October 2012 Entries

Microsoft 8

The Herald shows the quality of its journalism once again. Go go Microsoft 8!

Link Roundup - October 14th 2012

What's new in ASP.NET WebForms 4.5 (Video) – A short video from Microsoft’s Damian Edwards. <3 typed databinding, I've been bitching about Eval for so many years and it’s nice to have it addressed. Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 is RELEASED – A collection of 5 minute videos to get you up to speed. <3 new bunding options, <3 Web API. Introduction to Windows Azure Mobile Services – while it looks handy, there’s not a lot of new stuff here, it’s simply functionality that already exists (layering REST functionality quickly on top of a data store)...

Making a mess with Robocopy

I’m about to pop a new SSD into my main desktop, and before doing so I figured I’d save some time and copy the contents of my C:\ onto a data drive for easy reference. I had plenty of space on my data drive, so why not? I’ve got a load of scripts lying around that use robocopy to back data up, so I thought that’d be as good a way as any. Bzzt, wrong. The Robocopy died as my disk had run out of space. Huh? The target volume had over 400gb free on it, and my...