Category Archives: Software

Dashlane Easter Egg – Konami Code reveals Conway’s Game of Life

I’ve been a Dashlane user for a while now, having found out about it through a friend and respected colleague who started working for them in the Paris office. What you may not know is that Dashlane¬†have invited a number … Continue reading

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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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The New Efficiency: The UK Technical Launch of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange Server 2010

Tuesday was the UK Technical Launch of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange Server 2010 at Wembley Stadium. The weather was pretty grim but it was good to finally walk down Olympic Way for the first time and … 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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jQuery and SWFObject

If you have any problems with jQuery and SWFObject conflicting, put the SWFObject code in the $(document).ready event handler.

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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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RealPlayer Enterprise

If you hate RealPlayer as much as I do then you might find RealPlayer Enterprise useful. It’s had most of the annoyances removed and although you have to register to download it it doesn’t try and take over your computer … Continue reading

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NVidia ForceWare Network Manager vs. SonicWall VPN Client

After a lot of trial and error I’ve finally come to the conclusion that the NVidia ForceWare Network Manager can cause problems with the SonicWall VPN Client. I can’t say for certain as there are so many other things involved … Continue reading

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