SQL Server 2005: New data types

I recently had a job interview and one of the questions in the written exam that they gave me was about the new data types in SQL Server 2005.  I did get most of them.  So here are the new data types in SQL Server 2005, in case you wanted to know: XML As the …

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General: Programming Test #1

There was this test in one of the job interviews I had recently that I did not ace well.  It was a written programming test.  I have not been given a written programming test for a while so I was caught off-guard.  If this was a hands-on, I would have aced it.  Anyways, here is …

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VB 2005: Don’t use the Timer control on your Windows Service project

Just wasted my time trying to debug why the Timer control (from the Toolbox under Components) on my Windows Service project was not working at all.  Then I tried explicitly creating a Timer object from the System.Timers.Timer class and now it is working. One thing I noticed though is that when I used the Timer …

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