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Find the NetBios Name of a domain in AD
Its been quite a bit of struggle for me to find an accurate way of finding the netbios name of a domain from AD using System.DirectoryServices. In case you are in the same jam here how you do it. Connect to AD using the following ldap url: LDAP://CN=Partitions,CN=Con... When querying AD using the Directory Searcher object uses the following filter: netbiosname=* This should give you a record from AD containing the netbios name of the domain as the ......

Posted On Thursday, July 30, 2009 8:46 AM

The Page Hunt Game for Bing
From I came across this game. http://pagehunt.msrlivelabs... Its not exactly a great timer waster but its good for a good 5 minutes before you get bored. What I still don't get is, Bing should take into account any suggestion we may make for returning the page result, instead of saying "no thats not it".Crossposted from ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 29, 2009 7:41 AM

Windows Mobile App: ZoomSMS
Here is a cool app for Windows Mobile. It gives you 2 neat icons on your today screen to indicate missed calls or text messages. Clicking on the icons shows you a popup with text message, or missed call phone number. You can get it from here.Crossposted from ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 15, 2009 10:58 PM

Spiritual Calling: Dr Jerald Dirks and his Journey of Faith

Dr Jerald Dirks, talks about his journey of faith.

Very interesting if you are a seeker of truth

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Posted On Saturday, July 11, 2009 12:52 PM

My Hiccup is Gone (the one I had 5 mins ago)

Yep, Just followed these instructions and they worked.

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Posted On Wednesday, July 8, 2009 8:08 AM

The MetaBlog API (Creating and Editing Posts)
I was writing an extension for my blog that uses the MetaWeblog API, so here is what I have learnt about it. It uses XML RPC for communication. So if you are coding in .NET you will need the xml-rpc library from CookComputing. XML-RPC Firstly an Introduction to XML RPC over here (I would recommend reading the whole series posted there) so that you may get an idea of 1. XML RPC Types 2. Request 3. Response 4. Errors (a.k.a. Faults) Using CookComputing XML-RPC.Net The following link shows you how to ......

Posted On Sunday, July 5, 2009 9:55 PM

Spiritual Calling: Till Kingdom Come

This is a good informative lecture on speaking about "The Way" and it similarities between Christianity and Islam.

Even if you may be resistant to this topic, its still good informative listening.

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Posted On Saturday, July 4, 2009 9:54 PM

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