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FluentKnockoutHelpers demo updated to use Durandal.js 4

Durandal.js just recently came out and so far it appears to be a simply awesome lightweight modular framework for creating single page JavaScript applications using pure Knockout goodness. I switched over the Survey App demo of FluentKnockoutHelpers to use Durandal.js. Its been fun learning to use: Durandal just feels very clean and ‘right’ so far! ...

Achieving Named Lock / Locker functionality in C# 4.0 12

I was recently writing some code to implement a file system cache for streams and came across an interesting dilemma: how do I lock around a file that is being created by ThreadA until it is ready to be accessed by ThreadB? This is not a classic producer/consumer problem as you might be thinking: Any ...

Failed to open System.ServiceModel.ChannelFactory Solution 2

I just ran into this one today while trying to call a WCF service. Doing a search of this on Google/Bing literally yields 3-4 results so I figured I better post something about it in case anyone else comes across it.   First off you might also see it in conjunction with an exception like: ...