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Windows and Office security guide for Office developers

Windows and Office security guide for Office developers

Office add-in security and certificates has always been somewhat of a daunting task. In today’s article we’ll first investigate code-signing certificates and why they are used. We’ll then take a closer look at the Office Trust Center function and settings. Read more at Add-in Express. To see all my recent […]

SPAM!

SPAM!

  I had a spate of spam attacks for a while now, with the installation of WordPress I activated the reCaptcha plugin. Unfortunately it worked too well, and no comments were saved. So I’ve now activated the Akismet plugin, so let hope that works and I’m looking forward to your […]

MythicalManMoth.com down for maintenance

MythicalManMoth.com down for maintenance

Hi there, mythicalmanmoth.com is down for maintenance. Busy installing WordPress. Will be back shortly!!

New Year, New Look

New Year, New Look

Well, It’s been some time since I’ve last blogged and as you can see Mythical Man Moth has a new look. Unfortunately due to SubText’s export functionality not working, some comments went missing.You’ll notice that you can now chat to me directly via Windows Live Messenger by clicking on this […]

What about deployment?

What about deployment?

I’ve recently been subcontracted to write an application for a clients’ client. I have to deliver the application in a easy to install fashion, since I won’t be installing the application myself. The problem with software deployment is that it is almost always an afterthought, so much time and effort […]

The missing LINQ

The missing LINQ

I’ve been playing around with LINQ, in order to start moving toward CSLA version 3.5, which makes extensive use of LINQ. So far, it’s been a fairly pleasant trip. The OR-Mapper included in VS 2008 links (linqs?) your object nicely together and it’s pretty straight forward to get started. Here’s […]

Helpdesk for Outlook

Helpdesk for Outlook

My company, Coalition Software, has released its latest product. It’s a Helpdesk Add-in for Outlook 2007. It’s a small tool for use by in-house support teams. The users they support can submit tickets quickly and easily directly from Outlook. It can be run in online as well as offline mode. […]

Software Startups, the gorilla guide. Part 2

Software Startups, the gorilla guide. Part 2

In part 1 we spoke about getting started, and interacting with you customer. Today I’ll clear a few things up about cocktail napkin specs and the advantages of sitting on-site, amongst other things. Also please note that what I’m saying in this guide might not apply to everybody, this works […]

Windows Live Writer

Windows Live Writer

I’ve recently downloaded the latest Windows Live Messenger and I noticed you can download a host of extra add-on’s. One of which is the Windows Live Writer. As a matter of fact I’m blogging on it right now. The configuration is fairly straight forward, all you need do is give […]

CSLA : Step-by-Step, Complex Data Types & some gotchas

CSLA : Step-by-Step, Complex Data Types & some gotchas

Welcome to the third instalment of CSLA: Step-by-Step. In the previous 2 parts we looked at which tools to use to get started and creating business objects with parent-child relationships. In this part we’ll do some pretty cool stuff with CSLA as well as tackling one or two gotchas that […]