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Browser Debugging: JavaScript Tools

Recently while researching some issues I realized that a number of developers don’t know about the browser tools that can make JavaScript debugging easier than ever. When I first started cutting my teeth on JavaScript, the easiest way to figure out what wasn’t working...

The Seven Principles defined in PRINCE2

While the PRINCE2 Methodology is not well recognized in the United States, it is a Project Management Methodology that is widely utilized in the United Kingdom and parts of Europe. The term PRINCE2 is actually an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments,...

jQuery EasyUI DataGrid and the Checkbox Editor

While working with the DataGrid that comes with jQuery EasyUI, you may at some point find yourself needing to perform CRUD operations on a record that includes a Boolean field.  You think to yourself “Great, I know the DataGrid comes with a Checkbox editor built...

Concatenate rows in a SQL table into a string

Occasionally you may need to join the results of a query into a single string. You need to go from this: To this: At first this may seem challenging, but it’s actually relatively simple. Example script Transact-SQL CREATE TABLE #TestData (Data int) INSERT INTO...

Use randomized data to increase a test data set

Recently I was tasked with evaluating several possible solutions for a SQL Server search engine to search a database of students. For a proof of concept, I had a small snapshot of approximately 200,000 students. I needed to expand this data to simulate a much larger...

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