Yearly Archives: 2013

Trolling for Opinions

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How do I debug That?

Well it turns out that you can’t… You can not debug into C++ on an XP machine from the newest tool-sets, contrary to what is posted at the MSDN Blog  Windows XP Targeting with C++ in Visual Studio 2012 If … Continue reading

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XBOX ONE Reveal… – Reviewed

New Features Personalizable home screen “Trending” Live Tile TV Tuner voice activated Replaces your cable receiver XBOX ONE Guide HULU -Like Favorites & Trending Multi Tasking Multi threading “desktop” Natural User Interface Use your xbox like in Minority report Skype on … Continue reading

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FBX Scene Loading into XNA

I’ve been cleaning out some of the blog post ideas I’ve had over the past couple of years and never completed and I came across this post about making an FBX scene loader for XNA, a topic I was once … Continue reading

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Fun with Generators

I love the idea of code generators (been using Code Smith Recently), and I even keep a project lying around on my hard drive(s) called Zathras, (an alien from the Babylon 5 Universe who works tirelessly) that has a bunch of … Continue reading

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C++ Lib or Dll?

I have been looking into Developing Win8 Games using C++ and the first question I was faced with was should I use a C++ Lib or a C++ Dll, and what is the difference, why should I choose one over … Continue reading

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I don’t always FTP but when I do I FilleZilla {I used CuteFTP back in the day like 1996, but it seems a bit clunky to me now..}

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TFS Errors TF246017 & TF400324

TF246017: Team Foundation Server could not connect to the database. Verify that the server that is hosting the database is operational, and that network problems are not blocking communication with the server. TF400324: Team Foundation services are not available from … Continue reading

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HRESULT: 0X80070043

The network name cannot be found. One possible solution is to use Regedit to modify (on my Windows 7 machine) HKEY_Current_User/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/Shell Folders->Personal HKEY_Current_User/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/User Shell Folders->Personal Note: There had been some changes in the network recently and they did not propagate to this … Continue reading

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Loading Path control from string with Binding

I’ve been wrestling with this dang idea for a long time lately and I found the answer.. hopefully this will help many others… as it turns out i don’t think you can Bind path data to a string, however you can get … Continue reading

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