... until the collector arrives ...

This "blog" is really just a scratchpad of mine. There is not much of general interest here. Most of the content is scribbled down "live" as I discover things I want to remember. I rarely go back to correct mistakes in older entries. You have been warned :)


Universal Data Link Files

A quick to construct OLE DB or ODBC connection strings on Windows is through Universal Data Link or .UDL files.  Create an empty file with a .UDL extension.  Then open it, which will bring up a nice UI for configuring the data source.  When finished, the file will contain the appropriate connection parameters.

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