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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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Chocolatey Kickstarter–Help Me Take Chocolatey to the Next Level

I’m really excited to tell you about The Chocolatey Experience! We are taking Chocolatey to the next level and ensuring the longevity of the platform. But we can’t get there without your help! Please help me support Chocolatey and all … Continue reading 

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The Business Value of Short Branches

Context: I recently wrote this for an internal email. I thought I would share it with the rest of my friends. In the world of software development, we can’t say it’s done until the code is in production, working, and … Continue reading 

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Quick easy steps to grab your build artifacts from Visual Studio Online

If you haven’t checked out Visual Studio Online yet, you are missing a lot! I’m in the midst of producing a video series on how to use Visual Studio Online for WintellectNOW. Don’t have a WintellectNOW account? No problem. Enter … Continue reading 

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OpenRasta: Today and tomorrow

The OpenRasta community has experienced a bit of a renaissance. And so it should, for there is much to rejoice about, and really cool stuff happening in the pipeline. Because the time is right to reopen those communication channels we … Continue reading 

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Using InvokeCommandAction in Winodws 8.1 Universal Applications

This is just a PSA posting. If you are making the jump from Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 XAML development and are used to use the EventToCommand helper which comes along w/ the MVVM Light framework, things have changed … Continue reading 

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Restsharp, MultiPartFormDataContent File Name — 400 error

Ok, I really hate and enjoy spending 6 hours hunting down an issue. I hate it because the bug is super stupid and I have no idea why it would be this way. I enjoy it because this is what … Continue reading 

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