Solved! Windows 10 Custom Background Colour

Written by  on July 5, 2016

The Windows 10 UI doesn’t let you choose a custom background colour. Because 24 colours “ought to be enough for anybody”. To set a custom[...]

Hanselman to the rescue (fixing authentication issues with Firefox 44)

Written by  on January 27, 2016

Firefox 44 was just released and, using this new browser version, one of my old ASP 1.1 websites (it’s scheduled to be upgraded this year) stopped[...]

Working with Enums in C#

Written by  on September 3, 2015

I’m constantly having to look this up: link [...]

Filtering A LINQ Query Using An Entity Framework Navigation Property

Written by  on August 5, 2015

I always forget how to do this: Filtering A LINQ Query Using An Entity Framework Navigation Property Posted here so I don’t have to look it up later. [...]

Easy ASP.Net User Control Event Handler Example

Written by  on August 4, 2015

Somehow, every Event Handler demo I see is overly complicated. Here’s a simple example that works: Calling a method in parent page from user control Putting[...]

What to do when Visual Studio Intellisense stops working

Written by  on July 24, 2015

From here: If only 1 file/window appears to be affected, close/reopen that file. If that doesn’t work, try below. In Visual Studio: Click Tools->Options->Text[...]

Setting up ubuntu server 14.01 with LAMP for WordPress

Written by  on August 8, 2014

It’s been about 10 years since I’ve tried to play with Linux and it’s just as big a pain in the ass as ever. I find it very ironic that[...]

Unity’s Platform Dependent Compilation definitions

Written by  on July 14, 2014

I’m always having to look this up so I’m posting it here to save some time… Platform Dependent Compilation Unity includes a feature named[...]

Visual Studio Installer Cruft

Written by  on May 27, 2014

Seems that several older Visual Studio component installers would put temp files in the root directory instead of the temp folder and then not clean them[...]

Silverlight Binding and StringFormat in XAML and HTML

Written by  on May 22, 2014

Posting these links for my own future reference: Silverlight 4 Binding and StringFormat in XAML Format double in C# Custom Numeric Format Strings BoundColumn.DataFormatString[...]