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Getting Around SMTP Port Blocking

Getting Around SMTP Port Blocking

My current ISP is Earthlink and, like many ISPs, they’ve starting blocking outbound SMTP traffic on port 25, so that means I can’t my mail.franksworld.com as my mail server. Over the last few days, I’ve been having trouble sending out emails from the office with Outlook 2003. For some reason,...

Scary and Funny

Scary and Funny

A friend of mine sent me this Flash Animation showing what ordering a pizza might be like in the not too distant future.

Blogs in the Hood

Blogs in the Hood

With BlogMap you can register your blog’s location and see who’s around you. According to BlogMap, I have 7 neighbors, one of which is another .NET guy. He even has a good article on NUnitASP testing. You can browse blogs by country or directly in the US by entering your...

Welcome to the Inkernet

Welcome to the Inkernet

MSDN Channel9‘s forums now support the TabletPC’s digital ink. As Scoble put it, “Welcome to the Inkernet“

April 2005 Patches

April 2005 Patches

Microsoft just issued the security updates for April, five of which are critical. So, patch up today!

C# Code Snippets

C# Code Snippets

I came across this site today: C# Code Snippets. From detecting a USB drive insert/removal event to burning CD’s from within your .NET application, this site has a lot of useful code snippets.

Google Maps and Satellite Imagery

Google Maps and Satellite Imagery

Many of you already know about Google’s new map service and it’s killer feature: click and dragging around. But they’ve recently added a new feature: satellite imagery. It’s amazing to see familiar places from a satellite’s perspective and it’s even more amazing to the detail of the images available to...

Has it been a year already?

Has it been a year already?

Channel9 was launched a year ago. I can’t imagine a day going by without me stopping by to learn something new. I’ve been on Channel9 from pretty much day one. In case you’re wondering: my user id there is FrankieFresh. 😉 [found via Paul Mooney]

So What is Indigo

So What is Indigo

Great intro video on Channel9 about the forthcoming SOA technology. I do so love Channel9. If the video gets you interested, then come to the Indigo Presentation in Reston, VA next month.

Miguel Castro Awarded MVP

Miguel Castro Awarded MVP

North Jersey code slinger, Miguel Castro, was recently awarded MVP status from Microsoft. Congrats to Miguel on acheiving MVP status!