PluralSight is great, but because I don’t have 3 hours every time I want to learn something, I always watch them at double speed – and that’s as fast as PluralSight allows you to go….until now. Will
Most people know that the KendoUI controls are awesome and free. The thing that is missing from there demo site is how to create a Jsonp WebApi service that the controls can talk to. I tried to get it
I’ve always been a SQL Server guy, but I wanted to give MySQL a try for a project that I’m working on. I could find a really quick MySQL/MVC example so I threw this together. LMK if you have any issue
Read this if you don’t know the “why” behind Guid.Comb. In a nutshell. We want to uniquely identify records and don’t want PK collisions across database instances. Using Guid as a PK used to be taboo.
How to Install Neo4j on Windows and a Solution to "Unable to access jarfile windows-service-wrapper-*.jar"
Installing Neo4j on Windows is pretty straightforward, but the Neo4j installation instructions for Windows are lacking….this is all they have. It’s a little more involved than that. Install Java
You’ll sometimes get this error in Firefox and Chrome, but not IE. “TypeError: m is undefined” “TypeError: Cannot read property ‘length’ of undefined” There has been a known issue with Firefox an
I got this error today and after a few minutes of messing around with FileZilla settings I discovered a way around it. This might not work for everyone, but it worked for me. Error: GnuTLS error -
How to get around Spotify's one device at a time limitation that results in this error message: "Spotify has been paused because your account is being used somewhere else."
You will see this error when you try to play Spotify music from more than one device at the same time: [ “Spotify has been paused because your account is being used somewhere else.” The reason they
Solution to "An error occurred while creating the media file. The system is low on memory. You may be able to reduce memory usage by closing other applications" when trying to render a video file in Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum
I got this error today in Sony Movie Studio Platinum Suite when I tried to render a video file. > An error occurred while creating the media file …. The system is low on memory. You may be able to
How to make authenticated calls to the LinkedIn API using the Spring.net Social Extension for LinkedIn
I just spent way too much time trying to figure out how to call the LinkedIn People Search API. I needed to simply use the LinkedIn API to find people in my network by their full name. The last thing
I connect and disconnect my RocketFish Bluetooth Headset (RF-MAB2) from my phone and laptop all day long. Connecting and disconnecting Bluetooth devices to one machine is easy, just turn it on and off
How to disable the Windows 8 app switcher popup that appears when you move your mouse to the upper left hand corner of your screen
I often double click the upper left hand corner of an app to close it. I know I could Alt+F4 it, but that’s just what I do. Windows 8 introduced this feature called “Recent App Switching” that shows a
Solution to "Windows Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file." when trying to apply the 22.214.171.124 Windows Media Player Security Upgrade for OverDrive Media Console on Windows 8
I just tried to transfer an audiobook on Windows 8 and got this exception from OverDrive Media Console: Unable to acquire a license to play the selected title. The selected title requires a newer ver
Yes, my hosting provider provides backups of my site for free, but I like the reassurance of having my own copy. I do so with NetDrive and CrashPlan. NetDrive is a free (for personal use) utility that
I’ve been fine tuning my backup strategy for years, so I thought I’d share to help any one out there who is just getting serious about it. I take backups seriously because many years of hard work woul
Scenario: You have a Windows 8 Phone and you want to sync media with a Windows 7 Desktop. It took me a bit to dig this up, but there is a Microsoft developed Windows 7 app here: http://www.windowsphon
This is the second post in a two part series on integrating SMS functionality into an application. In the first post, “A high-level look into Clickatell’s new SMS Small Business API”, I focused on th