Monthly Archive: May 2007

SharePoint SoapServerException When Using Lists Service

SharePoint SoapServerException When Using Lists Service

When using the lists service to query the “User Information List” (the SharePoint list where the users and groups is located), you may encounter the exception: System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException:     Exception of type ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.SoapServer.SoapServerException’     was thrown.  at System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapHttpClientProtocol.ReadResponse(      SoapClientMessage message,       WebResponse...

Correlation Across Workflow Instances

Correlation Across Workflow Instances

One of the problems that I’ve been working on solving recently centered around correlation in workflows.  In simple terms, where a workflow may produce parallel execution paths, correlation allows the runtime to route events to the right workflow execution path....

5 Lessons For Barbeque’n

5 Lessons For Barbeque’n

Cut veggies into large sizes.  This makes it easier to work with them and not have them fall through the grate. Put small items onto skewers.  Items like shrimp just won’t work on the grill without a skewer. If you’re...

25 Up

25 Up

I just finished watching the documentary 49 Up. There’s something quite moving in watching people mature from 7 to 49 in a matter of minutes and to see the change in their ideals, dreams, and their lives.  It was fascinating...

Palm Readings Vindicated (Sorta, Kinda)!

Palm Readings Vindicated (Sorta, Kinda)!

Came across an interesting article on Yahoo today on how finger lengths/ratio can be used to predict SAT performance. Specifically: Kids with longer ring fingers compared to index fingers are likely to have higher math scores than literacy or verbal...

Blizzard Announces Starcraft 2!!!

Blizzard Announces Starcraft 2!!!

:-O 3:07 – Showing gameplay footage – Looks like protoss ships – floating over asteroid/ base structure – entering protoss ase – similar looking buildings – vespene gas still in the game – character pane shows up on right side...

Recycling Styrofoam

Recycling Styrofoam

I came across an interesting white paper from Sony on recycling styrofoam. Additionally, and this is an important point, the evaporated limonene is returned to a clean liquid state and can be reused any number of times. This system can...

Office Add-In Development “Gotcha”

Office Add-In Development “Gotcha”

Because of the nature of how Office add-ins are loaded, it’s an easy enough mistake to try to name your configuration file as: <library-name-with-extension>.config or in my case, <executable-name-with-extension>.config. In fact, the configuration file actually needs to be named WINWORD.exe.config...

Cool Stuff

Cool Stuff

Just some random stuff for today: I came across an interview on CNN.com with Scott Adams that is a good read. Especially insightful is: I start at 5 usually, 5 in the morning. I just walk across the street in...

How Important Is A Candidate’s Belief In Evolution?

How Important Is A Candidate’s Belief In Evolution?

It has been raised in various discussions on the topic of the 2008 presidential elections: just how important is a candidate’s belief in the theory of evolution? Should the people even care? I say yes. It shows that one has...