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DotNetFringe

This week I had the pleasure of getting to attend the DotNetFringe conference. This was hosted in Portland, OR (a place I had never been) and it was an outstanding conference. Thank you to all of the organizers for putting … Continue reading 

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Using nHibernate EventListeners to validate and audit data

In an application you would like to have maximum control over interaction with the database. In the ideal situation there is one single point where all data can be checked and monitored before it is sent to, or read from … Continue reading 

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A short note on build tasks

Surely, I’m behind the curve here but I’ve been thinking about the typical build process here at work. For a long time I’ve been operating off of the classic model from back in my NAnt days where it was all … Continue reading 

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Changing roles and focus – but not good bye

I’ve been presented with a great opportunity to work on the NeuronESB Team (www.neuronesb.com). I’ve always wanted to work on a product team – which is a big change from my work over the past 23+ years where my focus … Continue reading 

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Typescript Support in Atom Editor for Windows

Recently I was trying to get TypeScript support working inside the Atom editor on windows. In my attempt to get things working I went to the Atom site and found the TypeScript package. Per the documentation I did ‘apm install … Continue reading 

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Software components as a toy

For kids Christmas has a lot to do with toys. Looking forward to new ways to play. For me an as elder kid who still enjoys to toy around, aka as a software engineer, I want to reflect on the … Continue reading 

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Norfolk.js Turns One Year Old

Norfolk.js just celebrated its first birthday in November! Norfolk.js is Hampton Roads’ JavaScript developer user group. It was founded in Norfolk, Virginia, by small group developers and has grown to nearly 200 members are from all over the area. The … Continue reading 

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Now Witness the Power of a Fully Operational CodeBetter Scholarship!

The CodeBetter Endowed Scholarship was a $25,000 commitment over 5 years to help provide financial support for female undergraduate students in computer science.  It’s one of our efforts to try to chip away at the current gender disparity in our … Continue reading 

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Hooray for Open Source .NET!

Thinking about this amazing news from Scott Guthrie today. It’s been a long and winding road for .NET. Many of us have moved on completely, most of us now are polyglots. I’m excited for the prospect of solving problems with … Continue reading 

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Making a BT Business Hub 3 let an Airport Extreme run the show

This entry will be very localised to the British isles (see what I did there?). I’ve been a BT customer for a long time, and their hub is an absolute nightmare, a piece of crap, a useless chunk of equipment full … Continue reading 

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