Deleting sub-directories (folders) in ASP.NET 2.0 restarts the AppDomain

All the while I thought that the AppDomain only restarts when the web.config, global.asax, bin folder (or it’s contents) is changed and if there are considerable number of files have changed (15 is the magic number as they say but can’t verify). All the while I was wrong, by default (that is without tweaks), deleting ...

Missing Visual Studio Recent Project/File list

Either you just missed to add it in your Menu (Tools > Customize – take it from there) or you have set your windows to not remember your most recent document list. Yes Visual Studio depends on the windows setting. https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=108731

SSL and SQL Server 2005

Getting an "error occured during the pre-login handshake". in SQL Server? I just spent the last few hours trying to figure out why I can't connect to my local SQL 2005 instance and getting the error above. I was using SQL Management Studio. I tried tweaking Network/Client Configuration, Protocols using SQL ConfigurationManager, Surface Area Configuration ...

Tool List

Aside from essentials installations here are some of the application I have on my PC which proved useful to me so you might as well look into. Will post the links soon. General TimeSnapper Pro Diskeeper Pro Premier Ad-Aware (Free) Spybot S&D (Free) Windows Defender Zone Alarm (just turned Pro) HiJackThis (Trend Micro) RSSReader TuneUp ...

Microsoft Second Shot Exams are back

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/offers/secondshot/default.mspx Testing Centers in the Philippines: http://www.microsoft.com/philippines/learning/ (these are learning centers but they are the most common exam centers too) http://www.register.prometric.com/ClientProgram.asp (list from Prometric, just follow the links) Microsoft Learning start page http://www.microsoft.com/learning/default.mspx According to the FAQ, “You must take the first exam between September 15, 2007 and January 30, 2008. If you don’t pass, ...

Welcome to my new Tech Blog

I have my tech blog setup at last (need a little more modifications like themes etc but it's here). I was thinking of coding the blog features myself but I figured it would require more than I currently have so I'm using BlogEngine.NET instead. It will also be a good way for me to get ...