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BUILD conference–day 3

The future of C# Yesterday Anders Hejlsberg gave a talk about future directions of C# and VB.Net. He started with look back and then immediately dive into the new features of C# 5.0 which is part of VS 2011 and … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 2

Today was the day of Windows 8 Server and of the Windows runtime (WinRT). WinRT is the new layer providing a language neutral interface to the underlying operating system. It is written in C++ and consists of purely native code. … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 1

Day one is over and my head is packed with new information and impressions. It was a heavy dose of new stuff that was presented to us. But I have to admit, for the first time since many years I … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 0

I am here in Anaheim CA attending the Microsoft BUILD conference. During the next 4 days Microsoft will finally reveal details about the upcoming Windows 8. The sparse information that has been available so far left us developers and architects … Continue reading 

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“Bad Interpreter: No Medium” error when running Ruby from Git Bash

I opened my Windows VM last night for the first time in months to finally work on a .NET project from Github.  When I found out I needed the rspec gem installed (I’m normally a shoulda guy), I decided to … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3 THE .GIT FOLDER Note: The SHA1s and tags in this … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3 UPDATE: I no longer use the “git pull –squash…” workflow.  … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1

UPDATE: I’ve updated the msysgit installation screens so they are more current.  Git-1.7.7.1 is the latest one as of this update.  The subsequent screens show Git-1.6.3.  I assure you that all of the commands in the first three parts of … Continue reading 

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