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Making the X509Store more Friendly

When you need to grab a certificate out of a Windows Certificate Store, you can use a class called X509Store.  It’s very simple to use: X509Store store = new X509Store(StoreName.My,…..

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Azure Blob Uploads

Earlier today I was talking with Cory Fowler about an issue he was having with an Azure blob upload.  Actually, he offered to help with one of my problems first…..

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C# Dynamic Type Conversions

I’ve been looking at ways of parsing types and values from text without having to do switch/case statements or explicit casting.  So far, based on my understanding of statically typed…..

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Bad User Interfaces are Insecure

The Best of Intentions So you’ve built this application.  It’s a brilliant application.  It’s design is spectacular, the architecture is flawless, the coding is clean and coherent, and you even…..

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My First CodePlex Project!

A few minutes ago I just finalized my first CodePlex project.  While working on the ever-mysterious Infrastructure 2010 project, I needed to integrate the Live Meeting API into an application…..

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Visual Studio Output Window Auto-Scrolling

Just a quick one here. Have you ever been using the output window in Visual Studio, scrolled up, and then lost the auto-scroll functionality?  It’s really annoying when you have…..

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A Thought on Windows Mobile 7

The other day while I was sitting in the airport in Washington, D.C., I had a random thought.  When the ZuneHD first hit the shelves people were talking about how…..