Sunday, April 22, 2012

Scrum vs Kanban

I personally consider that Scrum provides the best practices for software engineering. However, it's still useful to know what other things people are trying in the software world. One of these techniques in Kanban. You can learn a little about it here: 

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Sharepoint 101: Always read the error messages

If you're new to Sharepoint just like me, you'll notice that every time there is something to learn. Sharepoint is full of... little issues that keep your "googling" skills sharp. This time I was trying to solve a timeout error when debugging an application page. The error was "The web server process that was being debugged has been terminated by Internet Information Services (IIS). This can be avoided by configuring Application Pool ping settings in IIS".

Thankfully the solution is also indicated right there in the message! How often does this happen? Never!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Could not load type System.ServiceModel.Activation.HttpModule: aspnet_regiis to the rescue

I recently installed Sharepoint on my machine and I couldn't run some Windows Azure solutions. The error was "Could not load type System.ServiceModel.Activation.HttpModule" and it's actually really simple to fix. Just run aspnet_regiis -iru and you're good to go!