The Switch to a Virtual Private Server (VPS)

As some of you may know, I recently got a new phone. A smart phone. An Android. I love this thing. Not only can I prove people wrong at any given time with my instantaneous access to Wikipedia, but I …

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Coding Collaboratively and Improving Performance

Over the years, I have tried several things with programming. Some of which, I have found more effective, and some of which I have found to completely cause my programming efficiency to decline. Among these things are messing with various …

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The reinvention of HTML-IDEx

Over the past few years, an ongoing project that I have been maintaining was a simple idea. Create an application that allows one to see exactly what their HTML, PHP, and CSS code does in realtime. How would one accomplish …

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The Official Release of the RunAsAdmin Library

          By popular request, I have updated the RunAsAdmin Library to version 1.0, which is the official public release of this library. What is this library you may be asking? Well, if you have been reading …

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The RunAsAdmin Library

After a while of struggling with the inability to run ClickOnce applications as administrator in Windows 7 and Windows Vista, I finally gave in to creating a custom component that would be easy to implement and would allow the program …

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UpdateVB 2.4: The downgrade to .NET 2.0

If you have been following BrandonSoft and its journey through software production, you might know that about half a year ago, we decided to start development on a .net component known as UpdateVB. The goal of this component was to …

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This week in review (Friday, August 5th, 2011)

It has come to my attention that not many people actually sit here and read by rant posts about Microsoft, or the vb language as a whole. Instead, I get a bunch of spam comments trying to trade links or …

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As a developer: Why I hate UAC

First of all, I’d like to apologize for my lack of content on this blog. I have been very busy developing new pieces of software, and collaborating with different people in order to gain experience and money. And frankly, I …

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Income Tracker: Quick Preview

As Brandonsoft expands, and more people are readily available to help with the creation of new software, several ideas are pushed around, and certain ideas come up as being a better idea than others. Income Tracker was one of these …

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Gaming: Why computers are better suited

As technology evolves, and the world is more exposed to the world of Video Games, companies are specifically building devices whose only role is to play games. And these devices work well too. Today, this creates a split between three …

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