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Adobe Scene7, interface, functionality and its bugs.

For the last months I have been dealing with Adobe Scene7 every once in a while on my job. From configuring Viewers to invalidating CDN cache when necessary, my experience and feedback on it was good. Until now. I never… Continue Reading →

Eclipse & SVN not connecting behind a proxy

So ever had this issue? I’ll explain: Say you are using Eclipse and you are trying to connect to a SVN Repository behind a proxy and for some really strange reason, it just won’t connect. You have changed the proxy… Continue Reading →

IIS7 + MVC5 403 = Forbidden ?

If you’re banging your head against the wall because your MVC5 application does not run on IIS 7, I have the solution for you. First, let’s quickly go through some basic stuff that you probably read 10x times already, but… Continue Reading →

Gnometer, NowPlaying.dll and Windows Media Player

Gnometer, a skin for Rainmeter, has been out for around 3 years now and it has a few outdated settings. So far, I have noticed that the Windows Media Player settings for the Media Player gnometer does not work at… Continue Reading →

Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.

After deploying one of my applications a user reported this error. This is the type of error I personally hate because the Exception Message is not clear to what object is it referring to. Anyways, nothing that a quick search… Continue Reading →

Nginx not reading real client IP address?

Recently, while building a logging class to be used on all my php REST/JSON and SOAP webservices, I came across an issue when reading the REMOTE_ADDR server variable. When using Nginx, the $_SERVER[‘REMOTE_ADDR’] variable comes, by default, with the IP… Continue Reading →

SQL: Unable to begin a distributed transaction

Last week I devoted a full working day to this subject. Distributed Transactions, Linked Servers and MSDTC (Distributed Transaction Coordinator) were the only words available on my internal lexicon. I’ve abused from Google as much as I could with no… Continue Reading →

Outlook 2010 Search not searching correctly?

I had this issue today, after adding a couple of mailboxes to my account and doing some clean up work on them, every single search I did either returned no results or only 1 or 2 items which, basically, were… Continue Reading →

DataGridView and CellFormatting Performance

I recently came across a problem on one of my applications which was causing a huge slow down on its performance. Just to give you an idea, the application I’m talking about has a DataGridView that takes 80% of the… Continue Reading →

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