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About Brendan Tompkins

Brendan runs CodeBetter.Com. He was twice awarded MVP for Microsoft .NET, and is a founder and the CTO of Quick180.Com More about Brendan at https://www.linkedin.com/codebetter

Chocolatey Has a New Logo!!!

A designer started a conversation with us in December 2014 and we’ve recently come to a decision point on Chocolatey – a new logo (and soon a new website)! A special thanks goes out to Julian Krispel-Samsel!

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Bash on Windows–What it Means for Chocolatey

Microsoft announced the most amazing thing at //build/ yesterday, Bash on Windows 10. Not some sort of VM or container, but running native ELF binaries on Windows under an Ubuntu subsystem. Let me say that again slowly. Windows running native … Continue reading 

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Celebrating 5 Years With Chocolatey!

Chocolatey turned 5 years old recently! I committed the first lines of Chocolatey code on March 22, 2011. At that time I never imagined that Chocolatey would grow into a flourishing community and a tool that is widely used by … Continue reading 

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Why can’t you just communicate properly?

Online communication bugs me. Actually, bugs isn’t accurate. Maybe saddens and fatigues. When volleying with people hiding behind their keyboard shield and protected by three timezones, you have to make a conscious effort to remain optimistic. It’s part of the … Continue reading 

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Chocolatey Community Feed Update!

Average approval time for moderated packages is currently under 10 hours! In my last post, I talked about things we were implementing or getting ready to implement to really help out with the process of moderation.  Those things are: The validator … Continue reading 

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