Validating Objects and Properties with Validator

ASP.NET Dynamic Data introduced the System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations namespace in .NET 3.5 SP1.  The namespace contained a bunch of attributes for applying validation rules to objects and their properties.  With the “Alexandria” project (which morphed into .NET RIA Services plus some Silverlight/SDK/Toolkit additions), we were exposing your server-side entities up to your... [Read More]

Sorry Anthony, but Facebook says you’re a Redneck

I laughed my ass off at the Redneck email that Jeremy Miller posted today.  Here is the content of the email (a series of redneck jokes).  But the best part is what happened when I went to post this to Facebook as a Note.  Look below for a screen shot.... [Read More]

An Escrow Account for Irregular Bills

This is a non-technical post.  It’s certainly geeky though. We all have them: bills that are due on something other than a monthly schedule.  Car insurance, home owner’s insurance, life insurance, vehicle registration, Pandora One, pick your poison.  It can be difficult to work these bills into the monthly budget... [Read More]