Debugging and the Modules Window

Its very easy to forget how bloody large Visual Studio can be, whatever the incarnation. Every now and then, you'll stumble across something that just makes you think "damn, thats pretty cool", and wonder why you didn't know…

A New Place To Call Home

Better late than never, right? Its taken a while, but I've finally converted my WordPress to blog to Ghost. Ghost is an open source blogging platform, with a heavy focus on the content being created. Minimalistic (to my eyes, anyway)…

SQL Server Management Objects - An Update

So, after previous post called "Adventures with SQL Server Management Objects", I decided to take a step back and see if I could improve my code. I wasn't happy with the while(true) loop, as if the developer…

A New Style of Blogging

Over the past few years, I've tried a few types of blogging. I've tried the technical type articles, high level musings/rants, and everything in between. But lately, I've been feeling an urge to go back to my roots. So,…

Adventures with SQL Server Management Objects

Recently, I had an issue where I needed to be able to trigger a SQL Server Job from a Console Application. Now initially, I had the knee-jerk reaction of hitting the good ol' ADO.Net SQL Libraries, to invoke my…

A Man and his Coffee Plunger

Today, I'm going to tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a man, ¬†and he had a really nice coffee plunger. This man was me, and I loved that damn plunger. At least, until one fateful day…

TechEd 2013

Recently, I was luckly enough to be sent to the Gold Coast for a week long event known as Tech Ed... Holllllllllllly crap was it awesome. I feel like the words on this screen dont come close to conveying the…