Category Archives: Web applications

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Silverlight-enabled Service

I was trying to add a service reference from my silverlight project when I encountered several weird 404 and 405 errors.

I finally found out that WCF might not be properly installed on my machine with IIS7, to solve this:

  1. Go to C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\
  2. Run “ServiceModelReg -i” from command prompt as an admin
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Web grabbers

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Webmail settings from your application

If you are looking for using smtp service for web mail to send email messages from your application, here are the settings for some of the best-known free webmail providers:

Gmail

  • Server: smtp.gmail.com (SSL port 465)
  • Auth login
  • Hotmail

  • Server: smtp.hotmail.com
  • Auth login
  • Yahoo

  • Server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Plain login
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