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Generate classes from XSD, now integrated with a guidance package!

eXtensible mind, July 22, 2005
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Generating classes from XSDs, and being able to customize the process has been a favorite topic of mine for a while. Now there's a Guidance Package that Matias wrote for that very purpose, using the a...

Visual Studio 2005 Custom XSD for Intellisense

MrDaves (David Yack) Blog!, January 3, 2006
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One of the cool features of VS 2005 is how easy it is to add your own XML schemas so that you can get intellisense.  Recently we started building one for our report generator that has a pretty c...

Generate C# attributes for XMLSerialization based on XSD schema

Marc's Musings, February 14, 2006
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This cool tool will take an XSD schema and generate C# or VB.Net classes with the appropriate attributes such that doing an XML serialization of the class will result in valid XML per the schema. X...

Inheritance and the Entity Framework

K. Scott Allen, December 18, 2007
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Here is an excerpt of the schema for the top level of OdeToCode: The Community_ContentPages table carries all of the data needed by every type of content like moderation flags, published date, and ...

Entity Framework Supported Mapping Scenarios White Paper

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., August 17, 2008
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From Microsoft Entity Framework Supported Mapping Scenarios Writer: Asad Khan Published: July 2008 Applies To: Entity Framework Summary: This white paper enumerates the supported mapping sc...

Validating XML Files Against XSD Schemas in .NET 1.x and 2.0 - The #1 ASP.NET Community, August 14, 2006
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Validating XML files is a common task in software development for developers. There are three ways to validate XML files: XSD Schema, DTD and Relax NG. In .NET XSD Schema is the preferred way to valid...

XSDObjectGen ++ ?

All About Interop, October 10, 2006
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If you model your data types in XSD, then maybe you have used xsd.exe, in the .NET Framework SDK.  It can generate a .NET class from an XSD, and so can be really useful in the general domain of "...

SQL SERVER - 2005 - List All The Constraint of Database - Find Primary Key and Foreign Key Constraint in Database

Journey to SQL Authority with Pinal Dave, September 16, 2007
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Following script are very useful to know all the constraint in the database. I use this many times to check the foreign key and primary key constraint in database. This is simple but useful script fro...

Basic Contract-First WebServices With XSDObjectGen New Articles, June 1, 2006
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Sample illustration of XSDObjectGen technique for developing WebService object classes....

How is the mapping from xsd to DataSet done

monogatari, April 16, 2004
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I am trying to rewrite DataSet.ReadXmlSchema(). There had been great prior art named XmlSchemaMapper by Ville Palo, but since at the time he wrote up that class, there was no complete XML Schema stac...

BizTalk messages based on .NET types instead of Xsd schemas

David Hurtados Integration Traces, June 1, 2005
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Abstract: You can create a BizTalk message from a custom .NET class, instead of using an Xsd schema. This practice has some pros and cons. Lets see Usually, the most common process is to start cr...

Publish Your Database as Silverlight in 15 Minutes

The Code Project Latest Articles, March 27, 2009
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Guide to creating very cool Silverlight application from any database schema in 15 minutes...

BizTalk Mapping Design Template

Stephen Kaufman's WebLog, December 10, 2007
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I visit a lot of customers and I hear many of the same questions.  One of the most common at the beginning of a project is how do I document and design the transformations.   I have created ...

Flatten your WSDL with this Custom ServiceHost for WCF

All About Interop, September 23, 2008
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Yesterday I mentioned using a custom service host to flatten the WSDL that is generated by a WCF service.  This is something Christian showed us all how to do a long while ago, to improve interop...

Keep your BizTalk Schema's Static, otherwise ... BizBalk

Jan Tielens Bloggings [MVP], May 17, 2006
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[Via Mike Diehl] Hehehe, I like this one! But it's also very true: think about your schema's, get people involved and get them to think about the schema's as well. This will save a lot of time (trust ...

Flat File Schema and Early Termination

Integration through Biztalk, August 29, 2006
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For those who have worked with Flat File Schemas, must have used or at least heard the property called "Early Termination". This Property is exposed with Biztalk SP2 but otherwise it can only be edi...

