Monthly Archive: August 2008

Delicious Irony

Delicious Irony

Storm could swamp GOP convention Planners of the Republican National Convention in St. Paul held emergency conversations Wednesday about what to do if a tropical storm continues on its track as a potential Category 3 hurricane threatening New Orleans. Gustav’s...

Fatal Execution Engine Failure(0x7927e03e) and WCF

Fatal Execution Engine Failure(0x7927e03e) and WCF

An interesting issue cropped up during development this week.  It centered around a mysterious error that was happening in our web applications and causing IIS to crash…hard.  Peeking in the event log, I found the following error:

It was...

The Sandbox

The Sandbox

One mistake that I see time and time again, even from experienced developers, is trying to model new ideas, new techniques, and/or new designs directly into a working codebase. In my own experience, I’ve come to find this to be...

What Working With Python Has Taught Me…

What Working With Python Has Taught Me…

I’ve been working with Python for the last few weeks on a pet project that I have going on.  I’ve been using PyDev with Eclipse and using Django as the application framework for this web app.  Part of it is...

How Not To Get Hired For A Tech Job

How Not To Get Hired For A Tech Job

Once in a while, I toss my resume out there on Dice to see what the market’s like and what opportunities are out there; you never know, right? It always amazes me how terrible the process is and how it’s...