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Standup chair for a standup desk

2016/09/28
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Amazon Lift Your Table Risers Legs

Lift Your Table ® TM Risers Lifts STRAIGHT LEG KIT – $35 Install table legs without any tools  It started as an absolute necessity.  I worked so many hours in a single two weeks stretch (Monday, September 8 – Friday, September 19, 2014) that I simply could not sit anymore.  But I still had to work.  So I placed couple of cardboard boxes on my desk and raised my working space by 1.5 ft.  It was ugly, but it carried me through first several weeks.   Next step was to make it a bit prettier.   This time a coffee table landed on my office desk, and it brought some semblance of…

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IE10 is not saving passwords and user names

2016/09/27
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IE10 is not saving passwords and user names

I hope this post will help a lot of frustrated users out there. PROBLEM: IE10 was working fine, but at one point it stopped saving user names and passwords for web sites. This most securely-configured browser, so switching was not an option.   Here is my solution.  Please see, if it works for you. SOLUTION: For…

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“Бруклинский мост” by B. Маяковский     (translated into English by Alexei Alayev)

2016/09/26
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Here is a final version of a complete translation of Vladimir Mayakovsky poem BROOKLYN BRIDGE . . . Если вы свободно владеете и Английским и Русским, вы должны получить удовольствие от этого виртуозного перевода . . .

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Using Ajax Toolkit Controls on Pages With Other Scripts and Master Pages

2016/09/25
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Ajax Extended Calendar

[ASP.NET – This  material was tested on Win7, W2K8 Server,  IS7 and IIS 7.5  and Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2010]   Install Proper Version Download and unzip proper version form http://ajaxcontroltoolkit.codeplex.com/releases/view/76976 Open the site where you intend to uses Ajax Controls, Follow  generic instruction and add a new control tab inside your Visual Studio or Web…

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Когда задали вопрос про СССР – Pеферендум 17 Мартa 1991

2016/09/24
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USSR-Referendum

Уже больше 20 лет прошло с тех пор как развалился Советский Союз. И мы начинаем забывать, как хитро они хотели спасти свою вла... Over 20 years have passed already since collapse of the Soviet Union. And we begin to forget all the trickery that was used to save their pow...

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Automate Database Backup with SQL Express

2016/09/23
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Automate Database Backup with SQL Express

This article describes, how to automate database backup in SQL Express with mixed Windows and SQL Authentication running on Windows 2008 Server.   This material was tested with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express. SQL Server 2008 Enterprise comes with Maintenance Plan feature.  That feature allows amazing flexibility and auditing.  SQL Express edition lacks this feature. …

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12. Письма с Войны: 28 августа – 29 cентября 1942

2016/09/22
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Часть 12. 28 августа – 29 cентября 1942   28.8.42                       16.50                             дер. К. «А счастье было так возможно и так близко». Все мои мечты развеяло письмо от 21.8.42. Приготовлено было все для приема моей любимой, для моего счастья. Но судьба сильнее нас, и желания не осуществились. Ну, что ж, значит, не суждено, а что дальше…

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Store ASP.NET User Security Inside Your SQL Database

2016/09/21
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How to move all ASP.NET security tables to your custom SQL database and how make it all work together. Consists of three steps: -01- Create security tables in your current custom database; -02- Generate a machine key -03- Modify web.config

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Trip to Montreal – July 2011 – Through New Hampshire

2016/09/20
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Place-des-Arts

There are only 3 warm long weekends in a year - Memorial, July 4-th and Labor Day. Get an extra day off and get away from the city every time. This article is about wonders of Sawyer Pond in New Hampshire and fantastic Montreal in French-speaking Quebec. Read all about 2 bikes, 4 nights, $700…

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Notes after Woodstock Fruit Festival 2016

2016/09/20
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Notes after Woodstock Fruit Festival 2016

  Woodstock Fruit Festival was held from August 21 to August 28, 2016. This page will eventually grow with more and more pictures from various days of this week-long event. Most of this will be interesting for the actual participants of the Woodstock Fruit Festival that has nothing to do with Woodstock. 2016-08-25 THU Camp Walden –…

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Windows Photo Viewer: Can’t Rotate Images on a Network Drive – Solved!

2016/09/19
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Windows Photo Viewer - Error

It is the the LITTLE problems that annoys the most!  I love Windows, but why Windows is so awkward in same strange and unexpected ways? This article is about one of such problems – Image viewing and rotation.  Why it is so hard? Do not even think to joke here. There is a very simple and…

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