Chris Pietschmann

husband, father, hacker, entrepreneur, futurist, innovator, autodidact


Windows Live Writer now Open Source! as Open Live Writer

The old Windows Live Writer application for authoring blog posts in a “Word-style” fashion was a really good blog authoring application. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been maintained by Microsoft in a long time and is closed sourced. Thankfully, there’s been a movement to finally get Windows Live Writer released as Open Source. Thanks to Scott Hanselman and MANY others, the all new Open Live Writer has now been released! Download it here: The new Open Live Writer is license... [More]

Search Keyword Highlighter BlogEngine.NET v1.3 Extension

In my previous blog, I used the se_hilite.js file from Scott Yang to hightlight the search keywords people used to search for my site when they are referred to my site via the search engines. This is functionality that I want to maintain, and I couldn't find an existing extension. So, I decided to write one. This is a really simple extension, and a neat feature to have. Here it is... [More]