I went to ScaleConf a couple of weeks ago, and have been meaning to write about some thoughts I had, so here it is! The conference is, as per its name, primarily about scaling, and to be more specific, scaling software, and to be even more specific, a lot of the talks were about scaling […]
So, I’ve been playing around with Mono on a virtual machine for a while now, and want to just put down some thoughts. Note that this won’t be an in-depth review of Mono, but just my initial experiences coming from a MS .net background.
We’re distributing our .net application using Microsoft’s MSI installer technology (using the very powerful WiX to do it). We’ve recently seen a problem with the installer not upgrading older versions, but rather just installing on top of the existing version, which results in the application being listed twice in the “Add/remove programs” (Programs and Features […]
(this post is more a note to my future self than anything else) The WP Super Cache plugin for WordPress is a pretty awesome plugin. The other day I was having problems with it not doing any caching and spitting out the following just before the head tag (where the wp_head() call is): <!– Page […]
If you’re using SQL Server, and you’re inserting records into a table with an auto increment primary key, I suggest you don’t use @@IDENTITY to retrieve the previously inserted Id. Rather use SCOPE_IDENTITY(). The reason for this is that @@IDENTITY gives you the last generated Id in the current session vs. SCOPE_IDENTITY() gives you the […]