Developing Clearly Adventures in Coding and IT


How to install SQL Server on an Apple Silicon Mac (aRM64)


You might think that this will be another post about virtualisation using Parallels Desktop or a similar software. Well, it will not. However, unfortunately it will also not completely deliver what it promises. Unfortunately, there is no version of SQL Server available to install directly on the macOS. However, we will be installing and using an alternative to SQL Server – the Azure SQL...

IIS: Resolve HTTP Error 404.3 – Not Found when accessing an SVC file

SVC file - HTTP 404.3

You tested the Service by running it from Visual Studio with IIS Express and it worked. However, now when it is deployed to the server and you wish to use it with IIS. You think you have done everything correctly – installed IIS, installed WCF Services, so you confidently try to enter the service address, and … 404.3. This is one of those errors that make you scratch your head. Sure...

Use Virtualization to Develop legacy .NET Apps on a Mac

Edge on Windows on a Mac

So, we all know that. the new .NET is not your father’s .NET, it’s cool, it’s Cross-platform, and it’s Open-Source. It’s simply modern. It’s Avocados and Soy lattes. Yet, it is not easy to simply stop developing Apps based on .NET Framework or to migrate everything to the newest, container-based architecture using the newest .NET Version. More or less, .NET...

How to always start Microsoft Edge in “InPrivate” Mode


Do you Like just a little bit more privacy than browser incognito modes offer, as opposed to “normal” mode? Or do you simply watch a lot of “Documentaries” and simply want to save a precious few seconds to switch to InPrivate mode? But seriously, there are many other benefits of InPrivate browsing, other than the obvious ones – hiding/not remembering your browsing...

Getting started with Virtualization – Create a Ubuntu Virtual Machine


This will be brief but (excuse me for saying so myself) a cool little blog post about getting started with virtualization. We’ll quickly create our own little machine where you can install any software you might find useful. We’ll install Ubuntu. Why? Because it’s free and cool. Installing Ubuntu on a Virtual Machine Virtualization? Simply put, virtualization software...

Setup your own small dedicated server

Server Rack

In this blog post we’ll do something different. We’ll use an old computer to set up a dedicated web server using Ubuntu Server edition, Apache and MySQL server. What you’ll need A blank CDAn old computer with CD driveSome free time (3 hours approximately) DISCLAIMER: I have tried to provide you with accurate information, and everything I wrote worked for me, but please use your...

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