Great White Heron Christmas Ice Storm 2013 May 21, 2013 Green Car The Lonely Bat
Great White Heron DSC_4562.jpg PanoramaThumba Green Car The Lonely Bat
Great White Heron

Great White Heron

DSC_4562.jpg

Christmas Ice Storm 2013

 

PanoramaThumba

May 21, 2013

Taken from my roof the day following the F5 tornado on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla.

AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server – 2 Quick Fixes

This morning I ran into a couple of issues with my local installation of AppFabric (which I use for dev and testing) and figured I would post the quick solutions here in the hope that it may save you some time in the future. Issue #1 This was actually the issue that caused the second […]

AppFabric High Availability Cache Cluster on Windows Server 2012 Standard

Using AppFabric for Windows Server is a very solid choice for a distributed application cache back end for web farms. However when preparing to roll this out several weeks ago, I was met with an interesting problem: the High Availability features of AppFabric caching require you to be running Windows Server Enterprise edition or higher […]

Visual Studio Tools for Git + Default Source Control Provider

I’ve been test driving Microsoft’s awesome new Visual Studio Tools for Git for since it was announced on January 30 and decided to take the plunge and make it the default source control provider when creating a new project. The problem is that my aim was apparently off and I left “Team Foundation Version Control” […]

ZipArchives in .NET 4.5

I’ve been playing with the new (better? improved?) support for zip files in .NET 4.5 and ran into some issues recently where I couldn’t read the contents of an archive I had created or when I added entries to an archive, they never appeared. When I would create the archive using the ZipFile.CreateFromDirectory() method, everything […]

Windows 8 + Cisco AnyConnect VPN

I’m bringing up a new workstation at home and decided to give Windows 8 a shot. I’ve been running it in a VM at work for some time now with (relatively) few issues and decided to violate my rule of not running pre-release software. So I went to VPN into work this evening and kept […]

Two Archbishops at Odds

I really hate to see bishops disagree; but in this case, I firmly stand behind Archbishop Coakley!

Git

I hate Git. That is all.