Using the WCF Test Client without Visual Studio

Introduction There are times when you need to use the WCF test client in places where Visual Studio is not installed, namely a production server or a non-developer machine at times. There is a post...

Toilet tank fill valve is hissing

Don’t change your toilet tank fill valve just yet Most of the posts I have seen about this automatically assume that you have to replace your toilet tank fill valve. I have recently learned that...

Copy and zip up IIS Logs newer than a certain date

This script will actually work for anything of the form “Copy stuff from static location and zip it up using PowerShell”, however the focus for this article is IIS because IIS logs are huge and...

Camtasia 8.6 throws C++ Runtime error when importing MOV files

The frustrating problem Upon creating a new project and attempting to import an MOV file you can get an error that reads: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Assertion failed! Program: … File: DSMediaDetStatsLoaderHelper.cpp Line: 65 Expression:...

Migrated off of Blogger

This is the new home for the former dyslexicanaboko.blogspot.com blogger site I opened up initially. Please excuse me as I am still configuring this WordPress site and it is going to take a bit.

How to bake Jachnun

I’m not an expert on this I am not an expert on doing this, but I did it this weekend and it came out great. I did not make my Jachnun from scratch, I purchased...

A very simplistic explanation of events in C#

Introduction If you just want to see the code involved, go to the end of this article. I am really writing this for myself because on the rare occasion that I have to rely on...

Relative paths regarding images

The problem I run into this problem on occasion and unfortunately it is more complicated than it sounds. Really I don’t understand why the frameworks responsible make this so damn complicated. I am basically going...