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Having Fun with SSIS

My new project involves getting data from 500+ remote sites into a target database; in parallel, quickly.  Thanks to some proof of concept work done by my coworker Mike “The Devastator” Hurd (I made up the nickname), I got to

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Day at the Office: Syncing Systems

I have been on a coding adventure for the last two days.  Customer has a system, which involves holdings, and then proposed trades on those holdings. However, there’s also a master system that sends a new list of holdings on

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Breaking the Recursive NotifyOfPropertyChange()

Another problem I ran into in the WPF world were controls whose side effects led to a endless loop of updates: The outer one is called an “Order”, and the inner one is called a “Trade” The problem goes like

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I seem to have gotten away from posting any coding things on this blog.   At first I thought its because I really haven’t done anything exciting; most of the work has been “figure out customer’s need, create something that solves

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Excel C# Interop

I made a mistake. I had a project in mind – to pull information from basecamp classic (todo items, with metdata embedded), massage it in Excel, and then upload it back to basecamp.    I have always used Excel (or some

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  • Yesterday I did a day of (almost) no caffeine. Molly survived. 6 days ago
  • RT @elonmusk: Adjusting The Boring Company plan: all tunnels & Hyperloop will prioritize pedestrians & cyclists over cars 1 week ago
  • This week wake-up-foo MIA. ~got up 7 = time to enjoy coffee @ homedesk then leave house. I think i wrote a thing…… 3 weeks ago
  • Today’s plan: work, run (outdoors!), meeting, zonk. Would like to get back to early wake up tomorrow. 3 weeks ago
  • Got another project done — mostly. Switched back to IOS for personal, using Android for work. 3 weeks ago