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    Configuring Cloudflare Page Rules

    I moved to Cloudflare [https://www.cloudflare.com/] sometime ago so that I could take advantage of their tools such as free DNS, SSL, analytics, caching etc. to support my ghost [https://ghost.org/] based blog. I wanted to host my blog on https://blog.many-monkeys.com but I didn't want to host http://www.many-monkeys.com nor http://many-monkeys.com anywhere and wanted to keep my options open i.e. if I wanted to use the domain for more than just a blog. I still wanted to support https://www...

    codeproject

    Only time will tell

    Recently, I decided to review all my old articles that have been scattered across the internet over the past decade or two with the idea of either tidying them up or answering questions that I may have neglected etc. During this review I came across an old article from 2007 hosted on CodeProject [http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/18834/Create-custom-dialogs-for-use-in-your-Visual-Studi] that demonstrates a way of creating custom dialogs for Visual Studio setup projects and was not documented

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    Death by a thousand cuts

    Every year I decide to spend some time refreshing OpenCover i.e. upgrading to the latest tools such as Visual Studio, upgrading all the packages that OpenCover depends on etc. etc. and it is never a good time for me. I don't know why I do this to myself, I know it is going to hurt and it's always the tiny things that somehow take ages to remedy. However I need to do this so that I can uninstall old versions of Visual Studio before I move on to addressing some of the latest features and issues w