Displaying detailed error messages in IIS

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2012/2012-06-displaying-detailed-error-messages-in-iis.html One of the first questions I ask when troubleshooting an IIS case is “What HTTP Status code are you receiving?”  I ask this question because it sets the direction for further analysis.  In this example I want to discuss the 404 status code and how…


Programmatically Paste Clipboard Text to a CMD Window (C# or C++)

To accomplish this, I have tried different approaches: posting WM_PASTE, SendKeys sending ctrl-v… None of the method seems to be working so well. A friend from work suggested trying WM_COMMAND. Since Spy++ doesn’t work with cmd.exe, we had to use brute force to find the correct WPARAM for pasting. The result is really simple, just one line code with C++: // hwnd…


Officeソリューション開発時の開発環境のバージョン選定について

※ この記事は以下の Office サポート フォーラムに移行しました。 https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/ja-JP/7d21b81b-5c3d-4b29-9e47-032fd963125d/office12477125221251712540124711251912531382833033026178123983828   こんにちは Office 開発系サポートの森 健吾 (kenmori) です。 今回の投稿では .NET Framework 上で動作する Office ソリューションを開発する際に、検討すべき開発環境のバージョン選定のために必要となる情報について記載いたします。 以下の内容でご説明させていただきます。   2017/2 Update 新しい Visual Studio と Office バージョンについての記事を以下に投稿しました。 タイトル : [オートメーション / VSTO] .NET での Office ソリューション開発時の開発環境のバージョン選定 (2017 年 2 月版) アドレス : https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/office_client_development_support_blog/2017/02/07/office-development-environment-2017/    目次   1. 導入 – 開発環境に必要なもの   2. Officeオートメーションの場合  …


SQL Server 2012 Column-store support for SAP BW

This blog has been re-published at https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Running-SAP-Applications-on-the/SQL-Server-2012-Column-store-support-for-SAP-BW/ba-p/367399 This blog post might be outdated by now. The latest documentation regarding SQL Server Columnstore on SAP is available in https://www.sap.com/documents/2019/04/023e5928-487d-0010-87a3-c30de2ffd8ff.html SQL Server 2012 introduced an additional storage format for data. Besides the normal row-oriented store, there is a column-oriented store as well (like in SAP HANA). In…


Kanban: The Secret of High-Performing Teams at Microsoft

Note: This page is updated at Kanban for High-Performance Teams. If you are a project manager or a program manager, or aspiring to be, one of the best project management tools you can add to your toolbox is the Kanban. In fact, if somebody were to ask me, what’s the single best way to exponentially…


Monthly Burn Rate

Note: This article is updated at Monthly Burn Rate. One of the most useful patterns I’ve found to stay on top of a project budget is to think in terms of a monthly burn rate. As a program manager, one of my responsibilities is managing a budget. In the early days, I hated managing the…


10 Free Leadership Tools for Work and Life

Note: This article is updated at 10 Free Leadership Tools for Work and Life. As one of my wise mentors always said, “If it’s free, it’s for me.” (Tom, are you out there?)  Here is a quick list of free leadership tools you can use today, right now, to change your game.  These tools are…