Error message 800704a6 as part of creating an instance of the COM component

This will be a very short post, and comes from rage against Windows Server and the Windows update system. Because there were outstanding Windows Updates requiring a reboot, a particular build script of ours was falling over without suitable information as to why exactly. The cryptic error was: Creating an instance of the COM componentContinue reading “Error message 800704a6 as part of creating an instance of the COM component”

Unit Testing JavaScript methods that contain jQuery ajax calls

Objective Unit test a JavaScript method which contains a $.ajax() call. Using QUnit. Details This was supposed to be a simple task, and if I didn’t have a few (now) obvious faults in my JavaScript code, it would have been completed more quickly. I have gone through several answering my own StackOverflow questions on theContinue reading “Unit Testing JavaScript methods that contain jQuery ajax calls”