Bees With Machine Guns!

That’s a funny name for a very nice tool. It spawns a number of EC2 instances in region US-East-1 and starts load testing a predefined URL with Apachebench. All you need is: A EC2 account A Keypair, stored under ~/.ssh/keypair.pem An availability zone “public” with SSH access allowed Install the tool with

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Bug: .NET WebBrowserControl switches User-Agent headers when using XMLHttpRequest in compatibility view

Microsoft .NET supplies a WebBrowserControl that can be used to integrate web browser functionality into a windows application. During the last days I learned some weird stuff about this component, especially regarding user agent HTTP headers.