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Steve Clements .Net and then some.... August 2006 Entries
N-tier or N-layer 2.0
Recently found some great tutorials on n-tier development with 2.0, well actually its n-layer to me. I consider n-tier development to be across different hardware platforms e.g. database server, presentation server (front end or presentation layer). N-layer development is separating your application code into layers... presentation layer, business logic layer, data access layer and data layer. Most of the time you will develop on 2-tiers as above, having a database server is quite normal ......

Posted On Thursday, August 31, 2006 11:55 AM

Simple Atlas Tab Control
I love using a nice little tab control on my web pages but I never seem to find an good solution…well a FREE (!) one anyway! There are some great tab controls out there to buy but I have never really looked at them as paying for controls is not in my vocabulary. This little control is probably no match for one of those but for a simple and FREE solution look no further! The problem I have with the current solutions I use are 1. The javascript and CSS solution using relative positioning and ......

Posted On Sunday, August 27, 2006 8:04 AM

Live Writer Test

I got the specified cast error that Azam had trying to edit a post so thought i would try a new one.

Here goes


Posted On Thursday, August 24, 2006 5:13 PM

Visual Studio 2005 Fonts Pack.
Just found this today. A fonts pack for VS 2005, changes the default font to Consolas, in my opinion much better to look at...its a pretty smooth font compared to Courier without going all the way to Arial.

Those who have used Office 2007 beta2 will recognise it.

MS Font Pack Steve

Posted On Thursday, August 24, 2006 4:37 PM

First MCP - woohoo
Just passed my first MCP exam, developing and implementing windows app in C#.

Been studying pretty hard for about 10 days so chuffed to pass with 90% especially seeing Win apps is my weaker area :) that'll come back and bite me in the ass if i fail web apps!!! ;-) which is next.

Rewarded myself with a nice MS logo on my blog and CV!!! Might even have a few beers tonight!!!

Posted On Monday, August 14, 2006 1:44 PM

Hello - My introduction
Hi there, thought I would post a little intro blog to introduce myself to anyone reading this blog. I am in England in the south west county of Somerset. The main point of my blog will be to post interesting tutorials and articles on .NET v2, always C#, lots of with a little bit of SQL slipped in. You may also find a few blogs on something interesting (to me!) that I have done in the recent past…..basically this will turn into my Brain dump, hopefully some good stuff in between one ......

Posted On Sunday, August 13, 2006 6:50 AM

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