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  • May 21, 2011

    Using bit.ly with the Twitter Notify Plugin for Windows Live Writer

    I had set this up before, but during the process of moving my blog to my devhammer.net domain, I wanted to enable the use of bit.ly-shortened links using my bit.ly API key with the excellent Twitter Notify plugin for Windows Live Writer on another machine. It was easy enough to find a couple of links to the process using Bing, but I also ran across this post from Scott Lovegrove (who is also the author of a nice backup utility for Windows Live Writer): more

    Tags: Downloads, Utilities, Windows Live Writer

  • May 20, 2011

    New Internet Explorer VMs for App Compatibility

    As many of you may be aware, you can only have one version of Internet Explorer installed at any given time (the exception being that the IE Platform Previews are able to install side-by-side with a released version of IE). Given this, Microsoft has for some time provided virtual machines for the purposes of testing applications against different versions of Internet Explorer. more

    Tags: App Compat, Internet Explorer, Virtual Machines

  • May 19, 2011

    Troubleshooting a Failed Orchard Module Install

    During the process of creating a new Orchard CMS-based blog, I wanted to future-proof my RSS feed. Most blogs have RSS feeds that are effectively hard-coded to the domain/url of the blog, meaning that if you ever need to move your blog to a different domain/url (which I’m now doing), you end up breaking your feed for current subscribers. more

    Tags: Orchard, RSS, Modules, Troubleshooting

  • May 19, 2011

    Hello, Orchard!

    Just wanted to create an official first post for my new Orchard CMS-based blog, before removing the test content I’ve been playing with. more

    Tags: Announcements


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