Fiddler and Windows 8 Metro-style applications

Eric Law posted details on how to get Fiddler to work with new Windows 8 Metro style applications: Over on StackOverflow, a new Windows 8 user asked how to get Fiddler working with new Windows 8 Metro-style applications. These applications work somewhat differently than classic desktop applications, and require a bit of special configuration work…

Scott Hanselman’s 2009 Tool List

Excellent round up of utilities, web sites and more for developers and power users. Only thing he missed is TSE 🙂


Finally! A real solution to end the need for external ‘URL shortener’ services: I’ve had a beef with URL shorteners for a long while now for reasons that have been covered ad nauseam (not the least of which being that in addition to adding significant overhead [] – typically hundreds of milliseconds per request -…

HTTP Status Codes – Diagram

Now that’s handy. Gorgeous diagram of expected HTTP Response codes based on HTTP Request’s method and various headers. It even takes into account ETags, Last-Modified and the various If-… headers. Available in multiple formats. Must-have reference if you do any HTTP work.

URL Encoding

A handy page about URL Encoding, for those who like something more approachable than the original RFC.