Release management

In small companies software is usually released manually (or half manually) directly from developers machine to production. Usually there is one developer (the go-to guy) who knows the process by heart and everything solely relies on him, sounds familiar?

Calling URL from Windows Scheduler

When developing web applications every now and then we have to make some scheduled task to periodically call some URL. This could be also for monitoring server uptime but I would recommend going for some 3rd party service for that.