the green geek

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    Play your old MS-DOS games in JavaScript

    I recently found this.. https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_msdos_games A library of your favorite old MS-DOS games (pending it is legal in your country). They’re all streamed to your PC via EM-DosBox – a DOSBOX compiled in JavaScript through...
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    VSCode Extension for Office Development

    Office Add-In development is great fun with the new API Model! Especially Outlook extensibility seems very powerfull in day-to-day life… (maybe ’cause I spend 8 hours / day in Outlook).. Each Add-In just consists of a plain HTML Web App and...
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    WordPress in Azure WebApps with Azure Sql Database

    I’ve not done a lot of blogging recently.. With the last post on my OLD blog being from 2010. One of the reasons for this was me wanting to run my own blog in Azure… While WordPress did work well so far on Azure Web Sites / Web Apps, the big painpoint...
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    TechEd Europe 2010–Workflow Foundation 4.0 Session

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    Thanks for everyone who showed up at my session today! Please make sure to rate it in the TechEd session voting tool. You can download the Slides & Demos here.
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    Big>Days Content is online

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    The Big>Days are over! Two interesting weeks of presentations in Innsbruck, Graz, Wien and Linz. We had a Web-Development Track, where we covered a complete website (“Helfen helfen”). You can download the complete samples from http://bigdays10.codeplex...
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    Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 – Setup Screenshots

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    Today I’ve installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Ultimate on a VHD-booted machine . The new version of our development tool is based on Windows Presentation Foundation, which means that a lot of new flexibility (e.g. diagrams within the code editor) are...
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    IIS7: WCF Services - .SVC do not work

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    Recently I came across a problem with Windows Communication Foundation Services and IIS 7. What I did is, deploy a .SVC file to my IIS 7. The service worked during development on the local ASP.NET Dev Webserver, but after deploying it to the server, there...
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    CodeFest-Meals – Silverlight Webcast Series and Sample App

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    During the last weeks I’ve been working on a Silverlight sample application called “CodeFest-Meals”. The sample application was built for a webcast series we’re doing on www.codefest.at . One of the goals of the application was to have a nice-design....
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    LINQ-To-Everywhere – List of LINQ Providers

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    This weekend I’ve built a small application, which queries the “Simpsons” seasons guide data and updates the filenames/descriptions. To do this I needed to query a CSV file. While searching for a LINQ to CSV file implementation I’ve found an interesting...
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    Windows 7 – VHD Boot – Setup Guideline

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    Windows 7 has a really useful feature called “VHD Boot”. With that you can boot your entire Windows out of a Virtual Hard Disk file (as those used with Virtual PC or Virtual Server). This VHD file is mounted as a virtual disk, you can use it as a normal...
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    Slides and Demos from BigDays 2009 are online!

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    These days I'm travelling around austria with our biggest developer & IT Pro event Big>Days 2009! This year's theme was "packen wir's an" - translated "let's get to work"! Accompanying the theme we built a multi-tier application...
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    Enable Instant Answers – in a country outside of the US

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    IE 8 Searchbar – Instant Answers is really cool (see below). There’s only one problem: It doesn’t work in Austria (as in many other countries). I suppose it only works in the US :-) To make it work, you need to change the regional settings to...
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    Custom Search Providers for Internet Explorer

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    I’m sure all of you know the search box in Internet Explorer! You can search ANY searchable site there via pluggable search providers. Per default some of them are installed, but you can add your own! Here’s how to do it: Go to the page...
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    IE 8 Searchbar – Instant Answers

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    Now that I’m running Windows 7 I’m using the new IE 8 as well. Recently I found a cool new feature called “Instant Answers”. Just enter some queries into the search box and you’ll get the answer in the drop-down box below the search box. There are different...
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    Upgrade TFS 2008 Workgroup Edition to Standard Edition

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    I’ve had a little playground TFS 2008 installation for a while for use with some “pet-projects”. I used TFS 2008 Workgroup Edition for this, as this is already part of MSDN subscription package. This edition works the same as the full one, but is limited...
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    WPF Webcast - New Year's resolutions

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    I’ve a lot of New Year’s resolutions for 2009 :-) One of them is to blog more often (we’ll see how this works..) another is to do a series of webcasts around WPF . We’re starting with our first WPF webcast on Friday, January 9th at 10am with an overview...
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    Wake-On-Lan Client with C#

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    I bought myself an Acer L5100 Media Center PC, running with Windows Vista Media Center for Christmas. What I wanted was some functionality to wake up the media center out of shutdown mode. So I dig into Wake-On-Lan. Almost any modern network interface...
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    IP Address Calculations with C# (Subnetmasks, Networks, …)

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    Recently I wanted to develop a wake-on-lan application for my media center. For that I needed the broadcast address of my local LAN. So I decided to write a small but interesting library.. (you can leverage it for all kinds of network calculations like...
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    WPF Day in Dublin

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    Last week I was in Dublin doing two sessions on WPF for Microsoft Ireland. They did a "Client-UI Day", where they featured WPF and Silverlight. The first session was given by the Irish Developer Evangelist Ronan Geraghty , who did an introduction...
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    Silverlight Toolkit - December Release

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    The Silverlight Toolkit is a project built by the Silverlight product team, which contains a lot of "out-of-release cycle" controls. These are grouped into three parts: Controls Charts Themes Controls include various nice controls (lots of them...
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    A Valuable Tool for WPF and Silverlight

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    Working with WPF & Silverlight is really great! The only problem if you use it in production is how you quickly generate new views. They don't need any animations or other stuff, just plain details views. You could do it with Expression Blend or the...
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    Using the VS Templates for Composite-WPF-Guidance

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    This is about using the templates for a new project. First of all you need to download the templates and install them from the links below. Download the ZIP-File containing sources and built binaries here. See the post on how to install the binaries or...
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    Visual Studio Templates for Composite WPF Guidance

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    I've played around with Composite Application Guidance for WPF for a while now. Yesterday I did a session about CAG at the DEVcamp , a conference in Austria. As the time slot was only one hour I decided to fasten the demos by using code snippets (and...
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    Visual Studio Templates - Composite WPF Guidance - Installation

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    First of all download the template package from here. For an overview of the functionality see another post.   Extract the zip file and move to the Bin folder. In the bin folder three files are located: install.bat does all the work to setup the...
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    Team System + Gadgets + Outlook

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    If you're using Team Foundation Server, these utilities might be useful for your everyday's work: *) WorkItem Outlook Plugin Create a workitem directly out of the mail view. Download *) Team System Build Monitor Gadget Always be aware of the status of...
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