Nov 292012
 
 November 29, 2012  Posted by at 8:00 am Not So Stupid Questions 5 Responses »

I use the five-words max rule, and generally avoid acronyms for short names (methods and variables), but use the more common ones in longer names. Sometimes I find that very long names indicate that the method does to much, or its just a bad name. I write down suggestions on paper and compare them, the […]

Nov 202012
 
 November 20, 2012  Posted by at 11:42 pm C# & F#, Dev Environment, Not So Stupid Questions No Responses »
Stupid Question 88: How do I ignore certain warnings in code when I’ve set treat all warnings as errors?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] There might be times when you want to ignore warnings, sometimes all in a piece of code, sometimes […]

Nov 192012
 
 November 19, 2012  Posted by at 11:16 pm Dev Environment, Not So Stupid Questions 2 Responses »
Stupid Question 87: Warning levels, what are they, which level to use, and should they be treated as errors?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] I don’t quite remember which blog post it was, or what the exact comment was, but a friend […]

Nov 162012
 
 November 16, 2012  Posted by at 1:16 pm HTML & CSS, Not So Stupid Questions 2 Responses »
Stupid Question 83: What does the HTML5 Command tag do, and is this similar to commands in XAML?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] When working with XAML technologies you have something called ‘Commands’ – basically this is a way to have […]

Nov 142012
 
 November 14, 2012  Posted by at 11:33 pm Not So Stupid Questions, Windows 14 Responses »
Stupid Question 82: What does x86 stand for? And why do we use x86 to represent 32-bit?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] I was honestly thought everybody knew the answer to this one except me, but secretly I really wanted […]

Nov 142012
 
 November 14, 2012  Posted by at 10:08 pm C# & F#, Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  1 Response »
WinRT app guide: Step 15: Exporting data as a text file

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here Welcome 🙂 We are currently at step 15 in our step by step guide for creating a Windows Store Application- if this is the first post you’ve seen in this series I would recommend that you […]

Nov 132012
 
 November 13, 2012  Posted by at 10:48 pm Not So Stupid Questions 3 Responses »
Stupid Question 81: Why did Microsoft's Windows chief Steven Sinofsky quit?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] On Monday Microsoft’s Windows chief Steven Sinofsky quit, after 23 years. I was very surprised, not just because […]

Nov 102012
 
 November 10, 2012  Posted by at 7:42 am Not So Stupid Questions 1 Response »
Stupid Question 79 (Öredev conference special): What are the top ten things I learned from talking to over 100 junior developers?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] These questions are from my session at Öredev 2012: Stupid questions and generation n00b: top ten intriguing things […]

Nov 092012
 
 November 9, 2012  Posted by at 7:41 am Not So Stupid Questions 1 Response »
Stupid Question 78 (Öredev conference special): Does it matter that we don't have so many female programmers?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] These questions are from my session at Öredev 2012: Stupid questions and generation n00b: top ten intriguing things […]

Nov 072012
 
 November 7, 2012  Posted by at 8:04 pm Not So Stupid Questions No Responses »
Stupid Question 77 (Öredev conference special): What are the main struggles of junior developers in their first dev job?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] These questions are from my session at Öredev 2012: Stupid questions and generation n00b: top ten intriguing things […]

Nov 062012
 
 November 6, 2012  Posted by at 10:05 pm Not So Stupid Questions No Responses »
Stupid Question 76 (Öredev conference special): Are there any guidelines for junior developer pair-programming?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] These questions are from my session at Öredev 2012: Stupid questions and generation n00b: top ten intriguing things […]

Nov 052012
 
 November 5, 2012  Posted by at 10:44 pm Not So Stupid Questions No Responses »
Stupid Question 75 (Öredev conference special): Are all pairs good in RE to knowledge level in pair programming?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] These questions are from my session at Öredev 2012: Stupid questions and generation n00b: top ten intriguing things […]

Nov 042012
 
 November 4, 2012  Posted by at 10:29 pm Uncategorized 8 Responses »
Problem: Unable to activate Windows Store app: The App1.exe process started, but the activation request failed with error 'The app didn't start'.

Sharing is caring! I got some super awesome help from Daniel Plaisted again , again related to Portable Class Libraries, and more particluar the Async for .NET Framework 4, Silverlight 4 and 5, and Windows Phone 7.5 1.0.12-beta. After installing it in a PCL, adding a project and attempting to add other packages the app […]

Nov 022012
 
 November 2, 2012  Posted by at 11:35 pm Not So Stupid Questions 1 Response »
Stupid Question 72: What is a SDK?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] After weeks and weeks of my famous ’I want my WP8 SDK darn it!!’- whining this question seems […]