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WSUS Smart Approve V1.0.0.2 released

Posted:
9 years ago

I've just released a new version of the WSUS Smart Approve tool aimed at covering another of the possibilities I had listed on Codeplex, the ability to filter updates by products.

Automating the T4 Custom Tool Settings for a Visual C++ Project

Posted:
9 years ago

With the number of T4 files I use across my projects, I wanted to simplify using them by removing the monotonous task of having to set the custom build tool every time you add a ".tt" file.

WSUS Smart Approve V1.0.0.1 released

Posted:
9 years ago

I've released a new version of the WSUS Smart Approve tool aimed at covering some of the possibilities I listed on the Codeplex site after the initial release.

Non-NAT connection with Linksys WAG200G

Posted:
10 years ago

If you are attempting to use a non-NAT setup (i.e. you have an IP range with your ISP) with a Linksys WAG200G you may have an issue that despite NAT and the firewall on the router being disabled you are unable to route inbound traffic to the IP address range.

WSUS Smart Approve released.

Posted:
10 years ago

After noticing a fair bit of interest (according to the web site logs anyway) for my WSUS Smart Approve project. I've brought forward plans to publish it on Codeplex.

Base74 Proof Of Concept

Posted:
10 years ago

This proof of concept came about as a result of a discussion on URL shortening services, like TinyUrl and bit.ly. Someone was asking about the basic idea behind them and the most effective way of getting short urls.

Short sightedness of the UK governments Communication Consultation.

Posted:
10 years ago

The internet is a global system, control of it is extremely difficult because jurisdiction is limited to the physical location of equipment. It frequently annoys me when suggestions are made with no regard for the technical implications they can produce. I'm not just talking about the excess cost, but the absolute futility in some of the suggestions.

Building Console for x64 with Visual Studio 2008

Posted:
10 years ago

Console is an open source tool that provides tabbed console applications, such as command. The current release on Sourceforge only supports WIN32, and getting it to build on x64 needs a bit of work.

Building FreeImage for x64 with Visual Studio 2008

Posted:
10 years ago

FreeImage is an open source library for imaging. The current release on Sourceforge only supports WIN32, and getting it to build on x64 takes a little work.

Building OpenJPEG for x64 with Visual Studio 2008

Posted:
10 years ago

OpenJPEG is an open source library for imaging. The current release (1.3) only supports WIN32, and getting it to build on x64 requires a change to the code in order to get it to build.