Weblog Posts in October 2011

SnagIt Live Writer Plug-in Updated
October 13, 2011 @ 2:57pm

I've updated my Live Writer SnagIt plugIn that provides screen captures to LiveWriter if you have TechSmith's SnagIt installed for professional looking screenshots directly from SnagIt into your Live Writer posts.

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Loading jQuery Consistently in a .NET Web App
October 10, 2011 @ 12:56pm

Loading jQuery into a page consistently across the lifetime of an application involves, managing versions and updating urls frequently. In this post I look at my preferred way to load jQuery and how to manage the script reference that gets embedded into the page with a single update location.

An easy way to create Side by Side registrationless COM Manifests with Visual Studio
October 09, 2011 @ 3:58am

Registrationless COM makes it possible to run COM components without registry configuration making for an xCopy deployable solution. The process is not terribly difficult but not easy to debug if something goes wrong. Here's how you can use registrationless COM in your apps.

Getting a Web Resource Url in non WebForms Applications
October 05, 2011 @ 3:29am

Need to retrieve Web Resource Urls from a .NET assembly, but not running in WebForms? Here's how you can create a small helper function that lets you retrieve WebResourceUrls from Razor or MVC applications.