Using Ctrl+Tab in Visual Studio lets you flip through open files, but under certain conditions it gets "stuck". Here's how to unstick it.
Visual C# 2010 Express won't let you access remote SQL servers through the database explorer. Skip the explorer and use SqlMetal.exe instead.
Your webservice functions aren't gone, just wrapped in the ServiceSoapClient proxy class. Sneaky.
In ASP.NET webforms, performing a Response.Redirect(url, true) would end the response and halt execution. Doing the same in an MVC3 ActionFilterAttribute will still redirect the client, but won't halt execution of the calling action. Not cool. Here's the solution.
While working on .NET application with a huge user forum, I needed a way to do full-text indexing and searching. My old habits would've resulted in a solution that was either slow, not portable, expensive, or had dependencies outside the application itself.
Lucene.NET to the rescue!