Visual Studio 2010 Solution Won’t Open From Explorer

This one has caused me some problems recently.  I have a Visual Studio solution I downloaded, yet double clicking on the solution file in Windows Explorer does not open the solution. I know it’s a Visual Studio 2010 solution, because the file starts with: Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 11.00 # Visual Studio… Continue reading Visual Studio 2010 Solution Won’t Open From Explorer

FB Hacker Cup 2011 Round 2 – I’m Out

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about my participation in the inaugural Facebook Hacker Cup.  Well, I didn’t get any further, and exited spectacularly in round 2. To say it was tricky is an understatement.  The level of difficulty was a huge leap up from the previous round.  Of the 1,673 programmers eligible to… Continue reading FB Hacker Cup 2011 Round 2 – I’m Out