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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Cascading Deletes in SQL Server

I came across this stored procedure that will cascade deletes in SQL Server so I thought I'd share it. It's pretty neat but requires you to declare your foreign keys (who doesn't right). He he, I don't (yet) but this might be a good reason to start.

Sunday, May 27, 2007

Ron Paul's Speech to Congress 5/22

I think Ron's got it! What the f* is wrong with the rest of the politicians?

Send Large Files from Outlook

For those folks that need to send large files but are restricted by your mail carrier to 10 or 20mb, there is a cool plugin for Outlook that allows you to send large files: YouSendIt Plug-in for Microsoft Outlook

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Funny Quote Curtosy of Andy

I surprised my co-worker Andy today by touching him with a cold can of Coke. I was expecting him to jump or something but he did nothing of that sort. His explanation: "I'm married, I'm used to cold things next to me". Pretty funny.

My Yamaha FZ1

I'm finally getting around of posting some pictures of my bike on Flickr. The address is http://www.flickr.com/photos/boyank/tags/yamahafz1/



Below is a neat slideshow created with the new FlickrSlidr





Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Integrating .NET and ColdFusion

Good article about integrating .NET and ColdFusion:



.NET Feature — ColdFusion/.NET Integration

— As both a .NET programmer and ColdFusion developer, I always wondered how I could leverage the world of .NET in ColdFusion. Both platforms come with powerful features and using them together might be a wonderful friendship, if one could only make them cooperate. There are two worlds out there and none of them is an island.

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Installing Ubuntu on an Older PC - Grub Error 17/18

I was trying to install Ubuntu on the wife's PC and I must have done it about 20 times before I got it to boot. At first I was getting "Error 17" from Grub, then after a bit of tweaking I started getting the so much better "Error 18". Wtf? Shouldn't installers be able to take care of this automatically? Apparently the issue was using an older BIOS with a newer HD and the BIOS cylinder limit (funny things since this same PC worked fine with Windows XP). So anyway, I finally found the work around to be:



1. Use the manual partition process in the Ubuntu installer

2. Create a 32mb partition at the begging of the disk

3. Set that 32mb partition to be mounted as /boot

4. Create a second partition after that to hold your Ubuntu install and a third partition for your swap

Friday, May 04, 2007

Weird Al in Concert

I saw Weird Al last night in a concert at a local casino. The guy is a genius! This is the second time I have seen him but it was worth every penny. I would go see him again. Yeah, I know...I'm a geek.
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