COMException When Trying to Access Any Member For an IIS DirectoryEntry
I’ve been playing around with writing a Custom Installer Actions for a VS2005 Web Application Deployment Project (aka Web Application Installer). The most challenging thing after figuring out the syntax weirdnesses for Custom Installers was manipulating IIS from C#. There are a ton of blog entries out there on how to manipulate IIS from .NET…
Problem Connecting to SQL2005 & Surface Area Configuration
I ran into a problem a few days ago where I needed to connect to my SQL Server 2005 instance on my laptop (Windows XP) from another server on my network. From SQL Management Studio on the server, I typed in the connection info for my laptop’s database and kept getting an error: Cannot connect…
ICCA Boston Panel Discussion on Microsoft Technologies.
It looks like I’m going to be making an appearance at this month’s ICCA Boston meeting. They’re doing a panel discussion entitled “Microsoft Technology: What does it mean to your clients?” and I’m going to be a panelist. -Ben Microsoft Technology: What does it mean to your clients? Clients demand ever higher levels of productivity, business…
Looking for my next job.
Well, it looks like I’ll be wrapping my current project at the end of next. So, now I’m looking for my next job. If you know anyone who’s looking for a .NET architect and/or senior C# developer, let me know. (Especially if you’re using NHibernate.) Here’s my resume. -Ben