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Image Upload Size Test

Invalid Server Response – The response to the metaWeblog.newMediaObject method received from the blog server was invalid. The WLW log file found at “%LOCALAPPDATA%\Windows Live Writer” shows a line that explains the above error in more detail: <br />  <b>Fatal error</b>:  Out of memory (allocated 26476544) (tried to…

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Recent Biking Adventures

I decided to take a break from programming topics on this blog and write about my mountain bike and how it sat for more than ten years unridden. But really, there is no point in writing about my bike gathering dust. Instead, I’m writing about how I got…

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Microsoft Surface and Windows 8

I’ve been using Windows 8 for a few weeks now as the main operating system on three computers. I also have Windows 7, XP, Linux, and OSX iMac, computers. I’ve gotten past the initial hatred of Windows 8 and I think that I can do a reasonable and…

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Windows SmartScreen Technology

Microsoft has this "feature" that has been around for a while in Internet Explorer that is now part of Windows 8. It is called SmartScreen. Unhelpful Message After Download The idea is to tell people that they are downloading something… something that has not been downloaded a lot….

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Navara Roof Rack

NOTE: IF YOU READ THIS AND THEN SCREW UP YOUR TRUCK, IT IS NOT MY FAULT! Navara is the European name for the Nissan Frontier. The D40 is the crew cab. The Navara D40 can be bought with a roof rack but only if the leather package is…

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Using Google Analytics

I added a bit of JavaScript to all of my web pages yesterday. Today, I see this: The Google Analytics info is quite interesting. I can’t wait to see what I get tomorrow when there has been a full day of activity. Apparently, there are a few people…

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Google Analytics for This Blog

I have just “installed” the code in my blog pages to record information to Google Analytics. If this causes anyone a problem or you have a concern, please let me know. I just want to know if anyone is visiting this blog or any other pages on my…

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Too Many Hobby Projects

I suddenly thought that I should start writing the circle test program using JavaScript and an HTML5 canvas. It would probably work exactly like the native Windows app but with smoother lines. I could then add some HTML button or menu to let a user pick which experiment…

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Animal Parade

I am working again on the puzzle race. I got distracted six or eight months ago with a paying programming gig but I’m free now and I want to have the puzzle race next Spring. In case no one reading this knows anything about a puzzle race or…

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Which Social Media Location Do I Use?

I have a Facebook account, a Linkedin account, a blog, a personal website, and a Twitter account. I mostly use the blog for any type of information that I want to share but the blog has its shortcomings. For one thing, no one reads it. I use the…

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