Links for the week – 2009.10.02

SQL SERVER

Developers, use Profiler to profile yourself John Sterrett goes over how to use profiler to profile your own SSMS session.

Toys and Tools Mike Hillwig put together a list of great SQL Server tools.

The ABCs of Management Studio Shortcuts Glory be to keyboard shortcuts

DEVELOPMENT

ASP.NET MVC 2 Preview 2 New MVC hotness has been released. Yes, it’s a preview, but this contains some interesting features. Better get it while the getting is good!

STUFF & THINGS

Google Search Options Offer More Recent, Personal Results Ever get really frustrated searching for something that you saw online? Ever know that the blog you’re looking for was written a week ago? Google’s new search options will let you narrow down your search with some particularly specific criteria.

Why Good Writing Matters – And How You Can Improve Good writing is incredibly important. There’s a reason why I spent four years of my life studying writing: I knew that learning how to communicate effectively was important and that I could learn most skills (apart from rocket surgery) on the job.

29 ways to ingrain a behavior Forming habits is difficult. Especially when you’re trying to build new habits and get rid of old ones. 29 tips to help you change.

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