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Continuous Integration Presentation using CC.NET and more tonight

Tonight is the night. Joe Wirtley and I will be giving our presentation, Real World Continuous Integration, at the Dayton .NET Developer's Group. We did a dry run for the developers at Tellus last Friday and it seemed to go pretty well. We had a...


Cryptographic failure while signing assembly ... Access is denied.

I received the following error today after installing the newest AJAX Control Toolkit (formerly Atlas Control Toolkit): Cryptographic failure while signing assembly 'AtlasControlToolkit.dll'. Access is denied. Seems I had a permissions error....


Continuous Integration presentation for Dayton .NET group on Oct 25th

Joe Wirtley and I will be giving a presentation, Real World Continuous Integration, at the Dayton .NET Developer's Group meeting on October 25th. We will discuss using Cruise Control .NET, NAnt, MSBuild, and NUnit to create an effective automated...


Introducing Wednesday Night Football (WNF)

This is the second year that some friends and I have competed in the Cincinnati Sports League's Mens flag football league. We play on Wednesday nights at Oakley Athletic Fields. Last year we won our first game and lost our remaining 8 (or 9, but...


Could not load type 'System.Web.Security.SqlProfileProvider'

Thankfully James Shaw wrote a post about this a bit back. His was the only result returned when searching Google for the error message. The answer: It's System.Web.Profile.SqlProfileProvider not System.Web.Security.SqlProfileProvider.


I hate garage sales

I don't mind them when other people have them - occasionally I'll look for the hidden diamond in the rough. I hate when we have them. My wife is adamant about having a garage sale each spring and each fall. Each time it is an exercise in...


How to get a bit more technical

Jim Holmes put out a great post recently "Changing Jobs? Evaluate Where You're At (And Fix It!)". While the post is basically Jim's story of how he got himself up to snuff so he could go out and get the job he wanted it is a great roadmap for...


Hot IDE

After reading Ken Robertson's post about adopting Jeff Atwood's fonts and color settings for Visual Studio 2005 and loving it, I figured I would give it a shot, too. Heck, if it's good enough for Ken Robertson then it's good enough for me. I,...


Justice Gray on Chrome Domes

The always controversial and sometimes correct (see his 10 keys to happiness), Justice Gray, reveals something new: "bald people cannot be trusted. ... bald people wander the earth with one purpose and one purpose only - to kill you and steal...


Michael Eaton on Software Development's Rock Stars

Michael Eaton wrote a great "live and let live" post about the recent blogverse ramblings by and about Joel Spolsky, Ruby, and 37Signals.