Category Archives: Programming

Why we stopped using the Microsoft Sync Framework

Somebody on Stack Overflow recently asked for reasons why I wouldn’t reccommend using the¬†Microsoft Sync Framework. Below is some feedback which I sent to the Sync Framework team at Microsoft which covers this fairly well and may be useful to … Continue reading

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Training and events I’ve been to

For the last few years I’ve been trying to keep a list of all work-related training and events I’ve been to. I recently updated this and thought it might be interesting to post it here. Events are shown in chronological … Continue reading

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Filter for WinMerge

A lot of web development tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage like to create annoying files and folders throughout a build. I’m sure they’re useful to somebody, but they just get in the way when you’re doing a comparison of two … Continue reading

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ASP.NET debugging in Firefox – resources not loading

For a while I’ve had trouble with Firefox when using a local IIS 5 install to test/debug an ASP.NET application. Some of the images and other resources weren’t loading, almost as if a limit had been hit. It would also … Continue reading

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Can’t execute code from a freed script

Another good reason to hate Internet Explorer 6 and it’s hopeless error messages. If you ever get the JavaScript (or should that be JScript) error “Can’t execute code from a freed script” – try moving any meta tags in the … Continue reading

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WordPress and Gallery 2

As you may have noticed, this site now runs on WordPress and Gallery 2. I then integrated the gallery into WordPress by using the WPG2 plug-in. The next job is to do some design modifications and skinning so that it … Continue reading

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