Running iTunes in a Windows Service with C#

“No, I have not heard the song, Jesus, Take the Wheel. No, no, no, no, no, no, no, you don’t need to start singing it. Yes, I’ll buy it on the iTunes, Mother. Good-bye, Mother.” – Sheldon Cooper. Using “the iTunes” application from Apple is necessary for a lot of people that use Apple TV devices. […]

Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi 3!

“How’d you get ready so fast?” – Leonard Hofstadter. The new Raspberry Pi 3 that I ordered arrived today. It was very exciting I can assure you. As soon as I put it together, well put the device in the case anyway,  I used the Windows 10 IoT image helper to place the latest Windows […]

Windows 10 – Upgrades, Clean Installs, IoT

“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader Well, the big day has finally arrived – Windows 10 launch day. Granted, I know the beta and various insider editions have been available for a while, but I made a decision back after the first blue screen I had while installing NT 5 beta […]

Creating a REST JSON WCF Service with C# .NET.

“Boring conversation anyway.” – Han Solo. Ok, I think this post possibly has too many acronyms in the title. This post is about creating a WCF service that can be consumed by a client using the REST (representational state transfer) architectural style, and using JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) for data transfer. Why would we do […]

Programatically using the BasicHttpsBinding and UserNamePasswordValidator classes in a WCF C# .NET Windows Service.

“Now we find out if that code is worth the price we paid.” – Princess Leia I wrote an article recently regarding how to create a WCF based C# .NET Windows Service (here). I’m going to build upon that further here by moving from the BasicHttpBinding class to the BasicHttpsBinding class, and from Windows authentication to […]