Monthly Archives: September 2007

LosTechies welcomes Sean Chambers to the group

We are happy to announce that another blogger will be joining us today.  His name is Sean Chambers.  His blog is currently located here and Sean has agreed to cross-post to our group. Sean is living in Palm Coast, Florida … Continue reading 

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Another reason to love FaceBook

Check out this video

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Agile Cheat Sheet

Excellent post by Jimmy Bogard. Definitely add him to your feeds if you don’t have him yet.

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Brad Abrams hints (again) on Microsoft MVC framework for ASP.NET and Phil Haack will head it up

Brad Abrams, Group manager of the .NET Framework, posted today announcing the Microsoft hiring of Phil Haack, core SubText blogging engine developer.  Brad mentions that Phil will head the team to bring about a MVC architecture for ASP.NET.  I’ve followed … Continue reading 

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Monorail #3 : Unit Testing and ViewComponents

UNIT TESTING After the past 2 1/2 posts I’ve migrated my unit tests to use the BaseControllerTest abstract class that originated from the Eleutian guys, but is now a part of the Castle MonoRail trunk download.Here is my ExampleControllerTests class: … Continue reading 

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Good find – software development videos

The videos can be found here. Names in videos include:Michael FeathersBjarne StroustrupJoshua BlochScott Meyers Enjoy! 

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Skype + Yugma + Logitech Premium USB Headset 350 = Remote Pair Programming

My co-worker, Nelson, and I did some remote pair programming on a side project this weekend.  He had talked about Skype and the YugmaSkype plug-in for a couple days.  I finally went by Altex and purchased some Logitech Premium USB … Continue reading 

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For those annoyed with having to add the public keyword to your new classes….

Read the following blog entry from David Hayden.  This teaches you how to update the class template that Visual Studio 2005 uses to create new classes. I know this is old, but it seems to come up a lot as … Continue reading 

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Agile Development

Currently I’m working on a team of 8 developers and have been practicing Agile for just under 2 years now.  I read about it and tried a couple time before this 2 year span, but didn’t realize how wrong I … Continue reading 

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Upgrade DotNetNuke from 4.03.03 to 4.05.05 and AlamoCoders

I found this post and followed it to the “T” upgrading a DNN site to 4.5.5.  It worked perfectly.  Just trying to help get the word out if anyone else needs this information. The site that I upgraded was AlamoCoders … Continue reading 

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