Dec 122013
 December 12, 2013  Posted by at 10:06 am Dev Environment No Responses »
Das Keyboard Scores- 6 weeks later

It has been two months with the blank keyboard now, and six weeks where I’ve measured my words per minutes on weekly, and sometimes daily basis. Not so surprisingly I’ve had the biggest progress in the beginning, after all I’ve always looked at the keys out of habit and not doing so has been quite […]

Oct 142013
 October 14, 2013  Posted by at 6:16 am Dev Environment, Not So Stupid Questions 6 Responses »
What is JSFiddle? The ultimate guide for the ultimate lightweight tool (Q 249 & 250)

I’ve found myself using the online tool JSFiddle more and more. Not for just sharing a quick snippet at a forum such as StackOverflow, but for working on code for applications, code review, collaboration and more. Many developers, if not most developers that use JavaScript, know of JSFiddle, but I realized last week that few […]

Oct 082013
 October 8, 2013  Posted by at 8:06 am Dev Environment, Dev Ops, Uncategorized 5 Responses »
Setting up a Continuous Integration and Deployment environment with Windows server 2012RC, TeamCity, GitHub, Azure websites, ASP MVC and MSTest for the absolute beginner

This weekend I set up an environment for Continuous Integration and Deployment with Windows server 2012RC, TeamCity, GitHub, Azure websites and ASP MVC and MSTest. This was my first time and I was struck by the lack of beginner tutorials. I was unable to find an end-to-end tutorial that an absolute beginner could follow. We […]

Oct 022013
 October 2, 2013  Posted by at 1:40 am Dev Environment, Life of Iris, Uncategorized 4 Responses »
Visual Studio error: CleanWPPAllFilesInSingleFolder evaluates to "" instead of a boolean

Had this fine problem today, here is how I was able to solve it. Of course this seems to be more of a ‘fix’ than a permanent solution, but maybe I can help a few more devs 🙂 I’m currently using VS2013 Preview (updating to RTM next week), but this error exists in VS2012 as […]

Aug 222013
 August 22, 2013  Posted by at 1:24 am Dev Environment, Uncategorized 2 Responses »
Thankk you - no thank you! Visual Studio Spell Checker

There is nothing more frustrating than recording a course for one hour, and then a week later during editing noticing a spelling mistake. Looks like I found a very handy Visual Studio extension, a spell checker! Check out Visual Studio Spell Checker 🙂 Download directly from the link above, or by using Visual Studio. Restart […]

Jun 272013
 June 27, 2013  Posted by at 11:44 am Dev Environment, Telerik Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
BUILD 2013: 2nd Keynote: ASP.Net, Azure mobile services, autoscale and Active Directory

Xbox uses today over 300000 servers, compared to 200 in 2002 Windows Server 2012 R2 available as of last Monday, System Center and and SQL Server 2014 New in Asp.Net No selection between webforms and MVC, just ASP.Net app,- then you can add the frameworks you want to use. One ASP.Net! Can set several default […]

Jun 182013
 June 18, 2013  Posted by at 4:54 am Dev Environment, Life of Iris, Telerik No Responses »
UG Tour in UK this week and next

Here are the events details, I blogged about them a few weeks back, but some have been unable to find the details so sorry about the spam 🙂 Big thank you to Telerik for sending me <3 ————— previous sessions—————- Monday 17th of June Bristol VBug Windows Store apps language projection —————————————————— Please note […]

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 […]