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April, 2007

 individual commitment to a team effort
  • Team Individualism

    WCF fault - The creator of this fault did not specify a reason

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    I was throwing a simple WCF FaultException yesterday and came across the same problem as this on the forums The client was trying to catch a fault as below: catch ( FaultException < InvalidOperationException > fexc) { MessageBox ...
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    WCF - Could not find default endpoint element

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    I am implementing a WCF reference model this week as part of a presentation. You realise some basics in the process of hosting your new services Principle 1: Services needs hosting (adding a service to config doesn’t host it) ServiceHost host...
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    TFS lock checking

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    Im working my way through an unusual TFS issue: The item $//Security/Security.vsd is locked for check-out by (null) in workspace (null). The problem appears to be a changed workspace while the item was checked out. Thanks to James Manning for the...
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    TFS and Vista Gadgets with WPF

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    I was reading Mick Badran’s blog and noticed he belonged to the TechEd 2007 community bloggers site I picked up on two key articles Configuring TFS to use SharePoint 2007 and the CC.NET Vista Sidebar Gadget CC.Net I have used a few projects...
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    WGA Internet Explorer 7 issue

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    Last week I had some issues convincing my machine that it could indeed run the WGA tool I came across a bunch of genuine advantage tips and tricks to help along the way: http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=956524&SiteID...
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    WPF Master Details with an Object Reference

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    I've been creating some WPF examples to hook up with my WCF applications by using Expression Blend I first started reading this article match my GridView and databinding If in doubt goto the MSDN there is just some excellent writing and samples done here...
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    Singleton becomes PerCall - ReleaseInstanceMode

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    Beware: Adding the following attribute to a member of the the underlying service class [ OperationBehavior (TransactionScopeRequired = true )] when the class is marked with the the follow attribute: [ ServiceBehavior (InstanceContextMode = InstanceContextMode...
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    Using the Action Generic Delegate for callbacks

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    When creating a new subscriber interface for a WCF service recently I discovered this elegant little pattern "firing" a list of Action generic Delegates . Basically for each subscriber it calls the anonymous method // create a delegate for the call...
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    Defining a basic Development Architecture

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    What’s in a development architecture? I've had this posed at several customers where no set practices are evident. More often than not an organic development process is adhered to. Regardless of SDLC methodology a development architecture I propose...
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    Vista wallpapers

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    I've been meaning to create a post to host some of my Vista links I like. Here is a nice link for some Vista tools and one of I like particularly is the Vista wallpapers that were not included in the final build.
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    .net @ work - network mashup examples and links

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    At a customer we are some creating a mini series of information sessions about key developments in the Microsoft development space Neal Cross demonstrated a nice mortgage gadget last night. Here is the link to the programmable web mashup site Neal was...
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    Finally a new version of Apple's Bootcamp

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    After reading an article titled Apple delays Leopard to October I discovered that Bootcamp had indeed been updated. The annoying thing is that I have been checking the site for a while but not realising that the version number changed from 1.1.2 beta...
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    New UP some Linq

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    This post is yet another technology placeholder. I found the other day my PDC 05 notes and specifically Linq which I thought I better check in on again. I came across Wes Dyer's blog , which is sensational but my head hurts. Instantly like the guy...
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    Addressing Man in the Middle Attacks

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    One of our customers pointed out this interesting article to me today: ABN Amro compensates victims of 'man-in-the-middle' attack It shows why key fobs are really only part of answer to one problem. It worries me that the executive board member...
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    The problem with incrementally fixing an application?

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    I quote a recent article as it struck me as a rational for a comprehensive development architecture and environment. The article begins: "A software 'fix' sent up to NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft in June 2006 ultimately led to its failure...
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