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Enabling CORS with WebAPI

less than 1 minute read

One common problem with WebAPI is when you have cross domain requests coming in and the browser will reject the request since the server does not send the ap...

Mirror your Kindle Fire to your SmartTV

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Mirroring allows you to send your screen and audio to the TV. We have used this for a few reasons. Sometimes my kids like to watch me play a few games so we ...

The Elder Scrolls Online

3 minute read

The Elder Scrolls Online. As of the writing of this, we are in early access! If you haven’t played any of the other Elder Scrolls games, I highly recommend y...

Nifty WordPress Plugins

3 minute read

As you may have guessed, this site is powered by WordPress. Many sites are. I’m a Web Developer, but I don’t want to have to code more than necessary. So Wor...

Should Web Designers know code?

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As someone who is a Web Developer and has to deal with 3rd party Web Designers that are trying implement our API into their client’s website, I can sufficien...

Installing Android Apps on a Kindle Fire

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So you got a Kindle Fire HDX and you want to expand your choice of apps? Well here is a way to install Google Play apps on your Kindle Fire without rooting y...

IE8 Javascript dates show NaN.

less than 1 minute read

As a web developer, I can honestly say I hate writing JavaScript code that works with Internet Explorer prior to version 10. It has various quirks to it that...

Using Jekyll on Windows

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The web has grown a lot since its infancy. We have gone from a world of mostly very static HTML pages to a world of mostly database driven dynamic content. W...

Exclude NuGet packages from TFS

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Everybody knows about NuGet right? Right? Well if you don’t, get familiar with it! NuGet is a package manager for Visual Studio that allows you to automatica...

ASP.NET 4.0 change to RequestValidation

less than 1 minute read

So you have upgraded a web application from .NET 2.0 to .NET 4.0 or higher and now you are getting errors that say there is a potentially dangerous request.:


Dealing with the new Citrix Receiver

3 minute read

Citrix has long since been a major player in cloud computing. They are well known for their XenApp presentation product. XenApp allows you to host a program ... Authenticator (Android, iOS, WP7)

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Everyone has heard of right? Well in case you haven’t, is Blizzard Entertainment’s online gateway. A few games are heavily integrated i...

Single Zune Database on Multiple Computers

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Introduction: Zune is a great music store. You will find it integrated in Music of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5. If you are like me, you ...

Google Finance Cash Calculation Problem

less than 1 minute read

Google Finance happens to be a great tool for anyone doing things with the stock market. It shows a lot of data, up to date news, great graphs. But there is ...

Amazon Instant Video Licensing

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Great! Or So It Seems: First off, let me say the whole idea behind Amazon’s Instant Video is great! And an online library you can keep. However, there is a r...

Windows Phone 7 – TellMe Review

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Microsoft has a team that developed TellMe. This is the voice functionality of Windows Phone 7. It is actually quite impressive. To activate, you just hold d...

TDR Problems in Windows 7

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The Problem. With Nvidia drivers 285.xx and later, you may start receiving errors while playing games like “GetDeviceRemovedReason”, or “Display driver nvldd...

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Ghost town?

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One issue I personally have is the lack of players available on planets in order to do Heroic quests. Heroic quests give good exp, are repeatable daily, and ...