Software Engineer. Stuff and nonsense. The usually short ramblings of Chris McKee.

Curl HTTP 417 – Expectation Failed

WordPress XML RPC – HTTP/1.1 417 Expectation Failed I was nocking up a client script to drag down a news-feed and post it to a WordPress blog; the script ran fine, no posts appeared and no errors occurred… irritating. So I figured I’d share this pain in the arse issue fix to the “HTTP/1.1 417 Expectation Failed Error” HTTP/1.1 417 Expectation Failed $title="Test"; $body="<b&…

Setting up ASP.Net MVC 2 on IIS6 with IISRewrite

This will also work in ASP.net MVC, as in the first one. It’s a somewhat well-known fact, (by somewhat I mean amongst web devs), that IIS6 is the IE6 of Servers, its slow, dim-witted, annoying, crap and here to stay. So to make life a little more bearable and to save the rest of the web-society from a life of .net 2 webform’s, bloated view states and ugly URLs here’s a quick…