Author Archives: Locks Free

Cannot find module XXXX

Today, I was working on a small node project. I did an npm init . followed by adding a few dependencies to my package.json I then proceeded to run npm install and edited a simple coffee script file. When I … Continue reading

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Fiddler and failure to intercept HTTPS traffic

If for some reason (for us, it was an easy transfer between domains) you get a message from makecert that it failed to acquire a security provider form the issuer’s certificate, do the following: Open mmc Add a Certificates snap-in … Continue reading

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Rails 3.0.9 and Mongo_Mapper error when using a generator

I was trying out the mongo_mapper gem with a small app that I had. I didn’t want to re-create a new app with the option to skip active-record (too easy apparently….) so instead, I converted the app to use mongo … Continue reading

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Error whith rspec on Ubuntu 11.04

This is mostly a personal note to remember next time I run into this. After setting up my rails environment on Ubuntu 11.04 last night, I had the bad surprise of having an error every time I tried to run … Continue reading

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Firefox applies styling to script blocks…

Here is the question I asked on stackoverflow. This applies to Firefox and Chrome, but not to IE. I still do not understand under which circumstances anyone would want the script blocks to be valid targets for css rules. If … Continue reading

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Converting a solution from Visual Studio 2010 back to 2008

Today, as the expiration of the Visual Studio 2010 beta license is nearing expiration while as small partners we still haven’t received the new ISOs, I need to convert back my solution and projects to Visual Studio 2008. A quick … Continue reading

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IIS7 is failing Debug.Assert

Assert is one of the (several) best friend of every developer. Asserts are widely useful from checking pre-conditions to post-conditions and every other possible assumptions/invariants in between. When an assert condition fails, it usually indicates a serious error and is … Continue reading

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