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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 futility…

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, too…

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.

Day 2 at Telligent ... (professional/private update)

Today is day 2 as part of the CS Team at Telligent Systems. That’s the biggest news of course, but along with a short bio I sent out to the rest of the team yesterday I let some other tidbits go that I had been holding pretty close to the vest.  More…

Adventures in re-activating Windows XP Pro after motherboard failure

A couple of weeks ago my workstation wouldn’t turn on. First I swapped out power supplies, but that only proved to be part of the problem. Turns out my motherboard in my 2-1/2 year-old Dell Dimension 4200 had blown up, too. I went off to MicroCenter…

Using the DH Simple Google Map Wrapper in CS profile page

Yesterday I talked about my CS/Google mashup and showed an example , my profile. Today I provide the instructions for using my Simple Google Map Wrapper in CS profile page: 1 . Download the source or the binary here. 2 . Place the DanHounshell…

A little Community Server and Google Maps mashup

I put together a server control that is a Wrapper for a simple Google Map that will display a Google map along with a marker for one passed in Address/Location. While it can be used practically anywhere I created it for the purpose of using it with…