Tech Stuff

A project I’ve been working on recently required a search feature. After a quick look around I thought I’d give a hosted solution a try – using...
When the desired death of a browser makes it into a full-page editorial of IEEE Spectrum – you know that the issue is finally starting to gain some...
I posted my views earlier on Nikon software – and I’m now pretty sure that Nikon ViewNX is broken on Windows 7. Below is a link to the native Process...
I’ve been an IEEE and Computer Society member for a couple of years now. Trying to keep up with the IEEE publications along with my RSS Reader and...
I’m pretty sure that anyone who actually likes to ‘make stuff’ and has been a programmer at least once in their life – has got a short list of pet...
Thanks to this post at .Net Dojo, here’s a utility method for getting a safe value from an XElement, returning a default value if the element was not...
Earlier I posted about a compression filter for ASP.NET MVC that was the product of two other posts on compression and QValues. I’ve also seen a...
I’m still freak’n over how solid, fast and all-round great Windows 7 is. The first time ever an OS upgrade (without repaving the machine) actually...
UPDATE 12/07/2009 - As Shirley Boyle sang - "I dreamed a dream". The exercise below was great for learning how to use the IIS7 Url Rewrite Module -...