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Build Metrics with Distributed Teams & Large Organizations

With some recent changes at work and I am looking at the quality of software development teams across a very large software organization. I am currently looking at getting the teams back to the basics in terms of software quality. … Continue reading 

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Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4; the Bootstrap package for ASP.Net MVC4

UPDATE: To learn more about the Package read these blog posts: Introduction Release 1.0.71 Bootstrap MVC – Menu System Bootstrap as described by the project website is: “Sleek, intuitive, and powerful front-end framework for faster and easier web development”. It is … Continue reading 

Posted in Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, Bootstrap.mvc, CodeProject, mvc, nuget, Open Source Software, OSS | 90 Comments

How to use Git and Github for Windows from within a Windows auth proxy network.

If you work at a company where you need to type in your user id to access sites on the internet and when you want to use git to push to a repository on the internet and it just hangs. … Continue reading 

Posted in CodeProject, GIT, Tools | 7 Comments

Code review of a Publish/Subscribe Architecture using SignalR in Home Automation – Part 4

Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review Previously, I covered an example of synchronizing … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, c#, jQuery, jquery mobile, mvc, signalR | 4 Comments

Publish and Subscribe using SignalR in Home Automation – Part 3

using signalR aspnetmvc knockoutjs javascript jquerymobile x10 Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, c#, jQuery, jquery mobile, knockoutJs, Open Source Software, OSS, signalR | 3 Comments

Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application

using: signalR aspnetmvc knockoutjs javascript jquerymobile x10 Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, CodeProject, jQuery, jquery mobile, knockoutJs, mvc, Open Source Software, OSS, signalR, software | Comments Off

Download All the Build Videos, while you sleep

I don’t remember where I found this a while back, but this is the script I am using to download all the Build 2012 videos to my office. ( so I can share them with all my co-workers) This script … Continue reading 

Posted in Powershell, Tools | 4 Comments

Lostechies.com traffic growth 2009 to 2012

I was looking at some pageviews on google analytics (GA) and and comparing my pageviews to the rest of the traffic on the site. This made me realize I could not pull the type of report I wanted from GA.  … Continue reading 

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Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR – Part 1

After your done with this post, explore the others in this series: Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 … Continue reading 

Posted in Asp.Net MVC, azure, CodeProject, jQuery, jquery mobile, knockoutJs, signalR | 12 Comments

Github for windows – I would send a pull request if I could

I am a huge fan of Github for Windows. I believe it is a major game changer for using GIT on windows machines. It took a horrible installation experience and turned it into a pleasant surprise. I think that the … Continue reading 

Posted in GIT, software, source control, Uncategorized | 7 Comments