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Server Side Javascript (node.exe)

Number of Views : 6527There is a great post from Scott Hanselman regarding  node iis. It is the implementation of node on iis.  Node is basically a serverside javascript.   It is very interesting to me how this could be used.  I wonder if the performance of this would allow …

Windows Phone 7 (wp7) Map task

Number of Views : 4948I’m in the middle of writing a Windows Phone 7 application.  It is part experiment and part project that I’ve wanted to do for a while.   In doing the development I have found a few difficult things in developing for WP7. The application I’m writing requires the use …

Deploying MVC 3 Razor – Bin issues

Number of Views : 4660The current application I’m working on requires me to publish an MVC 3 Razor web application.  I’m using sFTP as the protocol to my hosting provider.  After the first publish I was unable to run the application.   It kept throwing errors that I was missing assemblies. …

MVC 3 Razor

Number of Views : 5587I am really starting to like MVC 3 razor.   I’m continually reminded of old school ASP coding.  Even some situations where you wrote in <br> <hr> and other html tags into your business layer. In the current application I’m working on I’m calling a system …

Win Phone 7 – datacontractserializer

Number of Views : 3025I’m in the middle of writing a Windows Phone 7 application.  In the JSON call and collection I’m using.  I wanted to use a datacontract.  For a bit I could not get my class to recognize [DataContract] and [DataMember] .  I even had a direct reference in the …

MVC – Mini Profiler

Number of Views : 3187I’ve been really happy with the nuget platform for adding packages to VisualStudio.  If you have not yet tried nuget head on over to nuget.org.  One of the more recent packages I’ve been using is the mini-profiler. It is a little plug-in (can’t think of another …

SMTP windows 7 developer

Number of Views : 4053Vista and Windows 7 did not come with an SMTP server installed.   They removed this feature after smtp was found to be somewhat vulnerable on XP, and running on way too many developer PC’s.   I’ve been using papercut as a local smtp server when I …

32bit or 64bit compiled application

Number of Views : 4004How do you tell if an app has been compiled in 32bit, 64bit or any cpu.  There is a great little tools called corflags.  Corflags is built into visual studio.  You can open a visual studio command prompt to run this tools.  I created a vs2010 …

Command Line tips

Number of Views : 3618I find myself in a command prompt in windows a lot.  I enjoy using it.  From simple items like getting an ip address or copying files (robocopy)  I use it a lot.   More recently I have been in powershell a lot more.  Powershell uses most …

iPad and Microsoft

Number of Views : 4240I am currently at microsoft techEd in Atlanta. Microsoft has some great things going on. Any time you put 10000 geeks together you see a lot of tech. The main take away I found was that the iPad has won. I see as many iPads as …

Backup Gmail with Thunderbird

Number of Views : 5750In light of the recent events where Gmail lost some users mail. I thought it is appropriate that I post the method I use to back mail. Not only is this method useful for gmail but also google apps or any other mail system that can …

Free Icon set for Developers

Number of Views : 4390I am frequently creating Visio diagrams to use for software development or web applications.  I typically use the built in elements and icons.  Recently I have found it difficult to find some items that I would like to have in my designs.    The great team …

QR Code Generator – 2d barcode

Number of Views : 5317I’ve been doing some research on QR codes (the funny looking squares you see in magazines and Sunday advertisements). QR codes are “Quick Reference” barcodes that can contain a lot of information. They started to become popular in Japan and have recently been showing up more …