Written on Sep, 02, 2010 by in | Leave a comment

While trying to export a dataset to excel from c#, i kept receiving the error: {“Old format or invalid type library. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80028018 (TYPE_E_INVDATAREAD))”} After a lot of searching, this apparently is a bug in the office interop regarding your culturalInfo. More information can be found here: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;320369 to fix, simple do the following BEFORE adding workbooks: [sourcecode …

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For a while now, we were looking at how we could easily centralize logging and have a realtime view in our application. Since a large part of our backend is based on ActiveMQ, and we have implemented log4net in most of our applications, We decided to go further down this road and wrote an appender which publishes log4net logentries on …

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Written on Mar, 25, 2010 by in , , | Leave a comment

One of our biggest challenges is bringing lots of information in an easy way. This involves a lot of UI design but sometimes, current methods are just not up to the task. And the only thing worse of not doing something, is doing it badly. So once in a while, we have to advice against the wishes of a customer …

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When researching something , i tend to have open A LOT of internet explorer / windows explorer windows and/or tabs.. I’ve found this “tweak” a long time ago but only remembered it when i upgraded my office desktop to a new machine (yes… i still run Windows XP …) and ran into the problem again that after opening x number …

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Written on Feb, 05, 2010 by in , | Leave a comment

I know don’t about you but for us, mapping entities to DTO’s is a very boring and timeconsuming task. While building a set of new webservices for internal usage, i needed to map a bunch of NHibernate BusinessObjects to DTO’s which could be used with webservices ( thus, being serializable).. in the past, we typically used a static class for …

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Written on Feb, 04, 2010 by in , , , | Leave a comment

At this point, Apache.NMS is in the stage or Release Candidate 2 (Apache.NMS 1.2.0.0-RC2) and it has a bunch of promising features and bugfixes in it ! Since we are very excited about this release ( we have entered some bugs , feature requests and tests), i just wanted to list some of the progress that has been done since …

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Originally from: http://nahidulkibria.blogspot.com/2009/06/how-to-fix-wcf-error-remote-server.html Few day’s ago one of our project(using wpf and wcf ) going live and we are start getting lots of weird error one of is 417 the remote server return unexpected response. after some investigation and we found its only occur when client are behind a proxy in our case its squid(http://www.squid-cache.org/) and has a configuration like …

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Written on Sep, 08, 2009 by in , , , | Leave a comment

With our new fiber in place and a couple of extra configs done, it was time to make this our main connection and disconnect the old one… Thinkin this shoulud be a relativly straight forward “replug and play” operation, i went off yesterday switching the connection, adjusting ip’s in dns and the Vpn’s on our firewalls on both our office …

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A couple of weeks ago, i wrote about my evaluation of code generation tools. Now although i promised to update while doing so.. i didn’t .. the simple reason is: I stopped it. After fideling around with several of them, i thought i was going to settle for codesmith.. Turns out that now, after a couple of weeks of playing, …

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Evey developer knows the disucssion who deleted a record and why or that they didn’t do it etc.; etc.. That is the reason why i NEVER do an actual delete of a record in the database but always use a flag ( reccreated, reccreater, recmodified,recmodifier,recdeleted,recdeleter and deleted as the flag) Now since a while i’ve been looking at Nhibernate for …

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