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System.Security.SecurityException: Requested registry access is not allowed.

When using Exception Management Application Block I ran into the following error:

System.Security.SecurityException: The event source ExceptionManagerInternalException does not exist and cannot be created with the current permissions. —> System.Security.SecurityException: Requested registry access is not allowed.
at System.ThrowHelper.ThrowSecurityException(ExceptionResource resource)
at Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey.OpenSubKey(String name, Boolean writable)
at System.Diagnostics.EventLog.CreateEventSource(EventSourceCreationData sourceData)
at System.Diagnostics.EventLog.CreateEventSource(String source, String logName)
at Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.ExceptionManagement.DefaultPublisher. VerifyValidSource()

Darren J. McLeod has a blog post showing two possible solutions. I used the second one to create new event sources manually and then everything was fine.

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Looking at Durango Framework for Adobe AIR development

Recently one of my co-workers brought AIR to my attention and to my surprise things look very cool. Looking at Durango Framework I think M$ has some catching up to do for Silverlight and RIA development in general.  Just the ability to execute the same applications in Web or Desktop is awesome which Silverlight can’t do.

I am not a big fan of ActionScript so Silverlight surely is hands down better in the sense that it can support multiple backend languages. I think it would be interesting if Adobe adds support for C# as a backend language!

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Learning about AJAX Control Toolkit

For as long as I can remember I wanted to try out the AJAX Control Toolkit for ASP.NET but I have been lazy. Then I ran into a nice tutorial about AJAX Control Toolkit. You can view it here. Soon when I try creating custom controls with the toolkit I’ll post about it.

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Start blogging

I have been wanting to start blogging for a very long time and I have finally taken the plunge.  I hope to share experiences from work and otherwise….

There is so much buzz around the web about blogging and even though I have been reading many blogs and sometimes commenting for a while, somehow I was always hesitant about writing my own. I know that sounds lame but oh well sometimes I can be…

Do look out for more from me soon!

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