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Javscript Linter – Why do you hate new?

I’m trying backbone and playing with the model concept – something I’ve implemented without a framework in the past. I’m also trying sublime text with the javascript linter turned on, and have noticed it hates “new” quite a bit. var … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Paperless Office

There’s this scene in the movie documentary Office Space where the crew shows just how much they love printers. Those of us who are blessed with working in offices have all been there. Only the top half of the document … Continue reading

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Failed to enable constraints

Was working on an older site connected via xsd/data sets to a legacy database. It started giving us this error: Failed to enable constraints. One or more rows contain values violating non-null, unique, or foreign-key constraints. Description: An unhandled exception … Continue reading

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NAnt on Windows 7 x64 with Visual Studio 2010

Trying to build NHibernate from a fresh install of VS 2010 and NAnt beta .90 caused me all sorts of headaches. I couldn’t get NAnt to target .Net 3.5. Here’s the error: check-framework-version: [echo] Running with net-2.0 BUILD FAILED C:\Projects\OpenSource\NHibernate\default.build(117,5): … Continue reading

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NewEgg Fail

I’d like to relay a story of what not to do. Perhaps with some humor along the way. We’ve had trouble with newegg.com‘s website for quite some time at our company. The most recent time I was unable to order, … Continue reading

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Images of the Recently Deceased

So sad…

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Exchange Server Experience?

Anyone have experience pulling down email and parsing it from an exchange 2003 server? Ideally c# code, but other code would work for reviewing concepts… For the internal web-app that I’m building I want to be able to send an … Continue reading

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Bing Fail

Here’s a quick and egosurfing comparison of google and bing. Doing a non-quoted search for: will shaver Google: Me Me Me Me, and others Not Me Me Me Not Me Not Me Bing: Not Me Not Me Not Me Not … Continue reading

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Snappy Conversationalist

Boring conversation anyway….

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Debugging with MVC Source

If you’re trying to debug by building the MVC source and getting something like this error: The type ‘System.Web.Mvc.ViewMasterPage’ is ambiguous: it could come from assembly ‘C:\WINDOWS\assembly\GAC_MSIL\System.Web.Mvc\1.0.0.0__31bf3856ad364e35\System.Web.Mvc.dll’ or from assembly ‘C:\Projects\mvccontrib\trunk\src\Samples\MvcContrib.Samples.UI\bin\System.Web.Mvc.DLL’. Please specify the assembly explicitly in the type name. … Continue reading

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