Author Archives: Luke Bennett

There’s a .app for that

When ICANN recently announced that it was pressing ahead with opening up gTLDs so that any business or organisation could start a public or private registry (e.g. .fb, .pepsi, .eco), I was really disappointed. It strikes me that this is a potential recipe for disaster. Even though ICANN has pledged to undertake due diligence and […]

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Menu issue with Aptana Studio 3 on Ubuntu 11.04

In a break from .NET/Visual Studio themed blog posts, a quick pointer for anybody attempting to use Aptana Studio 3 in Ubuntu 11.04 – the main menu is totally hosed because of a clash with the new Unity 3D window manager. There’s a workaround in the Appcelerator docs (Appcelerator being the recent new owners of […]

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Speeding up WebDAV performance

If you’re finding that accessing WebDAV shares is running extremely slowly (to the point of being almost unusable), check that the following setting is unticked in your Internet Explorer Options: Internet Options > Connections > LAN settings > Automatic configuration > Automatically detect settings I had this setting on on my machine (running IE9) and […]

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Release|BNB error when trying to build

It’s been a while since my last post; I had several major lifestyle changes a few months back, not least starting a family, so my priorities have been elsewhere. Anyway, hopefully I can get the post frequency up a bit now. The other day I encountered an odd issue when trying to build a solution. […]

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Getting a StyleCop SA0102 error with C# 4.0

I’m currently working on my first .NET 4.0 project at work. Whilst I’ve played with .NET 4.0 before, this is the first project where I’ve used it in conjunction with StyleCop. All was fine at first, then I suddenly started getting the following error when trying to build: SA0102: A syntax error has been discovered […]

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