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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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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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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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Skype, your bandwidth and what being a supernode has to do with it ?

Skype is a very handy VoIP tool that comes in real handy when you’re not close to your family or even for business calls. Skype, unlike many other VoIP systems, does not rely on a set of central servers to … Continue reading

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