Musings of Geekdom by Eric Newton

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February 2013 Entries

A while back, I wrote an article on about being able to encrypt the value of an HttpCookie. Adam Tibi wrote a follow up article regarding this, but the original code still works great as written.I've since refreshed that code a little and presented it on ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 1:26 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ C# .NET Development ASP.NET ]

Google Maps Web services API wrapper for C#
Just released a new version of my gmaps-api-net (Google Maps Web Services API) for c# due to some bugs in the building of urls in the previous version, v0.10.0. Go snag it from next release, v0.11.0 will have some pretty big changes in the c# api due to some restructuring that I feel is necessary:- JSON serialization classes are directly exposed as the domain objects, will be abstracting them into a separate namespace and present better controlled domain ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 1:15 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ C# .NET Development Google Maps ]

That darn WinSXS black hole!
As you may know, every Windows installation starting with Vista has a winsxs directory that takes up a lot of space... not a problem when you have a 500GB volume... but a big problem when you have a VPS with only 40GB of space and the winsxs is taking up 12GB!Just ran across a post on that finally actually works for reducing the winsxs directory.dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded /hidesp I can verify that this command works Windows Server 2008R2 and Windows 7. I don't have ......

Posted On Sunday, February 24, 2013 2:47 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ winsxs windows service pack vps hosting ]

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