Connections to SQL Server files (*.mdf) require SQL Server Express 2005 to function properly. Error in Visual Studio 2008…

In VS 2008 Menu select Tools and from the Options window, select Database Tools > Data Connections.

Make sure the SQL Server Instance Name(blank for default) – is set to the instance of SQLExpress installed.

You may leave this blank if only one instance is installed

It’s All About The Tools – TV Show – Expression 3, Windows Live Writer, Mobility and more.

Be part of the TV Live studio audience (signed release waivers will be required) at the next Tampa .NET User group for the filming of Episode 4 of Russ’ Tool Shed presents “It’s All About the tools – TV Show” . You will love being part of this experience. It’s really a blast. See what tools Russ, Stan, Bill Reiss and Nikita Polyakov have up their sleeves in this episode that will make your developer life better… It could be Live Writer… it could be Expression Encoder 3… it just might be Expression Blend 3…. Or Mobility development in Visual Studio and more! You never know what you will see at the shed. You have to know the code to get into the Shed. KNOW THE CODE!

Date: 7/22

Time: 6:15pm.

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