Monthly Archives: October 2007

Nerdy afternoon

1. My 2GB USB key drive has been bent for about 1 week so I almost bought a 4GB at Fry’s last weekend for $89.  I hesitated and it’s a good thing.  I went to CompUSA today and saw that … Continue reading 

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I like to give people credit when I use their software.  One particular developer is Brendan Tompkins of We (LosTechies) have added 2 features available from his CodeBetter.CommunityServerExtensions:  Kick It: For those that don’t know, the “Kick It” tags … Continue reading 

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Alt.NET Day 2

I apologize for the delay of this post.  It was a great weekend and I learned a great deal about other developers and myself.  It has also made me hit the code harder.  I don’t know how Oren or BREAKFAST … Continue reading 

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“Even A**holes do great things” ~ (stated by Scott at the end of the conference) I agree with many others, a big thanks goes out to Scott and the other leaders of the conference for putting it together.  … Continue reading 

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2.6.23 Kernel, "Finally. Yeah, it got delayed"

Finally. Yeah, it got delayed, not because of any huge issues, but because of various bugfixes trickling in and causing me to reset my ‘release clock’ all the time. But it’s out there now, and hopefully better for the wait,” … Continue reading 

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Hanselman recording of Guthrie MVC presentation

It’s online:

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MonoRail screencasts

If you want a great into to MonoRail, check out Colin’s screencasts. I will possibly be re-writing my validation post.

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"Alt.NET" conference was not for fanboys

Please read Colin’s post and then read my comment response to a blog entry I just read from Colin Ramsay (post here). I apologize for posting my Hanselman quote out of context.  Scott said it in a joking manner without … Continue reading 

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Wow! I just left a presentation by Scott Guthrie on the new ASP.NET MVC architecture and I’m impressed. His opening slide was: Principles:-Separation of concerns, unit testing, red/green TDD, maintainable-Extensible and pluggable-Enable clean urls and HTML-Integrate nicely within ASP.NET + … Continue reading 

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Alt.NET Day 1

Precursor: If you think I’m name dropping, I don’t care.  I have an opportunity to interact with some of the most intelligent/influential people in our industry this weekend.  ALL QUOTES IN THIS ENTRY ARE PARAPHRASED AS I DO NOT HAVE … Continue reading 

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