Testing Responses to 'GET' Requests (The Easy Way)

Often times, it may become necessary to look at the response received from a 'GET' request to a web server. We can do a little .NET magic to perform this. Below is an example tested my favorite TV station in Sweden: [net.Webrequest]::Create("http://www.svt.se").GetResponse() IsMutuallyAuthenticated : FalseCookies                 : {}Headers                 : {X-UA-Compatible, X-Varnish, Connection, Content-Length…}SupportsHeaders         : TrueContentLength           : 50827ContentEncoding        …


Debugging: When Recursive Becomes Recursively Too Much

Recently, I had a problem with a build environment and, specifically, I was receiving a StackOverflowException. This is what the exception information looked like from the Application Log perspective: Faulting application name: <redacted>, version: <redacted>, time stamp: 0x5347902e Faulting module name: clr.dll, version: 4.0.30319.34014, time stamp: 0x52e0b784 Exception code: 0xc00000fd Fault offset: 0x00002cf4 Faulting process id:…