June 2011 - Posts

Eddy Currents Can Trap You

Friday, June 24, 2011 6:48 AM by nairdo
Our current church management system has been falling behind. The Visual Studio precompiled website solution we get with the SDK still targets the .NET Framework 3.5 and this morning I ran into my biggest issue to date: I can't use the NuGet.Core Read More...

Custom IE Error Page (DNSERROR.HTM)

Monday, June 20, 2011 3:22 PM by nairdo
When you use a web based kiosk for your attendant-less check-in system , you should think about what's going to happen if your network fails you -- especially if you're using the 3G network. This is what you'll see if the kiosk cannot reach Read More...

Patchy Philosophy and the Bug Free Software

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 8:17 PM by nairdo
[note: This is an especially 'angry coder' post -- so I encourage the the faint of heart reader to simply skip this article.] Although I hate to admit it, I know there is no such thing as bug free software releases. With testing and a solid QA Read More...

Remote, Mobile, 3G, Check-in

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 7:11 AM by nairdo
When we launched our Queen Creek campus at the Queen Creek High School, we decided not to rely on the local network there. Having learned our network reliability lessons when we ran a test church at Campo Verde High School the year before, we instead Read More...

Mind Storm

Saturday, June 11, 2011 7:02 AM by nairdo
Here are a few of the things swirling around in my head that make it hard to sleep... thinking about new friends I met in North Africa that live in tents (refugees) and have lost everything due to the revolution having so much side work I have to turn Read More...

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