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Aaron Feng Agile Software Development (XP), Test Driven Development, .NET, etc..... January 2007 Entries
Script Schema and Data with Database Publishing Wizard
It always annoyed me that there is no way to output schema to a file from SQL 2005 Management Studio. It has the the basic functionality to script out simple objects like table, or database (just the creation of the database itself, nothing in it), but you have to do one object at a time. On top of that, there is no way to output the data into a script either. Sure, you can do a backup and restore your database, but this solution is just silly if you have to do it a few times each day. I just want ......

Posted On Thursday, January 18, 2007 7:38 PM

Enterprise Application with Ruby on Rails?
There has been a lot of “buzz” around Ruby on Rails for a while now. I have been following it since it hit the street. I have to admit I have not done much with Rails except for reading and dreaming about it, but I hope to work with it someday. However, in the back of my mind, I always wondered if I could build a real world application using this framework. Now a day, everyone is building so called “Enterprise” (What is enterprise anyways?) applications. If I use Rails, can ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 17, 2007 9:51 PM

Upgrading Strategy Using WiX
As described in the WiX (Windows Installer XML) tutorial, upgrades can be categorized into three following categories: Small Updates: Very small changes to existing files. Version number stays the same. Minor Ugrades: Small changes, but no new files are added or removed. Change the the version number (most likely, change the minor or the build). Major Ugrades: New files are added or removed. Definitely change the version number (major, minor or build). In my opinion, the first two options are not ......

Posted On Sunday, January 14, 2007 10:09 PM

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