Thank God the French exist
MvcBuildViews is incompatible with Web Deploy
I implemented Web Deploy Packaging in my Business Intelligence application and found that it breaks MvcBuildViews. This happens because Web Deploy copies the components required for deployment into a sub-folder (under obj folder), duplicating the web.config file. MvcBuildViews then errors with a message about duplicated/nested configuration elements. This is a known issue on Microsoft Connect…
Windows Phone 7 Dollar Key
I was writing an email today on the Windows Phone 7 and goodness me, where is the dollar ($) key? The keyboard setting for Australia is English (UK) and the only visible currency symbol is the Pound (£). But pressing and holding the Pound key reveals several more options, including the dollar!
Recently I’ve groked standards based web technology in a way that can only be described as an epiphany. This doesn’t mean I’ve turned my back on what I’ve known before, rather it means I’ve seen through my indifference to building software for the browser in a way that makes me a better developer. Specific technologies…