Twitter Dishing Out 417 – Expectation Failed to .Net Clients

My little Twitter app was broke since past few days with error 417 – Expectation Failed. Infect most .Net apps calling Twitter APIs would be broken right now so I thought to write this up. This error is seemingly because Twitter servers have started rejecting Expect HTTP header with value “!00-Continue”. I’m not sure if…

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Space Elevator Conference

They do have Space Elevator Conference, complete with a blog! Looks like MSR is participating too (Microsoft employees gets discount – just $225 for a ride of, uhm…, armchair presentations,  for now).

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Why would you still get "Strong name validation failed"?

There are not many web pages mentioning this so I would just post this so it comes up in search. Having personally spent 4 hours tracking this little thing down, I would want anyone else to go through same :). So… if you are using delay signing, you will need to run the following command…

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A quicker way to Twitter

Past weekend, I finally thought about giving Twitter a try and started looking for a client app that just allows me to very quickly update the status with a global keyboard shot cut. I’m not in to following anyone or replying anyone but wanted this very simple app with one text box. Apparently no such…

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Run As… is back in Vista!

Yes, this dearly missed shell context menu item is now available again in Windows Vista, thanks to Mark Russinovich. This little new utility is a new addition to Sysinternals toolset and can be downloaded here. Just run ShellRunAs /reg to register context menu for Shell "Run as different user". This menu will then be available…

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Phun With Physics Simulations

This addictive program can easily keep you busy for rest of the weekend so be careful :). Phun is a physics simulator that even kids can use and its absolutely a delight. I watched the video and had to immediately download to give it a try. At first the interface might seem not as easy…

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Hello Word

Hello, I’m Shital Shah. I currently work with NGIM team at Microsoft as SDE. I intend to use my MSDN blog for mostly technology/programming related stuff with occasional detours :). Let me put out standard big disclaimer: All views expressed in this blog are mine and not my employer or any teams at Microsoft. The…

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