Author: Phil Mowrey

16 Oct Bananas

That’s what my accountant says about creative people as opposed to the people in her office.  “Creative people are just bananas when it comes to numbers.” Maybe she is right.  There are levels of “bananas,” however.  I’m not that bad with the numbers (the finances of...

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21 Jun Debugging Connection Leaks

We recently had an issue with a web service we built to be the gateway for data entry to a client application. The issue was inconsistent (the worst kind). The errors seemed to occur in relatively short but frequent waves. A review of the error logs...

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10 May Rock On Nashville

On one of our late night work sessions, one of our DBD crew (Tom) looked up at what this city calls “the batman building” (a.k.a. The AT&T Tower) and said, “I’ve always thought that tower looked just like a hand doing this”. He bent his...

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20 Apr ASP.NET 4.0, Extensionless Urls, and the eurl.axd errors

Tuesday April 20, 2010 Apparently ASP.NET 4.0 has something special for “extensionless URLs”—which is what we get from using ISAPI_Rewrite on our Windows Server 2003 machines. The symptom we were seeing was that the URL Rewriting kept unexpectedly returning something similar to this: eurl.axd/ADkfjsFiSofmaWOeiejrlErF so rewriting something like: /myrewrite/articleID/articleName/ would...

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