Detecting if IIS is installed and ASP/ASP.NET is registered

Recently, someone sent me an email about my post on using managed code to detect the installed Framework versions and services packs. The posts were really just pointers to my article on The Code Project, but it did bring up an interesting topic. The question at hand really boils... [Read More]

February was busy!

All I can say is, “Wow!” I just looked at my blog and realized that I posted 34 posts for last month. I’m sure some of you may not think this is a large amount, but for me it represented the single busiest month of blogging since I started almost... [Read More]

Visual Studio Code Metrics

Visual Studio will finally get built-in support for generating code metrics for project and solutions. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait until Orcas officially ships, but it is part of the latest March CTP release (Virtual PC image or self-extracting install). Again, as with the integrated FxCop analysis, this will... [Read More]

GotDotNet shutting down!

The Microsoft sponsored GotDotNet developer community site is shutting down! All of the functionality will be phased out by July 2007, so there isn’t much time left. According to the announcement, Microsoft is phasing out GotDotNet for the following reasons: Eliminate redundant functionality between GDN and other community... [Read More]

Community Credit

A while ago I posted a entry about Community Credit. I don’t remember what the membership count was when I joined, but it’s almost at 7000 members now! I don’t know if there is an official record of the most number of new users in a day, but... [Read More]