The Daily Six Pack: October 23, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Apple iPad Air Apple Announces iPad Air—Dramatically Thinner, Lighter & More Powerful iPad, Apple Other Window Service Deployment using VS 2010, TechnoGeek001 A number of Windows 8.1 Resources, Rob Margel ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Release Notes, menny #957 – Naming Files that Contain

Visual Studio Spell Checker – Dot Your I’s And Cross Your T’s

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Visual Studio Spell Checker - A couple of years ago, I had to create an application  for a German company. Along with using localisation to create the German/English translation, spell checking that sucker was a challenge. There were well over a few hundred text strings and many of these were stored

The Daily Six Pack: May 17, 2013

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IntelliTrace is a new feature introduced by Microsoft in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate (Yes believe it or not, not everyone is using Visual Studio 2012 yet). It was previously known as Historical Debugger. IntelliTrace is a tool that helps developers track down bugs that might not be reproducible in their managed

South African ID Number Validation in C#

South African ID Number Validation - There are many reasons a developer in South Africa would need to validate a South African ID number. For example to validate the input on an Online order form or as a form of identification for a loan etc. But how exactly do you do

Creating a Windows Service with a Timer

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Okay, you probably all know this, but somewhere someone doesn't. And I thought it might be a nice article to post. Have you created a Windows Service Timer that isn't working? The reason for this is because you probably added a Windows Forms Timer to your Service instead of a

Log4Net and Visual Studio 2010 Windows Application Build Error – SOLVED

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I just wanted to post a quick note here regarding a build error I got for the Log4Net Logging Service and Visual Studio 2010. I added the Log4Net DLL and some logging to my application, but on the Build, I received the following Warning: The referenced assembly "log4net, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=1b44e1d426115821,