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 experience last night and now...

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’t apparent until after...

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.config: configurationsystem.webauthorization So I...

Dunkin Donuts Card – Auto Recharge Gotcha

The “Edit Auto Recharge” option won’t let you edit your CC Info! The Problem So I have a Dunkin Donuts Card and I have it setup to Auto Recharge using one of my Credit Cards....

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!” Okay, now that I...

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...

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...