July 2010 Entries

Extension method to find root Parent Workflow of current activity

Below is an extension method to find root Parent Workflow of current activity /// <summary> /// Get root Parent Workflow of current activity /// <param name="activity"></par... /// <returns></returns... public static Activity FindRootWorkflow(this Activity activity) { List<string> list = new List<string>(); Activity act = activity; while (act != null) { if (act.Parent==null) { return act; } act = act.Parent; } return null; } It was asked in MS Connect Suggestion ......

TFS: how to find checked out files in different workspace

My machine crashed and I wanted to find which files were checked out by me on that machine. It wasn't obvious, but finally I found, that I can search for user. You need to have installed Team Foundation Server Power Tools In Visual Studio- select menu File-Source Control Explorer - Find in Source Control- specify username and it will show all workspaces ......

WCF: Suppress authentication for testing on different domain.

I have a WCF service and client, which worked fine, when I debug it on my local machine. However when I deployed the service to test server on the different domain. I've started to receive error System.ServiceModel.Securit... The caller was not authenticated by the service. ---> System.ServiceModel.FaultEx... The request for security token could not be satisfied because authentication failed. I've found a few similar recommendations, e.g. http://community.discountas... ......

Remix10 AU- lessons learned.

I've attended Australian Remix10 and below is a list the points, that I've learned and/or want to read more about. The materials of US MIX10 conference are here http://live.visitmix.com/ Windows Azure ( pronounced [azh-er] http://dictionary.reference... - sounds great from hosting costs/redundancy, but how much work is required to change existing asp.net application with SQL backend to support Azure. http://www.azuresupport.com... ......