A quick post for those who can’t get their WCF service to work on Windows 2008/IIS7. See this link for an excellent article and solution. http://blah.winsmarts.com/2008-4-Host_a_WCF_Service_in_IIS_7_-and-amp;_Windows_2008_-_The_right_way.aspx?postID=416 I’ll follow this up later when I have time.Read More WCF doesn’t work on Windows Server 2008 out of the box
I’m developing a WCF web service to support an application that is being developed by my current employer. In essence the web service will be taking requests from a Java client and this has gone smoothly by simply using the NetBeans IDE to discover the service and create the appropriate proxy. All good and it […]Read More Consuming a WCF service in ASPX
I have a brand new laptop and you can imagine my distress when I started seeing a number of error reports (including log events) indicating that CHKDSK needed to confirm the health of my disk (not nice to see on new hardware). Turns out this is due to a known issue with revisions to the […]Read More Bogus file errors when using subversion with Windows 7
Just a quick one. I was working on an old site today where we have some legacy php code (ie the shop is still in php). As our brief was to create the new website but just to leave the old shop in php hanging off a /shop url, I simply imported that directory into […]Read More Configuring publish in Visual Studio 2008
Copying tables from one database to another is pretty straight foward. No need to create the destination table as the script will create it on the fly. Assume a database called sourceDB and a database called destinationDB (all owned by dbo for this example). To duplicate the table called myTable the syntax would be. USE […]Read More Copying tables between databases on SQL Server
Ok this might have more relevance that just to Windows XP and/or IIS 6.0 but its how I found it. I’m doing a piece of work at the moment (retrofitting something for a website) that takes advantage of some Apache modules. The site PHP/MySql (essentially WAMP) and in the past I have just worked with […]Read More Errors installing Apache web server on Windows XP alongside IIS 6.0
Here’s one that caught me out last night (and I’m ashamed to say I spent several hours on this). Simple scenario, a DataList bound to LINQ2SQL Data Source. Each row has an edit button and the panel that allows detail editing was being displayed via a Modal Popup Extender. And the whole thing is inside […]Read More ASP.NET AJAX Update Panels swallow detail – What’s the real error?