Category Archives: Computers and Internet

ADSI, IIS and Windows 7+

Time for another one of my, please-don’t-forget-this-again posts. I was running some code today that was calling the ADSI (Active Directory Service Interfaces)IIS://LocalHost/W3SVC. However I was getting access denied. After trying every admin user on this earthly realm I decided … Continue reading

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Nice quote from Apple

I don’t know if it’s true or not, but apparently this is the letter you get when working for Apple. I thought I’d keep it around as I think it’s a good attitude; There’s work and there’s your life’s work. … Continue reading

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Oath of Non Allegiance

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Windows 8 Release Preview – improvements but lacking

I’ve finally upgraded my version of Windows 8 and I wanted to see if has become a useful edition for the desktop user. First off, it’s “preddy”. There have been a couple of subtle eye candy changes that are nice, … Continue reading

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Poor mans ORM

Recently I’ve been looking at and hearing about data abstraction code that basically just calls a stored procedure and populates an objects on the way back. No identity management, just a simple mapper. I thought about using AutoMapper but as … Continue reading

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Quick tip, compress images

Today I was trying to send a Word document that had a couple of innocuous looking diagrams in it. The document was 8Mb. The images was greatly inflating the size. Examining the images I could see that Word was dynamically … Continue reading

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MVC does not find the controller

In a previous post I talked about using MVC’s controller injection to drop in DLLs that contain controller classes. It allows for a nice separation leading onto creating a composite UI. I was happily using this mechanism when it just … Continue reading

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