Visual Studio Debug

Our software development team recently encountered a problem debugging in Visual Studio. When they start the debug session, the browser session shows a blank page. We researched registry settings, Visual Studio settings, web.config, IIS…

NoSQL vs. SQL

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NoSQL’s popularity has been on the rise over the last five years, with favorites like MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, and Redis on the forefront. With NoSQL’s strengths in its fantastic performance and the ability to store and query denormalized…

WordPress: Resolving MediaFileManager Notice Issue

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WordPress Our WP development team ran into a problem with the Media File Manager plugin by Atsushi Ueda in which the code was attempting to read from an array index that did not exist. This resulted in a Notice level error from PHP, and…

Fix: php mysql is VERY slow

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Our PHP development team encountered many situations where remote connections to mysql take 5 seconds to return responses.  In some cases, we've rebuilt servers after tearing our hair out.  This has happened on Windows, Linux, PHP, apache,…

DNN Display on All Pages Not Working

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DNN Navigation Our CMS development team was working on a dotNetNuke site with a Navigation bar and added it to all pages. I then edited the Navigation bar, pulled off the Display on All Pages check box in the Settings dialog box, and…

Cart Viper Categories Viewable in Sidebar

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Our ecommerce team discovered that there's a strange little feature in the Cart Viper shopping cart category listing that caused me about half-an hour worth of frustration. It's actually documented in the tool itself but it was difficult to…

SOLVED: GP Dynamics 401 Error

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GP Dynamics After rebuilding the SQL Server and restoring databases due to a catastrophic hardware failure that even corrupted the redundancies, once users tried to open certain smartlists, they received the following error window: Then,…

Operations and Operators

Very often, programmers come from a mathematical background where they have frequently dealt with operators and operations and but find it confusing to use these same terms in the context of programming. I had that problem one time myself. Since…

Google Analytics Upgrade

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Google Analytics Internet Marketers depend upon Google Analytics to make SEO and PPC decisions. Google is now in the process of moving everyone away from Google Analytics to an updated tool called Universal Analytics. This tool includes…