Setting Up WCF with Windows Authentication

Introduction Configuring WCF to do anything for the first time is very time consuming, frustrating and just generally a hassle. My coworker and I mucked through this wonderful WCF configuration experi...

Things to know before buying the Nexus 4

Introduction I bought the Nexus 4 recently and I have to say I am quite satisfied with my purchase, however I was pretty disappointed and borderline pissed off about a few things that aren&#...

Get Authorized Roles from Web.Config

Introduction To avoid hard coding the names of AD Groups, it is best to just pull them from a place where they already exist. They usually exist in the Authorization section of your web.conf...

HTTP Error 503. The Service is unavailable.

This error reads: Service Unavailable – HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. I’d like to open up by saying what we are all thinking when this happens, “YEAH NO SHIT!” Ok...

Getting Started With Entity Framework 4.3.1

Introduction Entity Framework (EF) has evolved quite a bit and as it has evolved it has become more and more confusing to keep up with its changes which have been introduced a series of addons in the ...

Sprinkler System Pump Assembly Demystified

Background You are probably wondering to yourself – why the hell are you posting this? Trust me – there are like no articles about this on the net that I could find when I needed them, so ...

How to Uninstall CollabNet Desktop Version 3.1.2.0

What is CollabNet? CollabNet is a site that has a lot of nice almost free tools for you to use in a variety of places. I happen to use AnkSVN which is a plug in for Visual Studio that allows you to us...