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Enabling WCF Services on IIS 7.0

Out of the box, IIS 7.0 (Windows Server 2008) does not support WCF Services. Perhaps this is another one of those security issues that Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.0 lock down by default. Annoyingly,...

Friday Links #36

Folding Paper in Half Twelve Times - In one day Britney was the first person to set the record for folding paper in half 9, 10, 11 or 12 times. The task was commonly known...

Twitter’s reach greater than you think

In a rash moment, I tweeted the following a while at Codemash 2009: At the styling Silverlight controls talk. Jesse Liberty has burned me twice now with his ill prepared sessions and showing up late....

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Yesterday, the family and I went to a really interesting little museum. Well, that’s what they call it but it’s more of an arcade. I found out about this museum from an episode of Modern...

Friday Links #35

Open Wide. Now Wider… - Gadgetwise Blog - NYTimes.com – Phillips new 56-inch Cinema 21:9 TV, a 1080p LCD HDTV is a super-wide aspect ratio designed to exactly fit the dimensions of wide screen movies....

I’ve seen the light and it’s Bazaar

One of the coolest presentations I attended at CodeMash 2009 was a session on Bazaar, an open source, distributed version control system. It’s hard to imagine getting excited about something as mundane as version control...

Windows Really Do Leak

With all the news about record cold temperatures (it was -14°F the other morning sans wind chill) it’s interesting to note how much Windows can leak. The temperature on the left is from a remote...

Friday Links #34

Asynchronous Fire and Forget With Lambdas – Check out the comments. Writing good multithreaded code is never as easy as it seems. Geeknews » Playmobil Security Check Point Toy? WTF? - How in the world...

Desk Drive Version 1.7.1 Released

Version 1.7 of Desk Drive introduced a bug. When enough files were added or deleted from a removable device (like a USB stick), Desk Drive would add another shortcut to the desktop. This bug was...

Friday Links #33

Arrived home late from CodeMash 2009 so I’m a day late posting. A very good conference. I’m thinking of volunteering for next year but more on that later. How to roll your own Mac for...
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