Category Archives: Programming

Microsoft JScript runtime error: AjaxControlToolkit requires ASP.NET Ajax 4.0 scripts.

After including a control from the ASP.Net AjaxControlToolkit I got this error: Microsoft JScript runtime error: AjaxControlToolkit requires ASP.NET Ajax 4.0 scripts. Ensure the correct version of the scripts are referenced. If you are using an ASP.NET ScriptManager, switch to the ToolkitScriptManager in AjaxControlToolkit.dll. I believe there are many other problems which can cause this… Read More »

Visual Studio 2008 Web Setup Project, Web Deployment Project, and MSDeploy

I have been developing a strategy for deploying an ASP.Net Web Application (Visual Studio 2008, .NET 3.5) to staging servers, and to production.  In the process, I have encountered 3 products from Microsoft that almost sound synonymous to the untrained ear, but are very different and are designed for completely different purposes.  I wish that… Read More »

Word cannot start the convertor mswrd632

I have written a command line application that, among other things, converts Word Documents to HTML using the Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word library. I haven’t used it for a while, and recently had to re-run some conetnt and found this error: “Word cannot start the convertor mswrd632” occurring quite frequently. Apparently Microsoft released a security update on 2009-12-08… Read More »

Learning to Program

Teaching computer science is something that I think about occasionally, and as such I am interested in different stiles of books and tutorials. I have even recently considered writing some programming tutorials, just for the exercise it would be to me. Yesterday, I came across an essay from Peter Norvig, who I respect as a… Read More »