First Data’s directions for setting up their web service in Visual Studio is very confusing and I ended up calling them for help. Visual Studio 2010 has different directions than previous versions of Visual Studio. Here is how I got it to work. First install the certificate, go into Internet Options in the Control Panel. […]
So you are graduating (or have graduated) from college and are now looking for a job? My I know my cousin is in the same boat. I have been giving him some tips to get that extra edge. Here are some of those tips that I have been telling him. Go on StackOverflow and answer […]
This isn’t really a “fix” as it was something that I learned that was causing me a headache. My wife just got a Samsung DROID Charge and was sending me “meeting requests”. These appointments would be automatically added to my calendar without me accepting them. I finally realized that I had both Mail.app and iCal […]
I needed an attribute to validate the credit card expiration date and couldn’t find any good examples. I have it working now, so others can use it. Here is the action that does the validation: In your form model, do the following:
Are you annoyed that Adobe Acrobat Reader pops up in Google Chrome? I was. With some searching I found out you can enter about:plugins in the URL bar then search for Adobe Acrobat and disable it.
I had a problem recently where because of some old programs with built-in O-specs I didn’t really know what the name of the spool file generated is in CL. I found this API that can figure that out for you. Here is how to use it. First declare your variables: /* QSPRILSP Fields */ DCL […]
I am posting this tip here so I don’t lose it for the next time I need it. I had to compare three tabs and was would have been easiest to compare them side-by-side. Here is what I figured out: Click on the View tab. Click New Window. Repeat this for as many windows that […]
I am documenting this here because this is very difficult to find anywhere online. When you are creating a report in Visual Studio, one of the options you have is to create a subreport. I tried to make one a year ago and gave up after failing to get it to run correctly. This time […]
I had the need to force word-wrap some text in a cell in Excel. Use Alt-Enter to accomplish this.
I have been thinking about this and have some thoughts on the whole thing. The internet started out with most people not knowing or understanding it. Today they can’t live without it. Blogging was something that was around before 1998 (when I started blogging), back then no body knew about it or could understand why […]