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Why I hate Microsoft programmers

By Dan8267 (277/280 = 98% civil)   2013 Jan 23, 9:00am   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (1)   1,164 views   9 comments   watch (1)   share   quote  

After waiting an hour for the single threaded task to complete in Visual Studio 2012.

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1   curious2 (69/69 = 100% civil)   2013 Jan 23, 9:16am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Also Windows usually doesn't let me copy and paste the text of error messages, so I have to re-type them in order to search online for help.

2   Tenpoundbass (129/129 = 100% civil)   2013 Jan 23, 10:25pm  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Copy text from the watcher, you can do it there.
As for not being able to copy text from Windows error dialog boxes, that's an OS API thing not the developer tools. And MS Sucks ass for it, they need fix that shit, it wasn't that way in XP.

Why not create a generic collection instead of a Dataset?
You can query the collection using Linq just as easy if not better than using a dataset,

3   zzyzzx (80/80 = 100% civil)   2013 Jan 23, 11:00pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Obligatory just use Oracle instead. you'd be amazed what the free version of it can do (Oracle XE).

4   Dan8267 (277/280 = 98% civil)   2013 Jan 24, 12:03am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

CaptainShuddup says

Why not create a generic collection instead of a Dataset?

I was just trying to crank out a quick ER diagram for documentation.

5   epitaph (1/1 = 100% civil)   2013 Jan 24, 12:22am  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

curious2 says

Also Windows usually doesn't let me copy and paste the text of error messages, so I have to re-type them in order to search online for help.

First world problems.

6   Tenpoundbass (129/129 = 100% civil)   2013 Jan 24, 4:23am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Dan8267 says

I was just trying to crank out a quick ER diagram for documentation.

You still have to comment it somewhere. Why not in your declarations, then use Sandcastle to package you up a nice nifty CHM file.

7   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   2013 Jan 24, 5:53am  ↑ like (7)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Die, Usupported UDTs, Fucking Die!

8   The Professor   2013 Jan 24, 6:34am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

MICROSOFT SUC...

...cess is due to being the strongest player in the market and owning the operating system on which programmers run their programs.

9   Dan8267 (277/280 = 98% civil)   2013 Jan 24, 7:07am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

APOCALYPSEFUCK is Shostakovich says

Die, Usupported UDTs, Fucking Die!

Pure Genius!

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