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Richard Barrett
Richard Barrett is the manager and director of Web of Ideas, a website and internet development company. He is also the technical architect and lead developer on the Shop Banana e-commerce and content-management system.
This is his blog.
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What Is Linq?  Well, it stands for Language INtegrated Query, and in simple terms its SQL for code. It...
Added 04 May 2012, 13:56     updated 24 Jun 2017, 10:11
I recently had a task to ensure that two databases were identical.A database was backed up and written to a portable disk in one country,...
Added 13 Jan 2011, 09:40     updated 10 Sep 2017, 17:13
When using a windows remote-desktop session, the Control Alt Delete keyboard combination doesn't necessarily do what you expect. It will...
Added 29 Dec 2010, 13:37     updated 11 Sep 2017, 14:36
Another short but sweet one:This is pretty obvious, but I wasn't thinking straight this morning and it took a while.To do the...
Added 13 Dec 2010, 09:56     updated 11 Feb 2017, 00:31
Thought I'd share something that I learned today about C#.Been using it nearly 10 years, and didn't know about the ??...
Added 10 Dec 2010, 15:28     updated 13 Nov 2016, 10:57
This blog details how you can successfully use MS Access as the data store for your website.In this blog, I explore the issues...
Added 10 Dec 2010, 11:20     updated 11 Sep 2017, 12:23
Always have to look this up so though it worthy of a blog post. An identity column has an automatically generated value that increments for each...
Added 06 Dec 2010, 09:31     updated 10 Sep 2017, 17:14