When you want to give users the ability to quickly navigate to your WinForms application by URL with custom protocol, you just have to define your protocol in a simple registry key 🙂 See http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/networking/pluggable/overview/appendix_a.asp, for the Notepad example shown by MS. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\note] @=”URL:Note Protocol” …
Ever wonder if a TCP port number your are thinking of is by standard taken by some service? http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers
When you’re looking for something to delete or just looking what did took the most space on your hard disk, SpaceMonger is an old but still nifty peace of software. The graphical representation of your hard disk is VERY helpful in finding those big files and folders hidden somewhere in …
There is a quick and easy way to create and configure one with SelfSSL tool found in Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Resource Kit Tools eg. selfssl.exe /N:CN=foo,DC=com /V:1000 /S:1712415826
There are times when print screen + paint is not enough… http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.asp
Tired of error numbers that doesn’t mean a thing 🙁 ? Download the free Err.exe tool that can turn a meaningless error number into a message, it does not mean you get to know why error occurred, but sometimes ANY clue is better than nothing :).
When I was doing my first ASP.NET I spend a lot of time looking for clue why statement like this one: Text=”” … did not work, and caused an „all telling” exception: System.Web.HttpException: The server tag is not well formed.
Chewy Chong put a list of Microsoft Management Consoles and their File Names on his blog. Heres an archived copy:
If print screen is not working with phone emulator window focused… Focus another non-maximised window (with phone emulator windows visible) then take the screen shot. Another day another lame 😉 workaround.