The Technology Post for June 30th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #38 I’ve changed the Technology Post format again a bit in preparation for the new website. Let me know what you think. Daily Oddball – Googling with Bing (Tweeted by Shawn Wildermuth) .NET Framework General – Refactorings in Alphabetical Order – Tweeted by Javier Lozano Alternate Languages – Java, Rails, and other Languages PHP – How to implement a launching soon page … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 30th, 2009

Windows 7 and Windows Installer Error “Another installation is in progress”

All morning long I’ve been battling my Windows 7 system. I finally found out that the error code which reads: “Error 1500. Another installation is in progress. You must complete that installation before continuing this one.” can be attributed to the InProgress key found in the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\InProgress After doing a little searching on the web, I found that Microsoft has a program called msizap.exe which can be found in the Windows Installer SDK. The problem with that is that the SDK itself is an .msi file. I didn’t really want to install the full SDK anyway. So I … Continue reading Windows 7 and Windows Installer Error “Another installation is in progress”

The Technology Post for June 29th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #37 Daily Oddball – World Record Attempt – Largest Slab of Fudge (Posted by Betsy Weber) – Record Broken! (Pic here) Other Link Lists Dew Drop – June 29, 2009 – Alvin Ashcraft .NET Framework General – Ever wonder how .NET finds the assemblies that you reference? – Joe Stagner General – Multithreading: load and store reordering – Luis Abreu General – … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 29th, 2009

The Technology Post for June 26th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #36 Daily Comic – The Commodore 64 vs. the iPhone 3G S: The Ultimate Showdown (Posted by Elijah Manor) Other Link Lists Dew Drop – June 26, 2009 – Alvin Ashcraft .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic NetFX – .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Allows managed code to be launched from a network share! – Vance Morrison (Suggested by Rick Strahl) Office … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 26th, 2009

The Technology Post for June 25th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #35 Daily Comic – If Pac-Man Were to Tweet [Pic] (Posted by Dana Coffey) Other Link Lists Dew Drop – June 25, 2009 – Alvin Ashcraft .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic C# – Expressions Cheat Sheet – Jimmy Bogard (Suggested by Los Techies) C# – Multithreading: the BackgroundWorker class – Luis Abreu C# – Writing console output from a Windows … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 25th, 2009

The Technology Post for June 24th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #34 Daily Comic – IE8 Comparison – Brad Colbow (Posted by Elijah Manor) Other Link Lists Dew Drop – June 24, 2009 – Alvin Ashcraft .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic C# – Multithreading: AsyncOperationManager and AsyncOperation helpers – Luis Abreu Interop – Reading a Microsoft Project file (mpp) in C# – Tom Hearn Architecture, Design Patterns, and Testing Design Patterns … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 24th, 2009

The Technology Post for June 23rd, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #33 Daily WTF – Developer attention deficit history: From Books -> Articles -> Blog Posts -> Twitter. What’s next? (Posted by Rick Strahl) Other Link Lists LINQ and Entity Framework Posts for 6/15/2009+ – Oak Leaf Systems (Suggested by Mike Amundsen) Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 6/22/2009+ – Oak Leaf Systems (Suggested by Mike Amundsen) .NET Languages – C# and … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 23rd, 2009

The Technology Post for June 22nd, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #32 Other Link Lists Dew Drop – June 22, 2009 – Alvin Ashcraft Dew Dump – June 16, 2009 – Alvin Ashcraft .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic C# – Overusing var in C# – Brendan Enrick Exception Handling – Logging Error Details with ELMAH – Scott Mitchell (Suggested by Phil Winstanley) IronRuby – IronRuby with WinForms and ADO.NET Data Access … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 22nd, 2009

The Technology Post for June 16th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #31 As a reminder, I will not be around really for the remainder of the week. If you don’t get a post from me, don’t be surprised. 🙂 Normal posts will begin again on June 22nd. .NET Languages – C# and Visual Basic ADO.NET – System.Data.OracleClient Update – ADO.NET Team Blog (Suggested by Kevin Dente) Architecture, Design Patterns, and Testing Architecture – … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 16th, 2009

The Technology Post for June 15th, 2009

If you are looking to follow this series, be sure to subscribe to my RSS feed at http://feeds.jasongaylord.com/JasonNGaylord or my Twitter account at http://twitter.com/jgaylord. This series can be followed by using the The Technology Post tag. Series Post #30 As a reminder, I will not be around really for the remainder of the week. If you don’t get a post from me, don’t be surprised. 🙂 Normal posts will begin again on June 22nd. Daily Words of Wisdom– Separation of Concerns also applies to blog posts (Posted by ayende) ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC ASP.NET MVC – Build your own Whois … Continue reading The Technology Post for June 15th, 2009