Weblog Posts in December 2012

Building a better .NET Application Configuration Class - revisited
December 28, 2012 @ 4:41am

Managing configuration settings is an important part of successful applications. It should be easy to ensure that you can easily access and modify configuration values within your applications. If it's not - well things don't get parameterized as much as they should. In this post I discuss a custom Application Configuration class that makes it super easy to create reusable configuration objects in your applications using a code-first approach and the ability to persist configuration information into various types of configuration stores.

Process.Start() and ShellExecute() fails with URLs on Windows 8
December 12, 2012 @ 8:14pm

It appears that on Windows 8 there's a bug in the ShellExecute() API that causes failure in URL navigation when running under Administrative privileges.