How to schedule and automate backups of SQL Server databases in SQL Server Express

This is a handy knowledge base article.

How to schedule and automate backups of SQL Server databases in SQL Server Express

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Signing PowerShell Scripts – Scott Hanselman

If you work with PowerShell scripts, this is handy.

Signing PowerShell Scripts – Scott Hanselman

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How to Select Null/None in a ComboBox/ListBox/ListView

Phil On .NET

When using a Selector control like ComboBox, ListBox, or ListView to present a non-required/optional field, you might want a special item like “(None)” to appear in the list, representing null/DBNull. This is a fairly common scenario, particularly with nullable foreign keys, but how to accommodate this requirement in the view may not be straightforward when you’re data-binding the ItemsSource, which is typically the case.

Although you could add a special object representing null (which we’ll call the “None” item) to the source collection itself, for practical and philosophical reasons you probably don’t want to modify the collection just to accommodate a particular presentation of it. Of course, if your collection consists of individual data wrappers or view models, adding the None object to the collection may not be an issue. Regardless, we’ll proceed with the assumption that you don’t want to modify the source collection.

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awsomedevsigner: Expression Blend Changes – Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 RTM

I’ve been wondering when Blend was coming for Visual Studio.

awsomedevsigner: Expression Blend Changes – Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 RTM

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Temporary Tables – SQLTeam.com

Handy article on how to use CREATE TABLE, INSERT and SELECT in SQL to populate a temporary table.

Temporary Tables – SQLTeam.com

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What is Microsoft BI?

Useful description of what Microsoft BI is.  At least around the SQL Server 2008 R2 time frame.

What is Microsoft BI?

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Doctor Who mentioned on The Big Bang Theory

Link here.

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