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Web application times out when debugging

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Visual Studio and MSTest: Deploying Files

Microsoft’s unit testing infrastructure provides a number of options for deploying files to the test directory when running tests. Deploy files/directories for all tests in all test projects. Deploy files/directories for a specific test, specified in the UI. Deploy files/directories for all tests in a test class, specified in code. Deploy files/directories for a specific […]

Visual Studio and MSTest: Introduction

I’m coming up to speed on my new company’s development environment, and part of that is the usage of Microsoft’s unit testing infrastructure built into Visual Studio 2008. One of the things the tests need to be able to do is load DLLs provided by a third party. However, the unit testing environment is (or […]

.NET Framework Setup Verification Tool

I was running down an issue with building a 32-bit application in Visual Studio 2008 on a 64-bit version of Windows 7 and a number of articles online suggested that .NET Framework v2.0 should be reinstalled. Most of these were talking about Windows Vista, but I thought I would run this down. Aaron Stebner has […]

Multiple Perforce Servers

I’m experimenting with multiple Perforce servers on Windows today, which is fairly simple to configure.  I’ve run into a few gotchas, however, so I’d like to enumerate them here. Installing Multiple Perforce Services on Windows The procedure is documented on Perforce’s website, but I’ve reproduced the steps here for simplicity. Create a new directory for […]

osCommerce admin login won’t login

I’ve been implementing a new website using the WP.osC framework (based on osCommerce) and ran into a problem of not being able to login to the admin panel.  It would simply redirect back to the admin login page.  This typically occurred when I would change the URL to the store website. Quite a few people […]

Utility to wait for a process – Wait.exe

As I mentioned in this post, I spent a bunch of time looking for a command line utility that would wait until a specific process has completed.  I was dumbfounded that I couldn’t find one, so I set out to write one.  I chose C# because all the tools are available.  Here is the usage […]

Converting wildcard to regular expression

I needed to build wildcard support into a C# app I am building.  The user needs to be able to enter a string with wildcards that represent SQL table names.  It’s pretty handy that the .NET Framework includes a regular expression parser in the System.Text.RegularExpressions namespace.  However I couldn’t find a simple wildcard parser anywhere […]