Mebyon Kernow

A blog by Morgan

Using standard icons in a rehosted Workflow Designer

In this post I’ll show how you can easily use appropriate icons within the Workflow Designer...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 03/15/2011

VS2010: Could not read result repository, Named Pipes etc

I've just come across a problem with load testing on Visual Studio 2010 (which probably amounts to a...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 01/17/2011

Workflow Activities and Data Templates

A.K.A. “Why won’t the workflow designer use my data template?” I was on site with a customer today...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 09/22/2010

Bug: Goal Based load test generates a LoadTestGoalCounterNotFoundException

I’m in the scalability labs with a customer this week and we’ve encountered an exception when...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 08/25/2010

Simplifying commands in MVVM and WPF

I’ve been using MVVM since I started WPF (I was a latecomer to the beauty that is WPF) and one of...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 06/24/2010

A practical State Machine example

Now that the State Machine Activity Pack has been released on Codeplex (see

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 06/15/2010

Creating multiple activities from the toolbox

This blog post will show you how you can add a custom tool to the toolbox which, when selected, will...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 06/11/2010

Designers for custom activities

When writing a custom activity you’ll typically want to provide a custom designer which is used when...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 06/09/2010

Setting up WCF with a load balancer using SSL in the middle

I was onsite today with a customer who was having problems getting WCF to work, and after much...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 04/15/2010

How much is that logging in the Window(s)

Sorry for the awful pun, but now you’re probably thinking I’m mad, either that or you now have the...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 12/04/2009

INotifyPropertyChanged not working?

I was writing a helper class today for WPF and had a IsDirty flag which was firing a PropertyChanged...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 11/18/2009

Polymorphism in WCF

Polymorphism in any OO language is taken as a given – and people would be shouting about it a lot if...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 08/05/2009

MsiExec taking 50% CPU

I’ve had a rather frustrating afternoon but it’s all sorted now. I’ve recently repaved my laptop...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 07/01/2009

The following requested processes are not executing – error in adplus.vbs

I was doing some investigation on a customer site and needed to use adplus.vbs to take process...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 05/05/2009

A new Home Server

I’ve been running WHS since an internal beta on a box that really wasn’t quite what I wanted – in...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 03/27/2009


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Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 03/08/2009

Developing .NET applications for deployment on Terminal Services or Citrix

If you develop .NET client applications that are deployed to users over Terminal Services (TS) or...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 03/07/2009

Workflow v4 talk

I’ve been invited to do a session in Coventry for the NxtGenUG – this will be run on Monday June...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 02/25/2009

BigIP can save the day

In my role as an ADC I often get to run customer labs – this is where we take a customers...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 01/14/2009

Periodic Execution in .NET

Frequently in my role I see code that is doing something like the following :- After Time (x) Do...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 12/18/2008

Method entry/exit logging

Frequently you need to add in some form of logging in your code on method entry and exit points, and...

Author: Clibbolasbolei Date: 12/17/2008