Announcing CTP1 of the XML Schema Designer

XmlTeams WebLog, August 27, 2007
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XML Tools team has released the first CTP of the XML Schema Designer - a graphical tool for working with XML Schemas.  You can download it from Microsoft Downloads site. This CTP introduces ...

XSD.EXE and included schemas?

Rick Strahls WebLog, January 27, 2007
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Heres a basic question that I cant seem to figure out: I need to import a schema (specifically OFX schema) into .NET and Im trying to do this with XSD. The schema files are broken up into linked schem...

Powerful DAL Code Generation For .NET - SchemaCoder v1.6

ASP.NET Announcements, November 8, 2008
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      Powerful Data Access Layer Code Generation For .NET There are few areas of software development more tedious and error prone than writing data access layer code. There are al...

OFX Data parsing in .NET

Rick Strahls WebLog, February 1, 2007
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Im working on a project that needs to import a score of financial information using the OFX protocol which are used by Quicken and Money. When I started out on this I was glad to see that these protoo...

WSDL Imports without WSDL.exe

Rick Strahls WebLog, February 12, 2009
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A couple of weeks back I have been working on a Web Service client tool for COM clients. With the SOAP Toolkit DOA one of the things that old (for me most FoxPro apps of clients) apps need to do is ac...

To Trust, or Not to Trust?

XmlTeams WebLog, April 2, 2007
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Validation of an XML document against an Xml Schema guarantees that the structure and content of the xml conforms to the types defined in the schema. Does this mean that we automatically elevate the t...

Using Search Folders in Outlook 2007 for GTD

simon.says, March 11, 2009
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One of my favorite features of Outlook 2007 is Search Folders.  A Search Folder is a dynamic folder, automatically populated based on a query.  For example, a Search Folder can be used to sh...

Promoted properties on imported schemas

Stephen Kaufman's WebLog, November 11, 2004
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When using imported schemas that have promoted properties, those promoted properties do not get carried over to the importing schema.  If you want to use those items you will need to re-promote t...

The Exceptional DBA - A Developer's Perspective

Simple Talk, June 22, 2009
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What makes an exceptional DBA? It depends on who you ask. Do developers see DBAs as merely providing a service in supporting a database whose schema is provided by the developers? It would be great t...

Accessing Infopath fields, a simpler way.

Sahil Malik -, December 1, 2007
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What is the conventional way you'd access fields in an infopath form in VSTA code? XPathNavigator myNavigator =     this.MainDataSource.CreateNavigator().SelectSingleNode( ...

Service Modeling Language based on XML Schema and Schematron

Signs on the Sand, August 7, 2006
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Microsoft, BEA, IBM, Cisco, Intel , HP etc mix XML Schema, Schematron and XPointer to create a draft of the Service Modeling Language (SML) used to model complex IT services and systems, including the...

XML Schema Facets

XmlTeams WebLog, May 31, 2007
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I have received a number of requests over a period of time asking how to get all the facets defined on simple types or complex types with simple content in an XML Schema. I recently wrote a ...

Troubleshooting BlogML - Schema

Keyvan Nayyeri, September 15, 2007
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In the first post of my series about BlogML troubleshooting I gave an introduction to BlogML troubleshooting in general.  In this post I want to talk about issues related to BlogML schema and spe...

MSchema and Decorator Tables

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, November 11, 2008
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The one where Shawn Wildermuth explores the MSchema syntax that looks like inheritance but isn't (since inheritance has no meaning in a structurally type language)....


SQL Server 2005 Distilled, November 20, 2005
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SCHEMA_ID can be used to find out the schema id associated with a schema name, while the SCHEMA_NAME function returns the schema name associated with the specified schema id. If no parameter is passed...

Contract First and XSDObjectGen

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, July 5, 2005
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I have been a fan of the concept of ""Contract First"" development, particularly where XML - based messages can encapsulate the data. This works not only for webservices, but for most any type of...

XSD, RELAX NG and Why We Didn't Ship System.Xml.IXmlType

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life, November 30, 2004
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Tim Bray has a post entitled More Relaxwhere he writes I often caution people against relying too heavily on schema validation. After all, I say, there is lots of obvious...

