WatiN cannot start IE

Today my new, Administrator right’s free, ccnet installation gave me „the finger” while trying to run WatiN test fixtures.: Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {0002DF01-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} failed due to the following error: 80070005. at WatiN.Core.IE.CreateNewIEAndGoToUri(Uri uri, LogonDialogHandler logonDialogHandler, Boolean createInNewProcess) at WatiN.Core.IE..ctor() As it turns out silmple …

Manual NCover setup

Recently I’ve been migrating a ccnet environment, including the NCover installation. I’m lazy so i just copied files hoping that if paths are the same/correct then everything will work auto-magically. It did not, NCover need a small configuration to be put in windows registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTWow6432NodeCLSID{6287B5F9-08A1-45E7-9498-B5B2E7B02995}] …

Singleton pattern

I’m not a fan of a singleton based solutions. I have always a feeling that they are bad design and I always ask a question: Is it needed? Anyway there are perfectly reasonable arguments to implement them in some scenarios. My singleton implementations varied over time and requirements, but I …

Domain controller firewall

I have recently deployed a domain controller (Active Directory) in a small office. I have suspected that Firewall configuration/exceptions will be updated auto-magically… I should just work, it nothing hard to automate… but no. Anyway , instructions said go there for firewall configuration instructions, so I have went and I …