Open-source Silverlight Charts!

March 28, 2008 at 10:32 am (Free, Silverlight)

The guys at Visifire have made available some really nice Silverlight 2.0 charts. These charts render beautifully with animation.

 

Best of all it’s open-sourced!

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Online CSS Reference

February 5, 2008 at 12:45 am (CSS, Free)

CSS can be a very tricky and complicated subject. Using it for layout sometimes can get hairy and quite frankly you can often get lost with so many style classes.

Here is a great link to an online CSS reference that explains the ins and outs of CSS

http://reference.sitepoint.com/css

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January 2008 release of SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer

January 21, 2008 at 11:38 pm (Free, Microsoft, SQL, Utilities)

Microsoft has released a new version of the SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer tool. The tool is from a Database Administrator’s (DBA) perspective and not from an architect nor developer’s perspective.

Check it out here:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=da0531e4-e94c-4991-82fa-f0e3fbd05e63&displaylang=en

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A Free Diff and Merge Utility

January 15, 2008 at 5:17 pm (Free, Utilities)

Sourcegear is offering DiffMerge for free! Kudo’s for also making it cross-platform.

The product offers diff, merge, and folder diff.

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Free File Manager

January 10, 2008 at 6:11 pm (Free, Utilities)

I’ve been using FreeCommander for a while now. It’s a nice file manager that is lightwieght and fast. It also supports two windows side-by-side and multiple tabs in each window. Pretty cool.

I highly recommend it.

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Free Database Compare

January 10, 2008 at 6:08 pm (Free, SQL, Utilities)

I recently came across an interesting looking program by StarInix called Free Database Compare 2.0. The great thing is that is support Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL.

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