Historical Queen Visit to Ireland

In a break from coding, today is a historic day for both Ireland and Britain. For the first time since the Republic has been established a ruling British Monarch has dropped in for tea. It’s great that Ireland can stand up and welcome the Queen. Any talk about this being “premature” or disrespectful to those…

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Automatically Forward Emails from Outlook

Occasionally I get asked to completely random questions that normally start with ‘How do I…’, ‘How can I…’ or ‘Is it possible to…’ and more often than not the answer will be a simple explanation but once in a while a relatively simple sounding question takes a little bit more work than I first imagine…

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Google Maps and ASP.NET

Everyone needs to know where your business is so you’ve decided that you should put a nice little Google map on your website? Here’s an example on the Qwerty.ie Contact page. No problem! Google provides extensive guides to help you do this, complete with tutorials and samples. The tutorials currently cover version 3. They cover…

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Bing Bing… Round One!

If you have been following the drama unfold in the world of search this week then you’ll be fully aware of the Google vs Bing public punch up that’s going on. If not, then here’s what happened…. Google became suspicious of Microsoft’s Bing search results so they decided to set up a little trap. Fast…

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Multi Threading in C#

There was a time when multi-threading was something that only huge mainframes had to consider. Those days are gone, long gone at this stage. If you have bought a new pc or laptop in the last couple of years then chances are that you have multiple processors in your machine. This adds an additional reason…

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C# and PDF

File manipulation is something which inevitably crops up in all types of systems and know how to read, copy, add, delete files is something that can be very useful to know. You’ll find so much information on the web for dealing with Word, Excel or any of the main MS office files that the only…

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