Archive | May, 2011

Facebook + Localhost + Multiple Devs = Weirdness

May 20, 2011

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It’s 2:30 in the morning. My coworker has been troubleshooting the site we’re working on for the last few hours. He finally asked me to see if I could figure out why records aren’t writing to the db for him. The site we’re working on is a Facebook App that has process order functionality. We’re […]

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Why I’m Considering a Code Refactoring Tool

May 13, 2011

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I’ve never had an interest in a refactoring tool until now, primarily because I don’t want to fumble around, not knowing where to find things or attempting the wrong shortcuts when I’m at someone’s computer who doesn’t have (Resharper, CodeRush, JustCode, etc). I purposely never adopted anything like a Natural Keyboard for the same reason. […]

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WCF HTTP Basic Authentication with SSL3 through Fiddler

May 6, 2011

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I’m consuming a 3rd party REST api with WCF as documented here and it’s pretty slick, but I ran into a debugging issue when trying to debug my WebInvoke Method=”POST” [OperationContract] using Cassini & Fiddler due to these parts of the API Implementation: All access to the production system will be over SSL/TLS. HTTP Basic […]

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Handy HTML5 Developer Links

May 5, 2011

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Last night I attended a great HTML5 talk by Todd Anglin at the North Dallas .NET User Group. Here are a few of the great links he shared during his presentation: 1. http://www.html5laboratory.com/Shows you what browsers support various html5 features & has examples of how to use the new markup elements. 2. http://wufoo.com/html5/Shows browser support […]

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Paste XML As Types: Visual Studio 2010 Extension

May 5, 2011

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I used the WCF REST Starter Kit a couple of years ago to build a REST API for a project I was on, and I fell in love with “Paste XML As Types.” I was surprised it wasn’t built into Visual Studio 2010 & I’ve wanted it on more than one occasion, so I decided […]

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