Category Archives: windows

Docker on Windows Server 2016

Today the Docker team announced the availability of a technical preview of the Docker Engine for Windows Server 2016. This is huge for us and all software teams that work primarily on the Windows platform. The Docker Engine for Windows … Continue reading 

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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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