Monthly Archives: October 2007

Trinity football wins game with 15 laterals on last play

I was very hesitant to post this on LosTechies (non-technical content), but after some thought I think this is worth it.  I’m a Trinity alumni and also played football there for 2 years. This is absolutely amazing.   If the … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET MVC article in Code Magazine

Jeffrey Palermo gives an introduction to ASP.NET MVC in the recent issue of Code Magazine. Check it out. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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Google Reader keyboard shortcuts

I’m a keyboard junkie.  The less I have to use the mouse, the happier I am.  If you want to use keyboard shortcuts in Google reader, you can get help by pressing shift+/ (aka, the ?). This will pop up … Continue reading 

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For individuals who do not like command prompt, you can use a GUI tool to handle your NAnt build files.  This was mentioned on the Alt.NET yahoo group. Check it out here.  I just played with it briefly and it … Continue reading 

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Rhino Mocks 3.3 is out!!

Check out Oren’s (Ayende Rahien) post here. Download it here.  The most significant change that I like is the ability to setup expectations on void methods with Expect.Call.  Check out Oren’s other post about this here.  Post Footer automatically generated … Continue reading 

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CruiseControl and Web Application MSBuild Targets

I was one of the developers that installed the Web Application Projects MSI before Visual Studio Service Pack 1 was available.  After the service pack came out, I didn’t uninstall the MSI and just installed the SP.  We all know … Continue reading 

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Pidgin – Instant Messaging

I have started using Pidgin instant messaging.  It consolidates my Google Talk, MSN Messenger, and Yahoo Accounts.  I’ve used Trillian in the past with success but it doesn’t include Google Talk.  I also have Skype for voice messaging.  I hope … Continue reading 

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My Typical Day

In response to Joe Ocampo’s (AgileJoe) question: My typical day. 5:30 Wake-up 5:45 Wake-up wife, start taking care of son 5:45-7:00 Feed him, smile when he gives me his morning “present” (a doody diaper), and change him 7:00 Take him … Continue reading 

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Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) release today!

If you are a Linux fan (or you already know of Ubuntu), the downloads for 7.10 became available today. Check out my previous post on the new features. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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Routing from ASP.NET MVC inspires MonoRail

According to the recent check-in on MonoRail (build 586), they are setting the foundation to having routing just like ASP.NET MVC. Very cool. UPDATE: Colin gives more insight into the code change here. Oh, yeah, props to Colin for … Continue reading 

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