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Teach Yourself Azure in 4 hours

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 12-Sep-2013 16:54

Learning to use Azure: Create Web Site - Checkhttps://manage.windowsazure.com/?whr=live.com#Workspaces/All/dashboard Create Database - Checkhttps://manage.windowsazure.com/?whr=live.com#Workspaces/SqlAzureExtension/Databases Upload Project to TFS - (read the entire post)...



System.BadImageFormatException

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 17-Jan-2013 12:02

Scenario: I've built a .NET 4.0 Windows Forms app... I've added it to a .NET 4.0 Setup project... My DEV PC has .NET 4.0 Framework installed... When I attempt to install the resultant .msi, I get an error message... System.BadImageFormatExceptio (read the entire post)...



That Awkward Moment

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 22-Sep-2012 10:02

When, you've left to go on holiday; And you've handed over a deployment to a colleague; And you're confident the solution is good to go; And you've tested the entire solution to bits; And you forgot to copy the latest code from DEV to TEST; So that t (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 11

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 27-Dec-2010 17:28

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 11 November 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, In November, I: Conquered the Project Management tool which Telecom uses by entering 3 months actuals and 1 months forecast work for the 8 staff in my team. I (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 10

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 5-Nov-2010 13:41

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 10 October 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, In October, I: Went to a Science Fiction themed party at my sister's house for her grandson (school holidays); Played a couple of games of squash in the Spring (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 9

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 8-Oct-2010 12:56

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 9 September 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, In September, I: Successfully installed my sister's new wireless home network (after two failed attempts); Attended a Microsoft briefing (Telecom only) with Do (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 8

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 10-Sep-2010 15:49

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 8 August 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, In August, I: Discussed Team Foundation Server option for my Telecom team with Microsoft Consulting; Failed (twice) to install my sister's wireless modem; Went s (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 7

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 2-Aug-2010 13:44

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 7 July 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, In July, I: Added the new GST rate (effective 1-Oct) to a major pricing database; Farewelled a long-term contractor; Took back ownership of all his project work; (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 6

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 30-Jun-2010 21:38

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 6 June 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, This month I managed to: Code in PHP for the first time in years; Protest the Emissions Trading Scheme; Complete my annual performance evaluation; Watch a World-C (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 5

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 31-May-2010 10:31

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 5 May 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, This month I managed to: Upgrade to VS2010; Had a birthday; Attended a wedding; Saw a movie (Iron Man 2); Presented a guest lecture at VUW; Attended a committee (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 4

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 12-May-2010 08:29

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 4 April 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, Stake in the ground: the April issue should come out at the end of April, documenting what happened in April. (That decision was never necessary, when the newslette (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 3

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 30-Mar-2010 12:16

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 3 March 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, Looking forward to the Visual Studio 2010 launch in April. Finding it hard to find time to study for my next exam. Blessings, James Developer News Grenada (read the entire post)...



Geek Post Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 2

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 24-Mar-2010 17:36

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 2 February 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, Still catching up on stuff I did last month. It's been hectic at work, so taking a breather to document it all seems good to me. Blessings, James Developer (read the entire post)...



GeekPost Monthly Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 1

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 8-Mar-2010 09:59

Geek Post Volume 2 Issue 1 January 2010 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, Last year, I started this newsletter. I managed 11 weeks before year end. This was a bit much, so this year I will probably end up doing monthly. I have two mon (read the entire post)...



The Correct Way to Edit a CR in DW

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 1-Feb-2010 09:52

I've just discovered the correct way to change the implementation details of a Change Request within Digital Workflow. It is not an intuitive process, so I document it here in order to remember. The correct way to do this is to: On the Approval tab (read the entire post)...



GeekPost Weekly Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 11

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 28-Dec-2009 17:35

Geek Post Volume 1 Issue 11 Friday 25 December 2009 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, Merry Christmas. Posting a bit late (again). Last for the year, and all that. Hope it's going well with you, yada, yada, yada. Christmas was differe (read the entire post)...



GeekPost Weekly Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 10

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 21-Dec-2009 16:43

Geek Post Volume 1 Issue 10 Friday 18 December 2009 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, A delayed posting, sorry, because: In Auckland Thursday and Friday for post-BAT review of one of my projects; At Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed mo (read the entire post)...



GeekPost Weekly Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 9

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 11-Dec-2009 08:25

Geek Post Volume 1 Issue 9 Friday 1 December 2009 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, I had a good week: Delivered a large project to PROD, just before Brown-Out was applied; Did two more practice tests. Four down, only two more to go; (read the entire post)...



GeekPost Weekly Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 8

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 4-Dec-2009 14:01

Geek Post Volume 1 Issue 8 Friday 4 December 2009 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, Nothing particularly geeky to report this week. I re-discovered a useful short-cut at work today: when your Change Request is knocked back at the last po (read the entire post)...



GeekPost Weekly Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 7

By James Hippolite, in , posted: 27-Nov-2009 08:57

Geek Post Volume 1 Issue 7 Friday 27 November 2009 Hippolite Musings Tena Koutou Katoa, I learned something else new things this week. How to embed an image into an email: Dim pdfLink As String = String.Format("<a href='http://{0}/C2M/ (read the entire post)...



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James Hippolite
Wellington
New Zealand


Welcome to my technical blog. 

Here, I attempt to distill the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer knowledge I have accumulated since first qualifying MCP in 1996.  This blog started on 13 September 2007 as an off-shoot from my mixed up personal blog.  But it took a shot in the arm from Scott Hanselman's talk at TechEd New Zealand 08 "32 Ways To Make Your Blog Suck Less".