Category Archives: microsoft

Web Application installations with Wix…. Awesome

This week I set off with the goal of making one of our web applications alot easier to deploy. The tools I chose were – Web Application Installer (WAI) Wix (Windows Installer XML) WixEdit I’d played with all three before but never really got past prototype stage. I’ve spent the last day learning wix and […]

Software I’ve paid for

Sparked by a conversation on LugRadio about what software you’ve ever purchased. It got me thinking about what I’ve paid for. It’s been recently that I’ve purchased the most Windows XP – 2 copies of Acronis Workstation Visual Studio 2005 Resharper Suse 7.2 and some other later that version I can’t remember SkEdit (I think) […]

Visual Studio 2008 upgrade

Well this will be a short one………………. it’s very disappointing. You can’t CTRL+F or CTRL+SHIFT+F will crash the IDE. Editing any CSS file will crash your IDE….ANY CSS file. Teeam explorer’s ‘Queue New Build’ doesn’t queue them at all. It’s the exact same as it used to be (see screenshot below). It’s slow even on […]