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How to get Fiddler to show Azure Service API requests - Dec 15, 2014
How to get Fiddler to show outbound requests such as to the Azure Service APIs: Add the following into your web.config: <system.net> <defaultProxy> <proxy autoDetect="false" bypassonlocal="false" proxyaddress="http://127.0.0.1:8888" usesystemdefault="false" /> </defaultProxy>
Where’s the SQL Server Configuration Manager in Windows 8? - Aug 10, 2014
The SQL Server Configuration Manager is helpful for stopping/starting the SQL Server Services on your machine and also making sure all of the appropriate connection protocols are enabled. In particular it really helps when you are running multiple instances of SQL Server since it allows you to view
OneNote Page to PDF without Footer - Jul 28, 2014
A very useful feature of OneNote is that you can Export or Save a page (or section) as a PDF. I use this for generating invoices for my clients but there are lots of ways quickly turning your OneNote page into a PDF can help your daily workflow. You can create a PDF out of your OneNote page by going
Getting Started with Azure Files Preview - Jul 18, 2014
Azure Files allows Virtual Machines (VMs) in an Azure Data Center to mount a shared file system and then these VMs will be able to access these files using standard Windows file APIs (CreateFile, ReadFile, WriteFile, etc.). Many VMs can attach to these files concurrently, allowing you to share persi
Could not load file or assembly 'System.Web.Http.WebHost' - Jul 10, 2014
We ran into this error when deploying a solution from the build server: Could not load file or assembly 'System.Web.Http.WebHost, Version=22.214.171.124, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly refe
Microsoft Build (MSBuild) 12 - Jul 10, 2014
Did you know that you can install MSBuild to your build and deployment server individually without needing to install Visual Studio? You can get MSBuild 12 – aka Microsoft Build Tools 2013 – from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40760. Downloading and installing will give you