More Oslo Reactions: What Oslo is and is not

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, November 11, 2008
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Lars Corneliussen (not the wonderful Lars that did a cameo at the Repository & Schemas PDC talk about 8 minutes in) did a nice overview of Oslo. It's amazing to me how well the vision and details ...

Why should I rebuild a table after dropping or adding a column?

Simple Talk, February 19, 2009
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The amount of space used by table rows can be important, and there are good articles on the web that show ways to estimate the amount of space that a table row uses. However, the actual space used by ...


The Code Project Latest Articles, November 12, 2007
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SQL SERVER - 2005 - Transferring Ownership of a Schema to a User

Journey to SQL Authority with Pinal Dave, April 5, 2008
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One of the blog reader asked me how transfer of ownership of schema to another users. Follow the simple script and you will be able to transfer ownership of schema to another user.ALTER AUTHORIZATION ...

Part 3 of Dana's End-to-End "Oslo" Series: Quadrant

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, July 7, 2009
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In part 1 and part 2 of his series, Dana Kaufman, a Program Manager on the "Oslo" team, used "M" to model the schema for employee information and to create a domain-specific language (DSL) for cre...

New Feature: Artificial Fields

the telerik blogs, July 7, 2009
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Artificial fields, what are they good for? OpenAccess requires a persistent class model to work. This means that data not represented by a field in a persistent class cannot be stored or retrieved...

XML Schema Designer - Content Model View

XmlTeams WebLog, February 16, 2009
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The new XML Schema Designer (see this previous blog post for a d/l location to the CTP) offers four views over XML Schema Sets: XML Schema Explorer, Graph View, Content Model View, and Start View.&nbs...

XmlSchemaSet Thread Safety

XmlTeams WebLog, April 27, 2009
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Here's a good word of warning: even if an object "feels" read-only because you're not calling code to modify it, if it's not documented as safe for use from multiple threads, then you shouldn't risk...

Versioning Databases Views, Stored Procedures, and the Like

K. Scott Allen, February 3, 2008
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What started as a short brain dump is tuning in to a longer series of posts thanks to all the feedback and questions. In this post, I want to explain some of my thoughts on controlling objects like da...

How do I work around "Empty choice is unsatisfiable if minOccurs not equal to 0. An error occured at file://[some path to XSD]"

Gilles WebLog, September 24, 2004
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You might have received this error message if you followed these steps: Install BizTalk 2004 on a clean machine with Visual Studio .NET 2003, Start Visual Studio and Create a new C# project (Windows ...

Three Rules for Database Work

K. Scott Allen, January 31, 2008
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Some developers love working with relational databases, and other developers can't stand to touch them. Either way - if your application uses a database, you have to treat the database with some respe...

SCF intellisense

The Moth, October 31, 2007
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It has been a while since I blogged anything about SideShow but it occurred to me recently that when I was throwing together the SCF XML for my SideShow screencast, I never used the schema to get inte...

LINQ to XSD Alpha 0.2

XmlTeams WebLog, February 21, 2008
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Im happy to announce that today we are re-releasing the LINQ to XSD Preview Alpha 0.2 for Visual Studio 2008. The previous preview release of LINQ to XSD targeted Beta 1 of Visual Studio 2008 but did ...

New XSD Functionality in Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta 1

XmlTeams WebLog, May 12, 2008
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We’re thrilled to announce that today the new XML Schema Explorer is included in the Orcas SP1 Beta release for Visual Studio 2008. We previously released a CTP showcasing a subset of the XML Sc...

Frustrated with the Limitations of XSD for XML Document Validation Try Schematron!!!

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life, September 20, 2004
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My article Improving XML Document Validation with Schematron is finally up on MSDN. It provides a brief introduction to Schematron, shows how to embed Schematron assertions in a W3C...

Versioning Databases Branching and Merging

K. Scott Allen, February 4, 2008
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Previous entries: Three rules for Database Work The Baseline Change Scripts Views, Stored Procedures and the Like If you are not familiar with branching and merging, I'd suggest Eric Sink's ex...

RailsConf Europe Notes: JRuby

XML-BLOG, September 15, 2006
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Why Go to Sun? Work on JRuby full time Opportunity to make real progress Sun folks get it, want Ruby to succeed Java people need Ruby What is JRuby 100% Java implementation of Ruby, Ruby on JVM ...