Wednesday, 27 June 2012

"The webpage cannot be found"

I came across an interesting problem where some users despite having the right access rights could not able to connect to a web page where others could. It turns out that the users who could not connect where members of more active directory groups than the ones had access. The root problem is somewhere in the authentication/authorization of Active Directories. Since I don’t have access to the configuration of AD I could not address the root of the problem. Here is a work around for this problem...

Friday, 22 June 2012

WCF Services

About 2 years ago I made some WCF services. Today I needed to create a new service. Here is a step by step guide how to create and deploy a WCF service together with how to setup the WAS server. Some aspects could be improved in particular it would be a cool idea to use ESB in the base classes for the WCF services.

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Making graphs in javascript

I have started experimenting with some javascript libraries for plotting charts. The best one that I have found so far is called dygraphs. Here's an example