I spent the day today trying to solve an interesting connectivity issue. I needed to connect to a Cisco VPN from a Win2K3 machine inside a VPC. Whew. I eventually got it by installing an old version of the Cisco VPN client, but I ended spending way too much time solving something that stupid.
- Blank Taskbar Buttons - Ever wondered what was up with those occasional blank taskbar buttons? Raymond Chen explains.
- Beam Me Up Scotty - “The Vocera Communications System provides instant, hands-free, voice-controlled communications within 802.11b networked buildings or campuses.” Getting close. [via Raymond Chen’s Old New Thing]
- RDBMS Toolbox - A collection of free and open source database software packaged as an ISO file. Available for Linux or Windows. [via Mike Gunderloy’s Daily Grind]
- YAXE - Yet Another XAML Engine for .NET 1.1. [via Marquee de Sells]
- wikidPad - Like a cross between OneNote and a wiki for only $12. [via Craig Andera’s Blog]
- eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 - Yet another release… I just wish the emulator would work in VPC.
- Logging Application Block - This block provides extensions to the Enterprise Instrumentation Framework to help address common logging needs.
Wow… a busy day of blogstuff after the holidays… :)