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Tim Hibbard CEO for EnGraph software February 2008 Entries
VSTestHost.exe has stopped working
I keep getting this error in Visual Studio 2008 on Vista: I'm not sure what the issue is, but if you get this error, just stop the VSPerfMon.exe process and you can continue testing without rebooting your computer. Technorati tags: .NET, Unit Testing, VSTestHost, VSPerfMon ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:02 PM

WPF - Get ListBoxItem from ListBox.SelectedItem
I had some trouble today getting the actual control that hosts data in a WPF listbox. The magic class is ListBox.ItemContainerGenerator used like this:MyStateObject current = this.myListBox.SelectedItem as MyStateObject; ListBoxItem lbi = this.myListBox.ItemContaine... as ListBoxItem; lbi.Margin = new Thickness(10); Technorati tags: WPF, C#, ListBox, ItemContainerGenerator ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 13, 2008 2:01 PM

VS 2008 - I want my prop snippet back!
For those of us that implement INotifyPropertyChanged on our state objects, the new Automatic Properties feature of Visual Studio 2008 hasn't been very useful. In fact, the snippet prop that used to create a private variable and associated public property has now been replaced by an Automatic Property. Thanks to a comment by SnYnE on this blog post, there is an easy way to get the functionality back. Simply create a new text file at:C:\users\*your user name*\Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Code Snippets\Visual ......

Posted On Friday, February 8, 2008 1:58 PM

Yahoo Live
Yahoo Live launched last night. It is basically a social network of webcams. They talk more about it on their blog. Once I saw it on digg this morning, I configured my "live" in about 20 seconds. It automatically pickup my webcam and started broadcasting. My page is here, I doubt I'll keep it up, but it's fun to play with and it fits perfectly with my exhibitionism :) They allow you embed your webcam, so I'm going to try that here: Technorati tags: Yahoo Live, Where's Tim ......

Posted On Friday, February 8, 2008 8:35 AM

Where's Tim fix - Get History
I finally fixed the Get History issue that hasn't been working on Where's Tim for a while now. Apparently, the Google Maps API doesn't like it when you call removeOverlay with an uninitialized parameter. Technorati tags: Where's Tim, Google Maps API, removeOverlay ......

Posted On Saturday, February 2, 2008 10:11 AM

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