Category Archives: mac

Accessing ActiveMQ on Mac OSX from a Windows VM

With MassTransit, we support multiple messaging transports, including MSMQ (comes with Windows), ActiveMQ (an open-source Java message broker), and TIBCO EMS (a not-so-open-source message broker). With that in mind, teams building on the Windows platform can comfortably choose MSMQ and … Continue reading 

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How I Set Up My Mac

Some time ago I switched to Mac OS X for my day to day work, using Windows only in a virtual machine for when I absolutely needed to use Visual Studio. I just got a new 15″ MacBook Pro as … Continue reading 

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VMWare Fusion Shared Folders and Visual Studio Development

So today I had a bit of an adventure that I figured I would document for those of you that may run into this same thing and get just as frustrated as I was for many hours trying to make … Continue reading 

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Beginning Objective-C for the C# Guy

So my new language of the year is going to be Objective-C and Cocoa/CocoaTouch. This is actually a new language and a new IDE and a new platform and, well, everything. I’ve decided to document much of what I’m doing … Continue reading 

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Running the PDC Visual Studio 2010 Drop on VMware Fusion

At the Microsoft PDC in Los Angeles this year, attendees received a CTP of Visual Studio 2010 on an external HD along with all the conference materials. VSX came installed on Windows Server 2008 (along with TFS) giving attendees a … Continue reading 

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VMware Fusion 2.0, Windows 2008 Workstation

VMware Fusion 2.0 was released yesterday and I was anxious to upgrade. Rather than feel the full pain myself, I let brewbie go first. He got it setup and installed and said all was good, so I figured I’d give … Continue reading 

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Why Apple isn’t ready for the corporate game

I’ve been wanting to get this off my chest for a while now, and in a way that is more than a handful of tweetbursts. So here goes. Some of you may have heard or seen me tweet about my … Continue reading 

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VMware Fusion 2.0 Beta 1

It looks like VMware has dropped a public beta of VMware Fusion 2.0 to the public. There are too many new features in this release to mention, so I will just share the link: http://communities.vmware.com/community/beta/fusion Be sure to check the … Continue reading 

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Developing for Windows on Mac OS X

This past week I setup a new development environment on my MacBook Pro. As I got into it, I realized that it might be a good idea to share the setup process with others who might be switching to a … Continue reading 

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FTP Editing with TextMate using Cyberduck on Leopard

While I spend most of mine developing applications with .NET in Visual Studio 2005, there are times when I want to tweak a site built in PHP/MySQL. Since all my sites are hosted on GoDaddy, I don’t have SSH access … Continue reading 

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