The Hosts files is a file that allows you to override the DNS lookups for specific domains. Say you want to test your application that has brianseekford.com hardcoded but you actually want to run it against your local computer IP 127.0.0.1 You edit the hosts file and simply add the entry: 127.0.0.1 brianseekford.com ALL… Read More »
Did you lose internet access after Fronter screwed the pooch on the Verizon take over? Personally, I am pissed at both Verizon and Frontier. Verizon was doing a fine job but got money hungry for quick capital and sold us to these clowns. Businesses all over lost internet, phone, etc because they screwed up big… Read More »
If you are trying to send an invoice through email with QuickBooks and you use gmail, it probably doesn’t work. Apparently the fix is to allow unsecured applications. Yeah, doesn’t sound great to me. Go to your Account and set it up Here is a link. https://myaccount.google.com/security?utm_source=OGB&pli=1#connectedapps Good luck!
We just released our new employee assessment and review system online. It is currently in beta and free for anyone to use. Please just give us feedback so we can make improvements before we go live with the non-free version. Performance Reviews on PrazeMe Thanks, Brian Seekford
Stupid SDK doesn’t give any details on where the SDK path is, etc. Well, Install the Windows 8.1 SDK with the options. You have plenty of disk space, so don’t whine. Here is the path for the 64 bit version. C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.1\bin\x64 Happy Coding!
I was trying to sign my code but my cert came as a crt and no one seems to play well with those. I imported into my the Certificate Store then tried to export. The PFX option was greyed out. How freaking annoying. Well I followed the steps from this guy and it started working… Read More »
Do you have build scripts that require you run commands elevated. Do you forget to click run as admin then you get errors halfway through a 20 minute build? Well, I did all the damn time. I found this script change and it works awesome so I figured I would share with the class. if… Read More »
I was using LogMeIn and I disconnected one of my monitors when we moved to a new office. Just haven’t hooked it up yet. I also installed the new NVIDIA drivers, so haven’t figured out the root cause of the DPMS error yet. Anyway, I couldn’t blank my screen when I logged in and the… Read More »
I ran across this post and thought it was pretty damn funny. Enjoy! http://martinvalasek.com/blog/pictures-from-a-developers-life
Well, I noticed my Live Mesh stopped working for remote connections. Did the software say why? Of course not. I found this blurb from the jack a$$e$ at Microsoft who just silently killed the whole service. Could you they have sent us an email, notification, something? "Windows Live Mesh was retired on February 13, 2013,… Read More »