Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Ultimate ‘Hello World’

So… my blog may be going dark for a while… I don’t think I’m going to have a lot of free time for at least a few weeks, due to the ultimate ‘Hello World’ baby girl that my wife delivered … Continue reading 

Posted in Craftsmanship, Quality | 12 Comments

A Basic YAML Config Module For Ruby

In the process of working with Albacore and creating a task to wrap around SQL Server’s SQLCmd.exe, I wanted to ensure that I could allow individual developers the ability to easily provide their own database server connection information, so that … Continue reading 

Posted in Albacore, Principles and Patterns, Ruby | 3 Comments

Albacore: Breaking Changes In Location Of Executables

I was working on cleaning up Albacore this weekend, and I noted that both the NCoverConsole and MSBuild tasks in Albacore both require the location of the .exe, to execute. The MSBuild task defaults itself to the .NET 3.5 SP1 … Continue reading 

Posted in Albacore, Rake, Refactoring, Ruby | 2 Comments