Project References vs. Assembly References

In our current applications we are using Assembly References so that you can load up a project without needing to load up every project it references, and all the ones that they reference and on and on.

However MS suggests that you use Project References whenever possible, so I think when we cut over to TFS we will be switching to project references.

SqlDependency

I am at a Developer event at Microsoft right now, and the presenter just talked about some a way to setup a dependency on some data from sql server.

He didn’t go over it much, but it is something I should look into a bit more.

I would guess it needs to poll the DB or something, will be interesting to see how it works.

The Geico / Google Joke

A while back there was a lawsuit filed by Geico against Google.

They were angry that when people typed in Geico into Google, ads for car insurance would show up on the right under the google adwords program.

I thought this was funny, so I quickly placed an ad for the keyword “Geico,” and some guys from this website http://truckandbarter.com/mt/archives/2004/12/geico_sues_goog.html immortalized my joke with the following screen capture: