Monthly Archives: July 2008

How to copy an assembly from the GAC

The Windows Global Assembly Cache (GAC) is where our developers have been putting shared components for SharePoint web applications. It is a rather vague and somewhat virtual place on the hard drive, usually thought to be located at %windir%\assembly, which … Continue reading

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Unblock a nonstandard port in Firefox3

At work yesterday, I was configuring a proxy server for a new company web site. For reasons beyond my control, it is running on port 87 instead of port 80, so the URL looks like When you try and … Continue reading

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