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Dennis Bottjer | MVP August 2005 Entries
DotNetNuke Book Review

Detailed book review

Posted On Friday, August 12, 2005 1:03 AM

DevDays Smart Client Web Casts

Series of four web casts on the smart client sample app, Issue Vission.

Posted On Tuesday, August 9, 2005 1:07 AM

Microsoft Project Strider

Microsoft has built a network of Windows XP Honey Pots. These XP boxes are running as Virtual Machines. The network is being used for security research.

Posted On Saturday, August 6, 2005 1:11 AM

SOA: Deciding Between Web Services and Remoting

On a recent project I had a choice between using Web Services and Remoting. I chose Web Services but I think it is interesting to understand why. First .NET Remoting is a good technology for interprocess communication when developing purely in the .NET environment. Next, .NET Remoting is very fast when serializing binary data over TCP. Remoting is also a good choice when you are operating on an internal LAN.

Posted On Wednesday, August 3, 2005 1:20 AM

RSS Feeder .NET

Open Source .NET Smart Client RSS aggregator.

Posted On Tuesday, August 2, 2005 1:29 AM

Stored Procs Vs. Dynamic SQL

There are many great topics of debate in software development. DataSets Vs. Objects, Smart Clients Vs. Web Apps, and Stored Procs Vs. Dynamic SQL. Many have argued that writing stored procedures is rigid and doesn't allow for an easy way to build detailed where clauses. Furthermore, SQL Server 2000 caches execution plans so in theory SQL Statements should be optimized if used often. Finally, .NET allows for parameterized queries helping to protect dynamic queries from SQL Interjection.

Posted On Tuesday, August 2, 2005 1:16 AM

ASP.NET Design for Performance

This weekend I decided to do a little reading and downloaded "Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability" at This is a really good guide and provides you with theory, checklists, and how to's. Anyway, one of the major themes was do not wait until an application is deployed to begin perforance tuning. Instead the authors recommend that performance tuning should be part of the desig

Posted On Monday, August 1, 2005 1:37 AM

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