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Jannik Anker .NET developer blog May 2006 Entries
CAPTCHA rocks!
So, I finally figured out why my blog didn't have CAPTCHA (why am I constantly writing CAPTHCA?) for the comments. It turns out that Jeff (Julian) had forgotten to add it to the skin I'm using here - I wish I had known before I manually deleted something like 60 spam comments, all from the same stupid [product name] moron. I had been looking for the CAPTHCA CAPTHCA CAPTCHA (I hate that "word") option for ages, but didn't find it. Because it isn't there. So I asked Chris Williams what he'd done to ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 16, 2006 12:33 PM

Google Trends
Google announced a few new services yesterday: Google Trends and Google Co-op.Trends inherits its concept from Zeitgeist, allowing you to see search (and news) activity for defined keywords. I like it!Co-op is quite a bit more nerdy - I'm not sure I actually get it yet :-/ ......

Posted On Thursday, May 11, 2006 8:50 AM

Tricking out your apps (WinForms)
What I've learned today:The final application startup tweak we'll discuss is preventing a second instance of the application from starting. Of course, some document-based applications make sense to run multiple times, but many utilities make no sense, or can even cause problems when run this way. It turns out that we can easily make a change to accomplish this. In Visual Basic, you can simply click the Make single instance application checkbox in Project Settings to enable single-instance mode. In ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 3, 2006 12:18 PM

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