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  • Re: .jpg.jpeg

    [quote]Is that message specific to whatever software that is? (Is that Opera?) Or is it an OS-wide thing? (What is that? OSX?)[/quote] Microsoft Outlook on OS X. Apparently the built-in Mail app in OSX doesn't behave well with the Exchange setup at work so we need to use Outlook. It really hasn't been too bad though, I expected a lot ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 11-05-2013
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    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 11-04-2013
  • "Interesting" mobile browser detection

    The local electricity company's online management portal seems to use some rather interesting browser detection code: var isMobile = "" === "true"; var isAndroid = "" === "true"; var isIPad = "" === "true"; var isIPhone = "" === "true"; I ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 07-26-2013
  • Re: Go screwed over the indie game Haunts

    [quote user="blakeyrat"]I mean I already think Nuget on Windows/Visual Studio is a bad idea[/quote] NuGet is much better because: 1. Package restore (where it downloads packages from the internet at build time) is optional. By default, packages are stored in a local folder, which you can check in to source control 2. Packages are ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 05-14-2013
  • Re: On one hand...

    [quote user="levbor"]Why am I the only one who thinks this is TRWTF? [/quote] Why have computers on when they're not being used? That's just a waste of power.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 03-10-2013
  • Re: 1. It's a long, you fool! 2. No, it's an int! 3. Goto 1

    Reminds me of something I'd see on http://www.textfromxcode.com/ :P
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 03-10-2013
  • Re: I don't know what to call this pattern

    Shouldn't the UI be communicating to a business layer, not directly to the DAL? [quote]dependency injection framework such as spring or GIN.[/quote] I'd suggest Google Guice.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 02-08-2013
  • Re: Win7 Desktop WTF

    [quote]Sometimes you're told that you need permission from $USER to perform an operation, but $USER can't actually enter credentials for you. [/quote] I got this one at work a while ago: Another time, it said I need permission from daniell (my user). The file wasn't locked by any other process, and closing and reopening Explorer ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 01-22-2013
  • Re: Build failed with 0 warnings and 0 errors

    [quote user="LoremIpsumDolorSitAmet"] Nice find! So whose build code should be named and shamed?[/quote] It's in Microsoft's "Microsoft.Web.Publishing.Tasks" assembly. [quote]Well, it's better then why my copies of the Windows ISO burner seem to do: Appear to successfully finish only to find that the disk ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 01-07-2013
  • Re: Build failed with 0 warnings and 0 errors

    Turns out the build failure was because of a particular task failing but not outputting any errors: Task "CollectFilesinFolder" (TaskId:470) Done executing task "CollectFilesinFolder" -- FAILED. (TaskId:470) I looked at this task in a decompiler and saw that it loads an error message but never actually does anything with ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Daniel15 on 01-06-2013
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