothing with these new nasty sized pearls.  Now that they know what they are made up (mostly calcium), I have to change the whole way I eat, or more appropriately, drink.  I've been told to give up all milk products, colas and tea.  I guess I have to drink water...

Well, enough of my griping. 

Enjoying Compact Framework Development


In Response to Sahil Malik's Null problem


In response to your rant about the inelegance of the CLR's null implementation:

Active XSLT and EnvDTE


Rocky Lhotka on DataSets and Web Services and why I think he's wrong...


After reading Rocky's blog about DataSets and Web Services, I am afraid that he is falling into the same trap that other's have (including the emminently qualified Tim Ewald) with respect to DataSets.  DataSets work well in Web Services but not by default.  As I mentioned in:

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I'm taking a year off of conferences to finish my film, see you in 2020!

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