405 Server Error with certain verbs while using ServiceStack.net

It’s an error that can be very common in rest services but in this case it’s the classic worked on my machine but when deploying to a development server things started going wrong.  At this point I’d like to say that ServiceStack.net isn’t the problem it’s a fantastic framework just coincidence :). Looking over the web.config and IIS settings everything looked good. I wasn’t using anything that wasn’t on the server until I noticed the WebDAV Icon. This I found was the problem.  After removing WebDAV from the server everything started working as required. The short and curlys of it all, if you have this error check if WebDAV is installed and […]

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Me and MVC – Learning Curve

After installing Visual Studio 2008 on my laptop and having some spare time I decided to look at the ASP.NET MVC framework.  The framework is an architectural pattern based on model-view-controller.  I’m not going to re-invent the wheel and go into more detail about the framework as there are quite a few good articles dedicated to the subject.  Where can I get it ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions Preview ASP.NET MVC Introduction to the framework What is the MVC pattern (Wiki) Scott Guthries – ASP.NET MVC Framework Simone Chiaretta ASP.NET MVC Framework – Part 1 Summary The learning curve now begins as I am about to start re-writing a project using this […]

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Out with Galleries in with Flickr

Subtext comes with a handy little gallery feature which I can’t fault as it does everything you would expect a gallery component to do however, I was finding it a little frustrating putting albums up all over the place so I decided to take the plunge and write a quick control that looks at my Flickr account. The title isn’t really that accurate as I plan on keeping the subtext gallery control on my pages until I am happy I have transferred, backed up and organised everything. The benefits are obvious, all changes are done centrally, files are stored on Flickr which means I am saving disk space and bandwidth. […]

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Popup Posts – Some good reading

Some interesting posts have appeared in the last couple of days which deserve a read Phil Haack 10 Developers For The Price Of One  Please nominate subtext for a sourceforge community choice award Steve Harman Lightbox and Subtext Galleries Integration Simone Chiaretta Nice little article about how to refresh an update panel from javascript From SitePoint What Ajax Library do you use?  

.NET utility classes, why re-invent the wheel?

Phil does it again.  Back to basics in relation to using methods that already exist in the .Net Framework. Aswell as his list some of the comments also contain pieces of code that are valuable and over looked. Check out his post http://www.haacked.com/archive/2007/06/13/the-most-useful- .net-utility-classes-developers-tend-to-reinvent.aspx One for the favourites

Website Update

As you may have noticed the website has been updated.  I took the decision to change the CMS from my own one which was really in beta to subtext.  Subtext brings alot more functionality to the site and new features are planned.  If your looking for an asp.net blogging engine then check out subtext. The theme is still being “tweaked” but it’s not to far off so please bear with me. Also please check out http://site.gravatar.com as the comments section works in conjunction with it 🙂 Till Next time stay safe…..