How to download a nupkg file

You can download nupkg files by navigating directly to the url using the syntax:<xyw> where <xyz> is the name of the package you are seeking e.g. You can also request earlier versions of the package by specifying the version in the url e.g. Read more →

TeamCity: Agent has unregistered (will upgrade)

I have been getting the TeamCity error Agent has unregistered (will upgrade) with an upgraded installation for sometime and today on a new installation. Both installations are configured to run as a dedicated Windows user account. The problem can be resolved by adding the Windows user to the Administrators group, restart the Build Agent service and wait for the upgrade… Read more →

Url Redirect for moved blog

namespace Director { public class HttpModule : IHttpModule { public void Init(HttpApplication context) { context.BeginRequest += new EventHandler(this.context_BeginRequest); } private void context_BeginRequest(object sender, EventArgs e) { HttpApplication application = (HttpApplication)sender; HttpContext context = application.Context; if (context.Request.FilePath.TrimEnd(‘/’).Length > 0 && !File.Exists(context.Request.PhysicalPath)) { context.Response.Redirect( $”{context.Request.FilePath}”, true); } } public void Dispose() { } } } <system.webServer> <modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests=”true”> <add name=”HttpModule” type=”Director.HttpModule” />… Read more →

Holistic Abstractions (Take 2)

In this post I will outline an updated perspective on Commands and Queries with respect to applying cross-cutting concerns (aka Aspects or Decorators). If you are unfamiliar with these two patterns then please see these posts here and here for a great introduction. Bertrand Meyer defines CQS as: every method should either be a command that performs an action, or… Read more →

How to find your Windows 10 Product Key after the upgrade

source Save the following as a .vbs Option Explicit Dim objshell,path,DigitalID, Result Set objshell = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”) ‘Set registry key path Path = “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\” ‘Registry key value DigitalID = objshell.RegRead(Path & “DigitalProductId”) Dim ProductName,ProductID,ProductKey,ProductData ‘Get ProductName, ProductID, ProductKey ProductName = “Product Name: ” & objshell.RegRead(Path & “ProductName”) ProductID = “Product ID: ” & objshell.RegRead(Path & “ProductID”) ProductKey = “Installed Key:… Read more →