Monthly Archives: January 2008

Free App Du Jour: ASPhere 1.3.0

Welcome to my first ever “Free App du Jour” post, which hopefully will become one of many. The “Free App du Jour” posts are simple posts that spotlight a free application that you probably haven’t heard of yet, but will most likely (or hopefully will) find useful. So you won’t find application such as Firefox, Opera, MySQL, all of the Visual Studio Expresses and SQL Server Express here, since there are pretty well known, and enough people have written about them.

So without further ado …

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Milestone – 2,500th Spam

Not sure if this is a cause for a celebration or not, but it’s taken only 1 day short of 5 months since my first post for Akismet to catch its 2,500th spam comment/trackback. Looks like I’m pretty popular in the spamming community.

‘The user is not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection.’

About a month or so ago I came across this error message in SQL Server 2000 whenever I tried to test out YetAnotherForum (YAF) on my machine. I followed the instructions and created the database and the user like their instructions said. I even recreated the user and tried different settings, then recreated the database and then the user, but with no luck.

Finally, I searched Google, and found the simple answer, and VOILA, Darth Vader’s my father bob’s my uncle.

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RSS Feed Update

For those of you who are subscribed to the RSS feed, I’m now using Feedburner. The new feed URL is

Adding CSS Colors to Visual Studio 2005

One of my biggest pet peeves about Visual Studio (and there’s a few), is that it displays a lot of HTML formatting errors as errors, instead of warnings in the Error List.

One of the most common HTML errors that Visual Studio 2005 will list for me is the color value, such as “AliceBlue“, “Bisque“, “CornflowerBlue“, “Chartreuse” and “Linen” to name a few.

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