Using Ctrl+Tab in Visual Studio lets you flip through open files, but under certain conditions it gets "stuck". Here's how to unstick it.
Older instances hosted in Amazon's EC2 cloud will likely have S3-backing. These days, most instances are better off with persistent EBS-backing for the OS volume. This explains how to migrate your Windows 2003 installation from S3- to EBS- backing.
Visual C# 2010 Express won't let you access remote SQL servers through the database explorer. Skip the explorer and use SqlMetal.exe instead.
Your webservice functions aren't gone, just wrapped in the ServiceSoapClient proxy class. Sneaky.
Want some social media buttons on your website, but too lazy to read the documentation for each one? Let AddThis handle it for you!
In ASP.NET webforms, performing a Response.Redirect(url, true) would end the response and halt execution. Doing the same in an MVC3 ActionFilterAttribute will still redirect the client, but won't halt execution of the calling action. Not cool. Here's the solution.
Don't panic if your Garmin device breaks. They actually have a sane return policy!
How to grill an animal on a rotating skewer, for newbies
Need to take a peek at the source code of an android application on your unrooted phone?
Three simple steps enclosed.
While working on .NET application with a huge user forum, I needed a way to do full-text indexing and searching. My old habits would've resulted in a solution that was either slow, not portable, expensive, or had dependencies outside the application itself.
Lucene.NET to the rescue!