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Unblock Docker for Windows Firewall Issues with Host Volumes

Docker for Windows complained it was blocked by my firewall when I tried to map a host directory to a Docker container volume. In this article I’ll describe the steps I tried and what finally worked. To be honest, it’s taken me a while to get around to playing with Docker for Windows again after Read More

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Kajabity Tools Version 0.4 Released – Strongly Named, Deployed to NuGet.org and GitHub Releases

Kajabity Tools (for C#) is a free, Open Source collection of software utility classes for .NET applications. Version 0.4 introduces some key structural changes, a small number of new features and several bug fixes. Full details are available on the Kajabity Tools pages. This release was prompted by requests, suggestions and contributions from Ivaylo Slavov and Read More

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Windows Installer for Apache Maven 2

I’ve been playing around with Windows Installer XML (WiX) recently – I used it to create the installer for Year Chart and I’ve since converted a couple of internal projects (I may publish them later) which I had originally created InstallShield installers for (with the version that came with older versions of Microsoft Visual Studio). Read More

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A Busy Summer

As you might work out I’ve had a bit of a busy summer and haven’t had much time to spend writing articles for my blog – which is frustrating because of the number of things I’ve wanted to write about. In this Post I’ll summarise it as a way of drawing a line under it Read More

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Windows Shortcut to Faster Delete

I’ve been getting quite annoyed with Windows XP recently because every time I try to delete files in Windows Explorer it takes minutes or even hours – sometimes even for one small file. Until today, I’ve resorted to using a command prompt and using del <filename> or rmdir /s <directory> to delete it. This works Read More

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