How do you create a IDictionary that does case-insensitive key matches. There are a number of solutions posted on the web, but none of them seem quite correct. The following… Read more »
Typealyzer asks you the enter the URL of a blog, and attempts to determine the personality of the author according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (via Megan McArdle.) Naturally I… Read more »
I had been happily using the “aLinks” WordPress plugin by Sean Hickey for quite a while. The plugin automatically generates links for keywords that you specify. Version 1 did everything… Read more »
Just add the following to the web.config file for the application: <system.net> <defaultProxy> <proxy proxyaddress=”http://127.0.0.1:8888″ /> </defaultProxy> </system.net> Thanks to Rick Strahl. Get Fiddler here.
I converted an old console app from .NET Framework 1.1 to 2.0 using Visual Studio 2008. When I ran it I got the following helpful error message This application has… Read more »
Raymond Chen explains in detail how to be a jerk.
After testing the site with Safari for the first time I ended up making some massive, long-overdue changes to the stylesheet, which hopefully will allow things to display better in… Read more »
“Robert X. Cringely” (Mark Stephens) repeats and debunks the story the Admiral Grace Hopper invented the term “bug” (refering to computer problems.) Actually I’m pretty sure that she never intended… Read more »
If you try to debug a web application and get the message You are not authorized to view this page HTTP Error 403 – Forbidden It probably just means that… Read more »
I recently ran into some frustrating problems doing something that ought to be really simple: setting up a directory on IIS so that the files could be downloaded with a… Read more »