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How to grant permission to domain account to manage windows service

Domain account would need  some special permission to interact with windows service if web application is setup to run under domain or service account and web application needs to interact with windows service.  We usually give administrative rights to domain

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HttpCompileException error when browsing asp.net web application

If you setup a new asp.net web application on new application server, you may encounter following error when you browse your asp.net web application.  If you look at the error message, it says that it could not write to output

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Free tools to compare .net assemblies

There are various tools available to compare .net assemblies.  Most of them are paid version or requires lot of efforts to find code level differences between two assemblies or DLLs.  If you want to find out what has changed between

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Why is Facebook not reading OG tags?

I have all open graph tags rendered properly in my web page even though Facebook wasn’t reading those OG tags.  I used Facebook debugger tool to see what Facebook sees exactly when it scrapes my web page.  I got the message

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How to track website with multiple Google Analytics accounts

We have built the product that our clients can easily build website and feed content into it without requiring any technology background.  Our client is using Google Analytics to measure user interaction with website.  We also want to track  all

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How to convert shape file to kml file using GDAL utilities

I will show you in this article how you could convert shapefile (.shp) to KML file for use in Google Earth or Google Maps.  Many government entities release some portion of their GIS data for public use.  But many of

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USA State, Counties and Zipcode Boundaries in .shp and .kml formats

Your search ended up here so you may be looking for USA State, Counties or ZipCode boundaries.   I do have USA State, Counties and ZipCode boundaries in .shp and .kml format.   If you are using Google Maps, you

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Cross Domain ASP.NET Web API Call Using ajax

If you have created RESTful API (using ASP.NET Web API) and creating a nice UI using jQuery ajax call, you may be running into cross domain ajax call issue.  Under the same origin policy, you CAN’T make a call to

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What is RESful service and designning RESTful service using ASP.NET

REST stands for Representational State Transfer.  REST is an architecture style for designing networked applications.  RESTful applications use HTTP requests to post data (either insert or update), read data, and delete data. Thus, REST uses HTTP for all four CRUD

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TFS Build strategies for large projects

For large projects that has multiple solutions and many dozens class library projects, Scheduled build or Continuous Integration build often takes lot of time to build entire projects.  The reason not to use Continuous Integration build often leads to build

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