Category Archives: Web

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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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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IIS and UrlScan – denying request

Today I was developing a little Silverlight client app and everything was working fine in Visual Studio web server.  But then I deployed my app in IIS and everytime I request a page, I got back a 404 error. It … Continue reading

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