Author: Shawn Jackson

I’ve spent the last 18 years in the world of Information Technology on both the IT and Development sides of the aisle. I’m currently a Software Engineer for Paylocity. In addition to working at Paylocity, I’m also the Founder of Resgrid, a cloud services company dedicated to providing logistics and management solutions to first responder organizations, volunteer and career fire departments, EMS, ambulance services, search and rescue, public safety, HAZMAT and others.

Charter Cake (SpeedTest) is a Lie

My Charter Internet is a little, ok a lot, on the sick side. I know how to help the person I’m talking to at Charter’s wonderful technical support troubleshoot the problem, but them telling me I have to reinstalled my network drivers is taking the troubleshooting script a little too far. As a pleasant aside
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Virtual PC and Shared Folders

I use Microsoft’s Virtual PC on my development system to test out my applications on a number of different operating systems, and to check to see if they blow up the OS, which I’ve done before but you will be surprised how long Windows will stay up once you’ve deleted everything out of C:\Windows, but
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Running WPF on Another Thread

I’ve been developing a solution to meet an outlying need of mine and one of the requirements were that I needed to show a WPF window which lives inside a class library (DLL) that could be referenced by any application. Any WPF developer knows that WPF and other UI systems like WinForms require an STA
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