Settings Plus App for Windows Phone

Today I created my first windows application, Settings Plus. As a Windows Phone user myself, I did not see any applications out there that provides quick access to phone settings, especially to put the phone in silent mode (ringer and vibrate off). I really wanted this, so I dove in and started coding myself. I … “Settings Plus App for Windows Phone”

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Poor Man’s Nokia Lumia 900 Dock

After seeing the Lego dock, but in possession of no Legos, I figured I could 1UP, err down, that masterpiece. Behold, the box that it came in, dock! With Instructions. 1. Get your At&t box it came in. 2. Cut a small hole in the top cradle area, just above the recycle logo. 3. cut … “Poor Man’s Nokia Lumia 900 Dock”

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Import contacts in CSV format to Windows Hotmail

Now-a-days everyone is linking accounts and data, rather than keeping them in sync. So if you have multiple accounts with an addressbook or contact list, it makes it hard to keep them up-to-date, especially once you unlink them. 1. First export your contacts from your program or web app of choice. For me it was … “Import contacts in CSV format to Windows Hotmail”

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Windows Home Server Behind NGINX Reverse Proxy

I recently install WHS 2011 on my ESXI machine. All web traffic goes through a NGINX server to reverse proxy all my domains hosted another server. WHS requires SSL and therefore a records needs to be set within the nginx conf file. First thing to do is install WHS 2011. To help things along, I … “Windows Home Server Behind NGINX Reverse Proxy”

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Upgrading Redmine 1.2.1 to 1.3.0 fails on Windows, Mongrel

I previously upgraded my Redmine install from 1.1.0 to 1.2.1 an needed to supply a mongrel.rb file in the config/initialization folder. This was needed because of special requirements for use with Mongrel 1.1.5. After upgrading to 1.3.0, I copied my normal configuration.yml and database.yml to the config folder following the upgrade instructions, as well as … “Upgrading Redmine 1.2.1 to 1.3.0 fails on Windows, Mongrel”

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