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Wanna bind an enum to a combo box?

Quite frequently in Web and Windows apps, I’ve found it necessary to display data values contained in an Enum type typically inside of a list or combobox type control.

via Using Enums in List Controls – Rick Strahl’s Web Log.

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I spent an embarrassingly long period of time trouble-shooting my Sql Server install only to find the problem was the Windows Firewall.

Firewall systems help prevent unauthorized access to computer resources. If a firewall is turned on but not correctly configured, attempts to connect to SQL Server might be blocked.

To access an instance of the SQL Server through a firewall, you must configure the firewall on the computer that is running SQL Server to allow access. The firewall is a component of Microsoft Windows. You can also install a firewall from another company. This topic discusses how to configure the Windows firewall, but the basic principles apply to other firewall programs.

via Configuring the Windows Firewall to Allow SQL Server Access.

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Fantastic tool for comparing directories and then files. For example, when you’ve got multiple copies of a project and you’re not sure which is newest or what the differences between the versions are. Also has configurable and built-in filters to only compare the files you want. (ie ignore the bin folder that Visual Studio generates)

WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

via WinMerge.

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