OK this one has been baffling me for a long time but I just ignored it. We have been using the open source logging library log4net for a long time, and for the most part it was working fine. But the one thing that I wanted to do but could never get working was logging to what my brain wanted to call “The Console,” AKA (to me) the Output window in Visual Studio. I tried using the log4net appenders ConsoleAppender and ColoredConsoleAppender, to no avail. Turns out there’s a different appender that works with the Output window, and it’s not ConsoleAppender. The appender in question is TraceAppender! So here’s a little snippet of XML from my web.config files that handles[…]
Imagine my dismay when I discovered that my Apple Remote had taken a ride through the clothes washer and dryer a couple of weeks ago… As you may imagine, this journey rendered the remote inoperative and useless (albeit totally dry). Additionally, searching on the Apple Store was a bit more depressing since the device is evidently no longer available… yikes. eBay to the Rescue Thankfully there’s eBay. After nosing around a bit I was able to find several vendors who had very reasonable prices on basically brand-new remotes. I think mine ended up being $6.99 USD. At any rate, it arrived today and I was very pleased to try it out while listening to iTunes and it works perfectly. At[…]
I’ve been experimenting with some new WordPress themes, and I took a shine to DailyPress by Blog Oh Blog! I haven’t decided if this is going to be the permanent design, but it’s much better than the old default look I was using, especially with all the links back here regarding the iPhone wireframing templates.