Monthly Archives: May 2010

log4net Template for CodeRush

If you use log4net for logging in the traditional way you end up having a lot of classes with the following line: Private Shared mLog As log4net.ILog = log4net.LogManager.GetLogger(System.Reflection.MethodBase.GetCurrentMethod().DeclaringType) This is the VB version of the recommendation from the log4net … Continue reading

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Drop a SQL column default constraint that has been implicitly named

CodeMinder: to remind myself of stuff that I usually have to look up each time I do it. Notice the unnamed default in the following line: alter table test add col1 int not null default 1 This creates a default … Continue reading

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Update a SQL table’s XML value to remove nodes

CodeMinder: to remind myself of stuff that I usually have to look up each time I do it. To delete all PersonAlternativeName nodes from XmlColumn of the People table: with xmlnamespaces( ‘http://mydomain.com/person/extension/0.1’ as px) update People set XmlColumn.modify(‘delete //px:PersonAlternateName’)

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Select multiple XML nodes out of each row in a SQL table

CodeMinder: to remind myself of stuff that I usually have to look up each time I do it. If a People table has a column named XML, and the XML column may specify multiple PersonAlternativeName entities, then to get all … Continue reading

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