Jonas Stawski

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Tampa Code Camp - Code Posted

I posted the Programming Web 301 code and presentation. You can download it here. The presentations went pretty good. A lot of people showed up to both of them. I have to apologize to the people that attended my Programming Web 101 and 201 session f... [More]

Tampa Code Camp

This saturday July 14th, 2007 is the Tampa Code Camp. To tell you the truth I think this is the only Code Camp I haven't spoken at in Florida! I'm very excited about it! Join me and the rest of the people already registered in yet another free, great... [More]

Stored Procedures vs In-Line SQL

This post is in response to Frans Bouma's post, where he explains why Stored Procedures are bad. I'm not going to go over the differences of why to use Stored Procedures or why to use In-Line SQL, you can find many opinions on the topic by doing a si... [More]

MaskedTextBox: stripping the masked characters

Using the new MaskedTextbox with WinForms and .net 2.0 is awesome, but by default the text property gives you the entered text with the masked characters. It is not wise to store those characters into a DB. By setting the TextMaskFormat to ExcludePro... [More]

Elite Club

I am very happy to announce that yesterday I have been added to a very elite club: the Microsoft MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) Club. If you don't believe me check it out for yourself: MVP Profile. I will also like to congratulate a cowor... [More]

Unable to start debugging on the web server

I am running Windows Vista and when i try to debug i get "Unable to start debugging on the web server. Debugging failed because integrated Windows authentication is not enabled." I knew I was able to fix this in the past for my other Websites (I crea... [More]

2007 Tampa Code Camp

Please join me in the 2007 Tampa Code Camp on July 14th 2007. I will be presenting my good old Programming Web Series with a new addition to Programming Web 301. In this new presentation I will talk about data and the web. I will demonstrate how to s... [More]

Save documents with SQL Server and display them

So you have the need to let the user upload documents of any type to your server, but you don't know how to implement it. Some people say store them in the DB, others hate that and store the files on the file system. Which way do you go? Well, that d... [More]

NTEXT, TEXT, and IMAGE are obsolete

The ntext, text, and image datatypes of SQL Server are going away on future version of SQL Server (Last version of SQL Server at the time of writing is SQL Server 2005). They are being replaced by nvarchar(max), varchar(max), and varbinary(max). So i... [More]

Agnostic Gadgeteer

One of my old co-workers created Below is a quote from the website explaining the reason for the site. "I created this site because I was tired of hearing all the different factions talk about their own supremacy. T... [More]