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...

How to get water out of your Etymotic earplugs

Eteh-wah?  http://www.etymotic.com/er20.html These are called Etymotic earplugs, I call them hearing savers. I have the exact pair shown above (the blue one) – you can get them for about $20 and they are totally worth...

Recycle Application Pool using WMI via Powershell

Introduction I handle the builds for a particular piece of software at my place of work. I am responsible for deploying any new versions of code to all environments; including but not limited to: Development...

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...