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Native Boot A VHD, from not working to working

To remedy this issue with my VM performance in my previous post.  My coworker suggested i take a look at scott hanselmans blog at the Booting from a VHD post. This was a great post and I never had any idea that this … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 64bit VM on 32bit Windows 7 Host, Azure Testing

I’ve been doing a lot of work with azure lately. Its been fun but annoying at the same time. The fun part is putting the apps in the cloud and watching the magic happen. The annoying part is when developing on a … Continue reading

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Small annoyances with IE on windows server 2008 R2

So today i had to setup a VM to do some azure testing. Well this is all simple until IE’s enhanced security come into play. I logged into my MSDN account to download visual studio to the machine and the … Continue reading

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A little off topic. Roku SkitterTV

So I have a Roku player (Its great by the way), and there is this new app SkitterTV. Well….. Skittertv is only available in certain areas. The thing is no where on the site do they tell you where, but they give you a … Continue reading

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.net WriteXmlSchema ReadXmlSchema Stream Root Element Missing

So today i decided i needed to clone the schema of a dataset and then put it in an empty dataset. Once this was done i could selectively move rows to the new dataset. The first thing i did was to … Continue reading

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Parallel For and Foreach

Ive finally used the greatness known as the parallel.for and parallel.foreach. I just dont understand how I’ve lived so long without this greatness that has been bestowed upon us in the world known as .net. A parallel loop allows you to run … Continue reading

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Blurb of the Day: Datatable/Dataview search. Find vs Rowfilter vs Select vs Linq

So at my job i needed to update some code. The way we accessed the old code had to change since i changed some of the underlying specs of the data that i was using. In this change i decided … Continue reading

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Blurb of the day

So i’ve been working with azure lately and what happens…………..wait for it………….wait for it…. wait for it……….. it goes down for the entire day while i’m in the middle of testing. Considering we are building a product on top of … Continue reading

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Easy PHP Expiring Links

Lets say you have a download you want someone to use and you only want them to have access for x days. What do you to? Create an expiring link. I looked for code for this but everyone wanted to … Continue reading

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Creating Windows Services

Creating a windows service in .net turns out to be a really simple thing. Instead of me doing a write up on it i will give you a like to a walkthrough on msdn and you can check it out. … Continue reading

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