Sunday, February 28, 2010

Earlier this week, I released a suite of Windows network troubleshooting utilities called Pinkie through a website named

Everything went well. The public seems to welcome it and as I monitor the statistics for the site as well as the download counts from other download sites, I realized that something is wrong with my site statistics; the numbers don't match up and my number came up short.

As I found out, if people download the Pinkie through the link on my site then the download count is incremented. But if they had download it from other sites, using the URL I had published then the download is not accounted for.

Changing the published URL for all other sites will be time consuming so I was looking for a better solution to the issue. Then I remember 2.0 supports URL Mappings. So by using URL Mappings, within a minute or two, my problem is solved.

Here's the syntax for URL Mappings:

<add url="~/newurl.aspx" mappedurl="~/oldURL.aspx"></add>

Best use for URL Mappings are for shortening long, hard to remember URL to something short & easy to remember or in my case, correct a mistake and save time.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Simple Website

A friend of mine runs a small business in Houston, TX and needed to enhance the company's web image.

With the little free time I had, I was able to put together a simple, mostly static HTML site for her.

You can check it out here:

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Blogging again!!!

It's been a long while since I posted a blog. Well, apparently, I had forgotten my password and was unable to recover it since the email account I registered with Google wasn't active. Therefore, I wasn't able to login to the site.

In a recent Networking project called Pinkie, I needed to activate the web hosting account again and finally able to reset the password to the blogger account.

So in the comming days, I'll start blogging again when I get some free time.