Frustrated.

I'm am so frustrated right now.

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The first thing I do with an MSI log.

If you've dealt wit the Windows Installer at all, you know the fastest way to figure out what went wrong is to look at a verbose log file. The normal log file doesn't provide enough information to really diagnose things going wrong, so I always generate a verbose log file like so:

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WiX Working Group video of the night, remix master dj steve porter.

Again, this week's video is brought to you by Eric. He actually picked a video out of my queue based on an infomercial he saw. That probably sounds a little crazy but you have to check out the magic that DJ Steve Porter creates out of late night TV.

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WiX Working Group Video of the night, attack of the drunk code monkeys.

As I'm sure you are aware, Microsoft provides free drinks. Since we gather weekly at Building 37, it is just a short walk to one of the kitchens on the floor when someone gets thirsty. On their way out the door that person will often call out, "Drinks?" Tonight's video of the night goes out to Eric St. John and all the other code monkeys out there.

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