Whilst working on a proof of concept WCF service I ran into an interesting security “zone” issue which caused me a few headaches for an afternoon. I was moving some code out of a prototype WinForm application into a WCF service to prove and demonstrate the next phase of the infrastructure. The functionality in question reference some custom ‘C’ libraries which had already been proven to run when referenced locally within the Windows application. However . . .
I guess the obvious answer is “yes” as there is always notepad and command line compilation, but if you want to use Visual Studio or do anything with IIS, Message Queues, etc. then the answer quickly becomes a frustrating no! This hasn’t usually been a problem, but having just started in a new job which is just starting out in .NET I’m finding what a frustrating experience not having admin rights can be. Visual Studio . . .
A helpful little tool to reduce the amount of typing needed to produce HTML, with a more detailed introduction on Smashing Magazine. Also include a Resharper 5.0 plug-in.