I’m going to AWWDC

What… you don’t know what AWWDC is? Well, make sure you’re sitting down because this may come as a shock. It’s the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. *insert record scratching/squealing¬†tires sound here* Seeing as how I’m like Mr. Microsoft when it comes to software the most common reaction to this is probably “Woahhhhhhhhhhh, what the…?!?” Well… […]

Adobe and Microsoft doing the PR dance around Office 2007 PDF support

Just noticed via Dare’s blog that Adobe has officially responded to Microsoft’s announcement that PDF will be pulled due to fears of Adobe lawsuits. Then Microsoft comes back with a reassurance that all they’re trying to do is offer the best possible experience for the users that want PDFs from their Office documents and not […]

Designer Developer Workflow with WPF

Here’s a great Channel9 screencast¬†that just came out demo’ing how the¬†typical interaction between developer and designer will work with Visual Studio and Expression Interactive Designer. One thing about EID that I love which is demo’d here is the fact that control behavior is live in EID.¬†That is, any behavior you’ve built into¬†your controls will function, […]

Silent Breaking-Change to FormsAuthentication::RedirectFromLoginPage

Heads up on a silent breaking change that I just came across with FormsAuthentication’s RedirectFromLoginPage method¬†when migrating from ASP.NET¬†1.1 to 2.0. The exact message you get will be (with top of callstack): System.Web.HttpException: The return URL specified for request redirection is invalid.¬† at System.Web.Security.FormsAuthentication.GetReturnUrl(Boolean useDefaultIfAbsent)¬† at System.Web.Security.FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage(String userName, Boolean createPersistentCookie, String strCookiePath)¬† at System.Web.Security.FormsAuthentication.RedirectFromLoginPage(String userName, […]