Jason N. Gaylord
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Hello, I'm  jasongaylord Jason

I live with my family in the rolling hills of Northeastern Pennsylvania. I'm a web developer by trade, but have broad experience in various business areas. Want to know more about me?

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FIX (SBA): The data cannot be saved because it is too long

An error occurs in SBA when the No. Field has data longer than 20 characters…

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"Can't create file: FILE NAME.pdf. Right-click..." Error in Outlook 2003

Ever receive an error message similar to: “Can’t create file: FILE NAME.pdf. Right-click the folder you want to create the file in, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu to check your permissions for the folder.”? Well, I have the solution. It appears that when you install any Microsoft Small Business products (including Small Business Accounting 2006 and Business Contact Manager), the OutlookSecureTempFolder key in the registry is changed from ..\\Temp\\... to ...\\Temporary Internet Files\\....

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Setting up a Windows Media Center 2005 PC on a Domain

I posted the question on the ASPAdvice.com technical list and received a response from a good friend, Paul Murphy. His solution is documented at http://aspadvice.com/blogs/pmurphy/archive/2005/02/09/2084.aspx. I haven’t tried it yet, but it just might work. Looks like I’ll have to try it sometime soon.

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.Net Valley Event - January 25th, 2006

This event will be held at Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke on January 25th, 2006. For directions to the facility and for room information, click here. The event will begin at 6:00pm. Here is the schedule:

6:00pm Open Forum

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XBox 360 Tracker Resources

I saw a post come around about some cool XBox 360 Tracker resources. Check these out:

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Announcement: Enterprise Library for .Net 2.0 has been released!

The 2.0 version of the Enterprise Library has been released and is currently available for download at the Microsoft site. It has been redesigned to take advantage of some of the new features in 2.0.

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Windows XP Service Pack 3

Windows XP Service Pack 3 won’t be out until 2007…

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Resource: Base64 from GIF/JPG/etc

One of the sites I visit frequently to convert images from GIF to a Base64 string is http://www.motobit.com/util/base64-decoder-encoder.asp. It’s a quick and easy way to do the conversion. It would be pretty nice if VS.net eventually had a conversion tool built in.

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Updating SBA causes issues while debugging Add-Ins

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted. Reason being, I’ve been hard at work building a few add-in modules for Microsoft Small Business Accounting 2006. Yesterday, I needed to install SBA and BCM SP1 on the server and client machines. Little did I realize that because I was debugging my add-ins using SBA.exe, my debugging database and resource files had the old sbaiapi.dll and sbaapi.dll. It appeared that when I ran my add-in in debug mode, VS.NET would replace the SP1 exe and dlls with the old ones. If I closed out of VS.NET and attempted to run SBA, it still wouldn’t work. I had to repair SBA. After I deleted the debugging files, temp files (including temporary resource files), and old compiled copies of the .dll, it worked with no issues.

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TECHbash 2005 Tonight!

Join us tonight for TECHbash 2005. The event will kick off at 4:30pm. All event details can be found at www.TECHbash.com.

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