Version 1.2 is now available; get the upgrade if you're already a user, or give it a try for the first time! This release contains a few bug fixes and enhancements as requested by users. The best new feature is Recipe Scaling, check it out. Also along with this release is a modified installation procedure. … Continue reading Chef 1.2 Available for Download
In the same vain as another post, I or someone needs to write a Visual Studio 2005 add-in for managing the Break on Exception feature. Specifically, be able to create profiles that can easily be switched between during debugging sessions that would enable/disable breaking into the deubber on certain types of exceptions but not other. … Continue reading Note to self: Another Software Idea
As I mentioned last night, I made the 1.0.0 build of Chef and started doing some installation testing on Vista. It's official - Vista's UAC is kicking my ass. It's during the database setup that I'm having the problem. Sql Server gets installed OK, it's for some reason the database restore that times out. Kinda … Continue reading Chef and Vista
I would like a software product that would allow me to define "profiles" of windows services to be running or stopped. For instance, there are times when I'm not on my LAN at home and want to code on my laptop. That entails having my sql server instance up and running. But I don't want … Continue reading Note to self: software idea
I am reading Code Complete, 2nd Edition (great Valentine's Day gift Ana! 😉 and must say that it's much better and far more interesting than I expected it to be. I thought of it as being one of those books that you just have to read, but would probably be a chore to do so. … Continue reading Current Book
As mentioned I installed Vista on my new desktop, since I have been running it on my laptop with Visual Studio for a month now without any real problems. Go figure, I ran into an issue that has been bugging me for the past couple days. The symptoms are as follows: Every time I start … Continue reading Visual Studio on Vista
Just a little follow-up regarding my issue with Visual Studio 2005 and Vista - I was able to make the problem go away by installing a hotfix for KB912019.