December 2015 Entries

OneDrive user? Get your bonus space back.

Microsoft is reacting to angry OneDrive users and allowing people to keep their 15 + 15 GB of free storage. However, it’s not done automatically – you need to visit this website in order to claim your storage: Tags: Microsoft

Open Live Writer

As I’ve written a lot in the past about Windows Live Writer, it’d be remiss of me to not mention that an open source fork is now available. I blogged briefly about this back in June of this year, and it’s great to see that it has finally happened. The current version is dubbed “0.5”, so may not be stable for use by everyone, but it seems fine to me so far. This release seems to be mostly about tidying things up by removing outdated functionality, and simply getting a release out (version 0.5 sucks, ship it anyway), but there’s...

A small collection of randomly useful .NET related links

This is a weird collection of useful links that I’ve had sitting in open tabs for a couple of weeks. I’ve been trying to turn any of them into their own posts, but it just hasn’t happened – however, they are useful, so I’m posting them here for my own reference and in the hope that someone else gets value out of them. Posting raw JSON to Web API – when I needed to do this I found it quite strange that I hadn’t needed to do so sooner. In a world where it’s pretty easy to cast your JSON...