Visual Studio Dark Side Theme for Resharper

by Kindler Chase 10. May 2009 20:00
I've been a fan of the Dark Side of Visual Studio for a couple of years now.  Like many others, I've been unable to find a dark side that was compatible with ReSharper. Unlike many others, I've created my own Like the sharing developer I am, you can download a copy of... [More]

On Hiatus

by Kindler Chase 1. August 2008 12:30
I'm on hiatus for a bit. Why? Read more... Enjoy!



Visual Studio Line Numbers Missing From Error List

by Kindler Chase 5. July 2008 16:30
I'm compiling a web site in Visual Studio 2008 and have an unsuccessful build. OK, nothing unusual yet; compile errors seem to follow me around more often than not. The Error List window presents a number of errors, but two things are out of the ordinary: The Error List does not show an... [More]

Which Language Will You Choose for Exam 70-536?

by Kindler Chase 12. June 2008 13:09
The other day I attended the live webcast "Cram for Exams! 70-536: Visual Studio 2008." During the webcast the presenter put up a poll and I was a bit surprised at the results. Are you? Poll: Which language will you choose when taking the exam (Exam 70-536: Visual Studio 2008)? S... [More]

Managed Paths: Explicit Inclusion versus Wildcard Inclusion

by Kindler Chase 6. June 2008 12:37
The other day I was laying out the framework, wire-frame if you will, of a few SharePoint Site Collections. During the planning process I was doing my god-like role of determining which divisions would have their own Site Collection and which divisions would share a Site Collection. As part of the... [More]

IE8 Readiness - are you Ready?

by Kindler Chase 23. May 2008 14:54
In addition to my SharePoint responsibilities, I spend a fair amount of time developing web-based applications. With that in mind, I thought I'd share an email that our company's Microsoft technical representative sent us today: IE8 Site Compatibility Customer Ready E-mail. Ensuring yo... [More]

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Tips and Tricks: Using CTRL+ALT+Delete with Remote Desktop Connection

by Kindler Chase 12. May 2008 10:48
Unless you change the settings for your Remote Desktop Connection, Windows key combinations will always be sent to your local machine when not in full-screen mode. What's the alternative? Alternative Key Combination: CTRL+ALT+END Alternative Menu Option: St... [More]

STSADM.EXE is not a valid Win32 application

by Kindler Chase 8. May 2008 19:22
As I'm working in my virtual MOSS environment using the stsadm.exe utility I am suddenly presented with an error: C:\Program Files\...\STSADM.EXE is not a valid Win32 application. Huh? After several more attempts at using the stsadm.exe utility and receiving the same error ea... [More]

Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit Released

by Kindler Chase 6. May 2008 15:39
As our SharePoint environments scale in size, so does the complexity of maintaining sites. I believe MS is taking a proactive approach with SharePoint by listening to us, their customers. The more of us who send requests to MS, the more MS will be able to release future updates to the Administrati... [More]

Office 2007 Get Started Ribbon Add-On

by Kindler Chase 22. April 2008 10:50
One of the more powerful features about SharePoint from the end-user experience is its tight integration with Office 2007. However, migrating from an older version of Office to 2007 can be a daunting process for some. Functional changes? Has the overall functionality changed all that much ... [More]

Kindler Chase

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