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youve been HAACKED, June 18, 2007
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What would you do if you found out that a project you were working on was going to be used in an unethical or illegal manner? This is the sort of question that K. Scott Allen asks via a hypothetical s...
youve been HAACKED, October 24, 2005
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Ive talked before about the various physical pains that software developers face on the job. For me, it seems that my pain likes to migrate around my body. If I have pain, it almost always seems to...
youve been HAACKED, November 4, 2005
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A while ago I wrote that a client often often does not know what he wants until he sees it. I was referring to software development, but this is common across many professional services organization...
youve been HAACKED, December 16, 2005
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Ive learned a valuable lesson recently. To be successful as a technology consultant, it isnt enough to just be able to hit the high notes. Youve gotta be able to hit the middle notes too. You have...
youve been HAACKED, October 8, 2007
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Heres the dirty little secret about being a software developer. No matter how good the code you write is, its crap to another developer. It doesnt matter if the code is so clean you could eat sushi of...
youve been HAACKED, July 26, 2007
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A year ago on this day, I wrote a blog post about the demise of NDoc and issued a challenge for users of Open Source Software to contribute to their favorite projects. So I offer the following challe...
WebServices.Org Weblogs, January 24, 2006
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Online marketplaces will help bring service consumers and publishers together; this could have enormous ramifications for the way we build systems and manage our organizations....
Darrell Nortons Blog [MVP], June 29, 2005
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Chris Millard has an excellent utility for getting past that annoying 1704 error message:
Sometimes, Microsoft's Windows Installer package does not always uninstall a program properly, and even if yo...
Rick Strahls WebLog, August 2, 2008
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If you install and run or manage a Windows Server OS you've probably run into the annoying shut down dialog. You know what I mean - that dialog we curse at that slows down or 'hangs' the shutdown. May...
Rick Strahls WebLog, August 31, 2006
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Ah, yes the joys of presentations with sketchy hardware and software. So I was speaking today at the Portland Area DotNet User Group for the second time this year. Last time I was there I had major is...
ASPAlliance.com - The #1 ASP.NET Community, February 16, 2007
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Software Project Estimation is a very important aspect of Project Management. It is one of the most crucial and challenging aspects. This article examines the various aspects involved with estimating ...
Rick Strahls WebLog, August 1, 2007
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I got a call from a customer last week who needed a small piece of work done that he defined as 'Trivial'. Ok, trivial can be good - quickie in and out and you're done, but usually when I hear th...
Simple Talk, June 1, 2007
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Phil Factor settles once and for all the origin of the word 'Bug' in computer software....
youve been HAACKED, June 30, 2006
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Seems like every day now someone asks me if I plan on moving Subtext over to CodePlex. I figure it would save me a lot of trouble if I just answer this question here once and for all.
Though of cou...
Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, December 29, 2005
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DISCLAIMER: Obviously, this completely violates George Carlin's copyright, but I purchased the $80 CD box set and it wasn't on there, so I feel like I'm owed. Also, the audio is in RealMedia (.rm) aud...
AspNetResources.com articles, news and updates, July 29, 2007
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Without any styling applied, ValidationSummary renders as a boring list with error messages. However, it’s easy to pretty it up with some CSS since it’s nothing more than a div with an uno...
GotDotNet: New resources, January 18, 2006
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Boston, Mass. - January 16, 2006 - Quinn-Curtis, Inc. introduces SPC Control Chart Tools for .Net, an object oriented, .Net based toolkit aimed at developers who want to add static and dynamic qualit...
Rick Strahls WebLog, January 1, 2007
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Ive been tagged by K. Scott Allen in meme tag. Guess Im it and I have to tell 5 things about myself that you didnt know... Hmm... thats kinda tough, cause I kinda live a public life so theres not too...
ASPAlliance.com - The #1 ASP.NET Community, January 22, 2007
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In this article Arindam discusses the basics of Software Risk Management....
youve been HAACKED, July 3, 2007
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I have a confession. I am an Open Source developer and my platform of choice isthe .NET framework by Microsoft. Not only that,I actuallybelieve it is a good thing to support Open Source projects in th...
Steven Smith, August 11, 2008
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A couple of weeks ago I did a DotNetRocks show with Carl Franklin and Mark Dunn in which we discussed our collective experiences with running our own businesses. We had a good time and shared so...
Peter Brombergs UnBlog, August 1, 2007
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First - what's a Software Factory? In software engineering and enterprise software architecture, a software factory is defined as a software organization structured such that software projects are bui...
More Whidbey stuff, July 5, 2007
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There are a few very obvious game design flaws that for some reason still commonly get perpetuated today. They're especially infuriating when found in otherwise good games. The only explanat...
Miguel de Icaza, December 2, 2005
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My friend Xavi which is a sports instructor and also a circus performer got interested in Linux and free software a few years ago. He decided to learn C#, Gtk# and create his first GUI application so...
Scott on Writing, January 28, 2006
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Today I spoke at a one-day class at UCSD Extension titled .NET 2.0 University, giving a 90 minute presentation on new features in ASP.NET 2.0. My presentation focused on:
The provider model
Jeffrey Palermo, July 9, 2007
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Ok. I'll jump on this bandwagon since it is forcing me to reflect on how I can make myself a better developer. Justice Gray started this whole thing, and I was 'tagged' by Bil ...
Joe Brinkman, August 9, 2006
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Making Open Source work in .Net
For the past week or so there has been a lot of discussion around the recent announcement concerning the demise of NDoc. This announcement, I believe has been a watersh...
Rick Strahls WebLog, June 19, 2006
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I don’t have much love for the PDF (the latest episode between Adobe and Microsoft only confirms this), but unfortunately PDF is a fact of life. For me that life doesn’t include Ado...
Somasegars WebLog, May 5, 2006
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This is the fourth year of the Imagine Cup tournament that is happening. Our goal with the Imagine Cup is to provide a forum for students around the world who are like-minded and passionate abou...
youve been HAACKED, June 12, 2007
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Been a short break from blogging, but Im ready to get back to writing about Cody, I mean code! My philosophy towards Open Source Software is that the more sharing that goes on between projects, the be...
Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, August 3, 2006
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So, the time has come for the worst sin.
Just to recap - and so there is one post that lists them all - here are the ones that I've covered so far:
Sin #7 - Excessive Coupling
Sin #6 - Inappropriat...