New year – new blog or how to migrate Community Server to any other engine, supports XML-RPC

יום חמישי, ינואר 1, 2009

Please update your bookmarks, because the new url of this blog is http://khason.net/ (you have not update RSS feeds, it will be done automatically). Why I did it? Why I decided to go to “stand-alone”… Well. there are some reasons. Generally, I do not want to explain all those here, but trust me, there are some. The main reason is, that there is no responsible person in charge for this blog platform in Microsoft Israel. This why, if your blog is popular and you have a respect to your blog visitors, you cannot host it here… Take a look...

Asus R50A UMPC review

יום חמישי, נובמבר 13, 2008

So, I got new branded Asus R50A UMPC for test. This ultra mobile machine with 5.6" WSVGA (1024x768) screen, based on Intel US15W chipset, comes with Intel Atom Z520 (1.33 Ghz, 533Mhz) processor, 1Gb of RAM and 20GB SSD. Also it has 3.5G mobile unit, integrated 802.11b/g network card and GPS. First impression was very cool. Slick design, big screen build in fingerprint reader.   What in the box? Power adapter (110/220V), compact keyboard, bunch of cables, extra...

For all those, who have problems with running WPF Performance Profiling tool – Microsoft cares

יום שני, ספטמבר 29, 2008

Three days ago, I announced the new release of WPF Performance Profiling Tool. A couple hours after this was announced, I got a number of comments from you, readers. It was about issues with running this tool. I checked the issue and forwarded it to development team from Microsoft. The problem was in bad parsing of comma and point characters in this tool, when using it on non-US locale. Dev team took care about it and hopefully they will provide a...
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Visual Studio snippet designer

יום שני, ספטמבר 22, 2008

Chicks love CodePlex as well as Microsoft loves it too and today they release extremely useful tool, that was internal for more, then three years. It named: “Visual Studio Snippet Designer”. As you can, probably, understand. This tools is used to create and manage VS time savers - snippet files (introduced in VS2005) This is great tool, that will help you a lot to save your time during regular everyday development. Any other...

A little bit about batteries

יום שבת, ספטמבר 20, 2008

I tired to write about programming, code and similar nerd stuff. So today I’ll write about … batteries. How is it? :) Today, batteries are in use all over our life. We have a battery in our mobile phone, computer, camera, mp3 player, even microwave, alarm and hand clock. So, the main problem with batteries, scientists all over the world work about is how to extend the working and life time. Let’s try to understand how to know whether the...

Choosing new notebook

יום שלישי, יולי 22, 2008

Hi, Community Brain. It’s time for me to change my old good Dell Latitude D820. I need performant machine and following the results of my findings. It’s really important for me to know your opinion about those choices. Also, if you have additional choices, I’d be happy to hear about it.   Dell Precision M6300 HP 8710W Lenovo T61p   Processor Intel® Core 2 Duo T9500 (2.6GHz, 6Mb, L2 cache, 800MHz FSB) Intel® Core 2 Duo T9500 (2.6GHz, 6Mb, L2 cache, 800MHz FSB) Intel® Core 2 Duo...
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Arabic and Hebrew languages bidirectional support for Silverlight 2.0 beta 2

יום חמישי, יולי 17, 2008

Those days, I’m, together with guys from Microsoft Egypt and Santeon, finishing development of bidirectional input and output support for Silverlight. I want you to take part in alpha testing of this solution. Please see the test form here and try it. <noframes>Visit <a href="http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/blogs/tamir/archive/2008/07/17/arabic-and-hebrew-languages-bidirectional-support-for-silverlight-2-0-beta-2.aspx">original article</a> to test</noframes> Also, you can download latest development build or compiled binary version with debug symbols and try it yourself. Please, if you’re in any issue, report it, by using issue tracker in CodePlex. In order to use...

Quick Silverlight Tip: How to access HTML DOM from Silverlight and Silverlight managed objects from HTML?

יום שלישי, יולי 1, 2008

After my session yesterday, I got number of email from people, who have a problem to access HTML DOM from Silverlight and vice verse. I want to answer to all of you by this post. Access HTML from Silverlight You have not do anything special in Silverlight to access it.  Your friend is HtmlPage.Window object. For example, if I want to execute window.open JavaScript method from Silverlight, all I have to do is to call: ...
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My XBAP deployment fails on user account, while administrators can run it well – what to do?

יום שלישי, מרץ 11, 2008

I know only one person, who has following problem, however it makes sense to post all steps to perform in order to solve the problem. Let's start from the error: While trying to run XBAP application with user's account on my machine, I get following error: System.UnauthorizedAccessException was unhandled Message="Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))" Source="System.Deployment while administrators on the same machine have no problem to run the same XBAPs. ...
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How to merge help files to appear inside Visual Studio?

יום רביעי, ינואר 9, 2008

How many times after an installation of some SDK, you saw, that nothing has been merged into Visual Studio help. You press F1 and nothing happens? What to do? Actually, the answer is really stupid. You should go into Visual Studio Documentation (Programs->Visual Studio ->Visual Studio documentation), go to Index and set filter by property to (unfiltered) and then look for collection manager->help There you will find all help files installed in your system and now,...
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