Monthly Archives: July 2006

Attaching/Detaching a 60inch mower deck for John Deere 445/455 AWS

Personal notes – 1. Tractor in park, turn wheels all the way to the left, lower deck, turn off.2. Disconect all 3 quick-attach points.3. Switch rear right deck wheel perpendicular to mower.4. Remove left rear deck wheel.5. Detach PTO connector.6. … Continue reading 

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Asynchronous Webservice Calls – the Truth behind the Begin… End… functions – Part II

In my previous post on this topic,  I concluded with three key points: The Begin function does not actually initiate the physical call on the wire – it simply places these calls into a queue to be processed later.  Due … Continue reading 

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Asynchronous WebService calls – the truth behind the Begin… End… functions

I’ve finally solved this one – not that the resolution makes me happy, but it’s nice to finally explain the behavior. I ran into a funny behavior four years ago with WebService calls on the .Net platform.  At that time, … Continue reading 

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Executing MSIs remotely

PsExec is a great utility for executing commands remotely – and it works especially nice for things like installs (MSIs) that require certain permissions during installs.  This is much easier than configuring telnet on the remote server to allow this.  … Continue reading 

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Setting up Log4Net

If you’re looking at setting up log4net in your application, I recommend checking out the “Quick and Dirty Guide to Configuring Log4Net for Web Applications“.  This is a great walk through complete with sample code.  You’ll need to dig into … Continue reading 

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System.IO.FileNotFoundException – running a webservice on Win 2k3

Here’s a bizarre problem I ran into today that I thought could use some google-juice.  I am getting the following error when I try to run a new webservice I have placed on any one of 4 windows 2003 servers. … Continue reading 

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Creating .Net subprojects under a main project site

There is a decent article on the Web Development Tools Team site about creating web-based subprojects on IIS.  Sub-projects work well for isolating subprojects under one main hat.  I’ve used this before in long-term migration from ASP->ASP.NET.  A few years … Continue reading 

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