Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Small Tip for Web Services

If you are hosting a webservice on a machine, and want to invoke a method on it from a remote machine through a browser , the browser might not show up the "Invoke" button straightaway.

If you still want it you mite need to uncomment the following lines of code in machine.config which will enable httpget and httppost.

I Found it useful when I am setting up the services from a remote box.

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Answer to Life, The Universe, and Everything ?

If you google for the subject line you get an answer of 42 !

I was tempted to read the book "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'" by certain colleagues in the office who went on and on about the hunor in it. While finishing the first of the series of novels, one of the lessons I learnt was

"Look beyond your immediate surroundings. Dont narrow down your focus to only the problem you are currently working on. Think wider ! "

I started wondering, we keep cribbing about our jobs, friends, money etc... what if tomorrow the world does not exist at all. Indeed a lot of energy we would have wasted in sulking !