RamblingRoss

The blog of Ross Fruen, a .NET consultant

The following advert has been placed on Ebay...

For sale, one York Pacer 2120 magnetic resistance treadmill.

This is in slightly used condition with some scratches, but is full functional and has plenty of life left in it.

The digital monitor shows elapsed time, speed, calories burnt, distan...

Recently Reev sent me a query about using nms FormMail to collect message containing Japanese characters.

The documentation for nms FormMail seems to suggest that you only need to change the $charset variable in the USER CONFIGURATION SECTION from 'iso-8859-1' to 'utf-8'.

Unfortunately this doe...

There are several guides on the web covering the addition of Google based search to FlatPress sites.

This plugin takes a slightly different approach by extending the existing SearchBox plugin to also support Google searches and hence the possibility of generating income (if you are lucky) via Goog...

A recent project has required a C# based web service to update a directory server with changes it receives.

For testing the directory server chosen was OpenLDAP as shipped with Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx).

A great little tool found for manipulating this directory was LDAP Admin.

One of the projects I have been working on uses the nunit.mocks assembly.

Previously this project used release 2.4.7 of NUnit. On upgrading to 2.4.8 some tests started to fail.

It appears that the behaviour of the Expect method has subtly changed. Previously the number of times a mocked method w...