Finding Installed .Net Framework Versions

There are a few different ways to find what versions of the .Net framework you have installed. I did a bit of searching and it seems as though most applications and scripts use the registry but some query the file system as well. You will also find many of the…

PowerShell and Potatoes

Someone recently asked me what the quickest way of moving all of your "wanted" movies from one intance of CouchPotato to another was. I didnt have an answer off hand, but i checked it out when i got home and came up with a quick PowerShell script that seems to…

Targeting Windows Universal with PhoneGap

I recently inherited a code base that had been maintained using the Apache Cordova tools for Visual Studio. The project had initially been created using the PhoneGap command line tool, but the developers soon realized that PhoneGap did not yet have support for Windows Universal apps and switched to using…

Installing Sentry in Docker

Sentry is an open source project that lets you log errors raised by your applications into central service where they can be analyzed. Sentry supports a plethora of programming languages including C# and JavaScript. While i am not going to focus on how to implement Sentry logging in your applications…

Oh, Afrihost

Afrihost, in my opinion, is the best ISP in South Africa. I have been using them for about 2 years without a single issue, so it was only a natural move when i decided to order a 20mbps line for my new house in Durban North at the beginning of…

Bug in MSBuild (940245)

It seems that, under certain circumstances, if you have a Portable Class Library that contains an asset that is marked as copy always, and you reference the library from a Windows Phone Silverlight project, the asset will be copied into the resulting .xap file twice. The bug looks like it…