Verizon….A love hate relationship and why their FIOS customer service sucks….

I have been a Verizon customer for many years now. I was generally happy with the service until now. The tv service provides a great picture and the Internet speeds are rediculously fast. They just suck when you try and order the service. How can that be you ask? How can a company not bend over […]

All American Rejects, Fall Out Boy and Blink 182 concert in Tampa…

I decided to go out to the All American Rejects, Fall Out Boy and Blink 182 concert last Sunday at the Ford Amphitheater. I went the box seat route and that made the parking a breeze. I passed hundreds of cars sitting on the highway which all appeared to be waiting for a very long […]

Where did that Visual Studio 2008 menu go….

So I was working in Visual Studio had a hankering for debugging an already running process. Easy right? Debug -> Attach to Process. Well, it’s not so easy to do when the menu option dissapears. I pulled up my Debug menu and it had 4 options. Windows, Start,Step Over, Step Into. Hmmm.. missing something there […]

How to delete those pesky duplicate SQL records…

So every once in a while I find that I have some duplicate records in my database as a result of testing or development or plain oversight. How to remedy the situation? Well, its as easy as this simple SQL. delete sourceTable from YOURTABLENAME sourceTable, YOURTABLENAME compareTable where sourceTable.fieldWithDuplicatesToMatch= compareTable.fieldWithDuplicatesToMatch and sourceTable.PrimaryKey > compareTable.PrimaryKey Basically, […]

.NET Illuminator v1 Alpha Released to the wild

So….I finally decided to release my alpha version to all you hooligans who want to see whats under the hood of fellow .NET’ers applications. You can use .NET Illuminator to see all the UI objects in another .NET application and even manipulate them. Yes, pretend like you are in Visual Studios Form Designer and just […]

Joining to a domain and getting error code 1355

So…I was trying to add a computer to the domain today, a VM image, and continually got the error code 1355. What was seemingly a confounding issue turned out to be just a can’t find domain controller issue. I changed the VM image to use bridged (direct connect) and reset the connection in the machine […]