May 2006 - Posts

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Windows Live OneCare is finally out... by findleyd

Nice to see that OnCare has made it out into the wild. I was on the beta for OneCare and found it to be very usable. I've used Norton AV and McAfee virus scanners in the past. I really have not liked the 3rd party antivirus apps because they eat up alot...
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Dungeon Mastering for Dummies by findleyd

Oh boy! While a friend and I were browsing for books we came across this little gem: http://www.nerdbooks.com/item.php?id=0471783307 This proves my theory that there's a "For Dummies" book on everything.
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No more codeplex for me... by findleyd

I tried the forgot my password option and codeplex sent me the email with the link to reset my password. I clicked it and went to the page that let me specify a new password. When I submitted the form it took a long time and eventually just died with...
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My first post from Word 2007 by findleyd

I just got Office 2007 Beta 2 installed and lo and behold Word can publish blog posts!
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Windows Vista Photo Gallery frustrations by findleyd

I have about 20gig of digital photos. And I'm constantly adding more pictures from my Canon Digital Rebel. I am really looking forward to the Windows Photo Gallery app in Vista. I just installed Vista beta2 and the app seems to run really well. I have...
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Good writeup on CodePlex and Team Explorer by findleyd

bsimser has a good writeup on CodePlex and Team Explorer here . It would seem that Team Explorer still works with any TFS. I'm still in shock that MS actually did this. Now I just have to get everything set up and give it a spin. bsimser says that the...
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Team Explorer available for FREE !?! by findleyd

A friend of mine (Preston Ridley) just alerted me to this blog that says Team Explorer is available for free download now. This is for use with codeplex . This is great news! Thank you MS! The pondering has already started on how this effects CALs for...
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More Ruby goodness: Web Application Testing in Ruby (WATIR) by findleyd

Yet another ruby tool I'm gonna have to spend some time with: http://wtr.rubyforge.org/ P.S. I need to take a look at IronRuby as well. With all the great work done on the 2.0 version of the CLR for dynamic languages it seems that a Ruby implementation...
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Are you using Context.RewritePath and having problems with Themes? by findleyd

Well I sure was. I was rewriting paths in a sub folder to a single template page in the root of the site. This really monkeyed up all the paths to the App_Themes folder. None of the images or css links worked anymore. Then I found that ASP.NET 2.0 added...
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My portable thumb drive toolbox as of May 2006 by findleyd

Here's a list of my current usb thumb drive build out of portable apps and tools: Locknote - for all my little secrets (passwords and such) Portable Firefox Extensions: =========== Tabsidebar Gmail notifier Copy plain text Google toolbar Tiny url creator...
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