Archive for September, 2010

Solution to chm files problem “This program cannot display the webpage”

This is an old problem that I have encountered when reading .chm files (Microsoft Compiled HTML Help File). For a long time I thought the file has broken during download or file transfer, but if I was putting the file in an archive (rar, zip) and opened it, it works. Outside the archive it gives this error: Read the rest of this entry »

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How to deploy .NET applications that use modules/libraries with different version than the development ones

Because with new versions of connectors or another external libraries there may be some compatibility issues, developers of .NET applications may find themselves in the next situation Read the rest of this entry »

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How to connect to MySQL database from Visual Studio VS2010 – problems with NET connectors

I have developed a Windows Application in Visual Studio 2008 some years ago and now it has been updated in Visual Studio 2010.

The application connects to a MySQL database and after porting it to VS2010, the IDE does not show the connection to the MySQL in Server Explorer. Also when trying to add the data connection, in the Choose Data Source window it does not show the MySQL Database. Read the rest of this entry »

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Solution for HTTP Error 500.21 – Internal Server Error – Bad module “ManagedPipelineHandler” on IIS 7.5

This problem has been encountered after the production server has been upgraded to Windows Sever 2008 R2 and the ASP.NET solution has been moved on the .NET 4.0 platform.

The ASP.NET application was put to run in a ASP.NET v4.0 with Integrated Managed Pipeline application pool. The application was updated using Visual Studio 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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How to use Bouncy Castle Lightweight Cryptographic API in NetBeans for J2ME (midlets) projects

The Bouncy Castle Crypto API for Java provides a lightweight cryptography API that works with everything from the J2ME to the JDK 1.6 platform.

The API provides cryptographic functions for Java JDK 1.1 to 1.6 applications and for J2ME (mobile applications) midlets. The API can be downloaded from the Bouncy Castle latest releases page. Read the rest of this entry »

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