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Basics of Statistics in SQL Server 2005 – Developer.com

URL:  http://www.developer.com/db/article.php/3622881/Basics-… I had a table that was too large to get a count of. I tried Select Count(*) from {Table} but the query didn’t want to come back very quickly. Another way to get the size is to get … Continue reading

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Java Update – Y U NO understand that I hate toolbars?

Java Update, seriously? You want to install Yahoo! toolbar by default? That’s evil and I hate you for it. I’d be OK if I had to click to opt-in. Amplify’d from cheezburger.com See more at cheezburger.com   See this Amp … Continue reading

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I want you all to feel empowered on this project

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Reseed the identity on a SQL Server table

I’d rather just take the identity off the table I had to use this on, but this is an excellent solution if you over incremented the identity and need to bring it back. Amplify’d from msdn.microsoft.com The following example forces … Continue reading

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Enable IIS to serve .woff and .svg files

I needed this functionality, too. Here’s how to do it. Amplify’d from sebduggan.com By default, the MIME types in IIS 6 are configured to deliver EOT (as used by IE) and TTF files. But WOFF (Firefox) and SVG (iPhone, iPad … Continue reading

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Stop WordPress from outputting the canonical link tag

I had a page whose content varied depending on the query string parameters you gave it, so I definitely needed to remove the canonical tag. Amplify’d from pixelpunk.co.uk You can do this quite simply by adding the following to your … Continue reading

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Turn on WP_DEBUG to have WordPress kick out error messages

I’m troubleshooting a White Screen of Death (WSOD) problem in my project’s plug-in right now, so this is especially relevant. Amplify’d from codex.wordpress.org Eliminate PHP errors in your plugin. Add define(‘WP_DEBUG’, true); to your wp-config.php file, try all of your … Continue reading

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By default, get_posts only returns posts of type ‘post’

The WordPress project I work on uses a custom post type of ‘Product’ because we use WordPress as an ecommerce solution. I was trying to get a list of those products, but get_posts refused to display them. After consulting the … Continue reading

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Keep the feedback loop velocity high

After working at large companies for so long, it’s refreshing to be able to take ideas directly to the CEO. It’s important to remember that he’s still the CEO, though, so ideas need to be thought out. Amplify’d from lyndit.com … Continue reading

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Firefox Plugins I Use

Firebug Best. Web. Development. Tool. Ever. Just install it. Firecookie This add on to Firebug allows you to view, manipulate, and delete cookies. This really should just be in Firebug, anyway. Screen Capture Elite Very nice screen shot tool. It … Continue reading

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