Archive | September, 2011

How to change IIS Express SSL port without WebMatrix

September 30, 2011


  If you’ve ever had the displeasure of installing a fake SSL cert into localhost on your development box, you know why this property made me run from Cassini to IIS Express without looking back:  

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My Week at //build/ Part 1

September 25, 2011


What a whirlwind! It’s been a little over a week since I got home from the conference. By now I’m sure you’ve read quite a few polished, professional posts on the conference. If you’re looking for the technical, don’t bother reading any further, as my story is one similar to the magic that is experienced […]

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//BUILD/ Conference: Pipe Dream

September 14, 2011


I want to understand how to create/extend a badge scanner listener from a device that reads like a USB Keyboard Wedge. Since 2005, I’ve used a WinForms app, combined with a programmed barcode scanner, to listen for the key I programmed into the USB barcode scanners that read like a keyboard wedges. In my WinForms […]

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Reflections on Facing My Biggest Fears

September 3, 2011


This is a follow-up to my unforgivably long very first blog post. In that post, I admitted to my three biggest fears: 1. Fear of Peer Rejection (“People Being Mean”) News flash: When Scott Hanselman tweets a link to your first (ever) blog entry and it gets 1,490 hits in a week, you have two […]

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