Tag Archives: software

Isn’t it A-mazing!?


While starting this research I noticed how many of these “maze” posts start with an explanation of just why you would be interested in mazes… and as I have nothing new to offer in that category, I will refrain from … Continue reading

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So you wanna make a Healthcare website..?


All the kerfluffel around the HealthCare.Gov website debacle is a bit funny and frustrating to me. I start with the frustrating bits, and then I will discuss the humor in it all. It’s Frustrating that the Senators are not asking the right questions and … Continue reading

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To build a better mouse trap…


Where is the next Horizon? I find it appropriate as we have gotten to the plateau and nobody can seem to see the next higher mountain… and I am in a “giving my opinion” mood lately… So what are the … Continue reading

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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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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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Pictorial History of Microsoft


I have gathered together a pictorial history of Microsoft, in my travels to find a pictorial history/evolution of the Microsoft Graphics API’s (GDI->GDI+->DirectX->WDDM (silverlight, and WPF). I know that it is out there, I’ve seen it (photographic memory) but I have yet to find … Continue reading

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