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Custom Functions in VBA

I had a nostalgic kind of week this week, working with VBA to create a custom function to apply some business logic to a calculation in a spreadsheet. I got into programming through working with VBA macros, and still find … Continue reading

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Using Rhino Mocks with Windows 7

There’s a very useful article by Stephen Walther here. Some parts do need to be updated, though: Rhino Mocks downloads have moved to hibernatingrhinos.com The warning about using assemblies downloaded from the internet in Windows Vista also applies to Windows … Continue reading

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From SQL to LINQ

Since I starting to work in C# 3.0 I’ve often had occasion to make use of LINQ (Language Integrated Query) queries to work with in-memory collections. My experience with SQL makes it natural for to me to think of this … Continue reading

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Handling Transactions with SubSonic 3

I was pulling data from a web service and splitting the information across multiple tables in my database, so I wanted to rollback the entire operation if one of the saves failed. SubSonic 3 can handle transactions and I did … Continue reading

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Welcome to Jenny’s Jottings

Welcome to my software development blog.  It’s intended mainly as a reminder to me as to how I’ve solved problems, but I hope others out there might find it useful too.

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