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Running the Zune software on low memory machines

So I recently upgraded to the Zune 3.0 firmware/software package, hoping that it would solve a problem I’ve had for a while where I would begin a sync, and it would die at about 5% complete.  It would start off … Continue reading

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Linq, Like, Mocks, and Expression Trees

On my current project, we’re using Linq to SQL as our data layer.  Without going into unnecessary detail about the whys and hows of our architecture, I’d like to describe a couple problems we encountered, and how we solved them. … Continue reading

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In the name of the suck

I am watching "In the Name of the King" right now… and it’s terrible, just terrible.   Truly awful.  I mean really, really bad.  I’m not saying it’s as bad as "Barbarella" or "Plan 9", but it’s right up there.  I … Continue reading

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Resharper, day whatever it is

I just have to say that since installing the "stable" build 804, my Intellisense has gone completely down the drain.  It doesn’t pop up on its own anymore, and I’ve probably hit Ctrl-Space more times in the last week than … Continue reading

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Communication Error

Just in case "poonamb" reads this… I’d love to reply to your question, but Live won’t let me.  I tried but got the error "You can’t send or reply to this person because of their communication settings." To answer your … Continue reading

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Presenting yourself

I gave a presentation to a roomful of clients last month.  Shortly after this I was reading Josh Holmes’ blog on Public speaking and movement onstage.  The following week I watched the first play with my kids in it (they … Continue reading

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ReSharper, Day 2

Today, R# is kicking my butt about things I thought I was already doing.  I lobby for always checking method parameters for null before trusting any of their properties, but apparently I don’t follow my own advice well enough.  R# … Continue reading

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ReSharper impressions

So my company sprung for ReSharper licenses for all of us in the Business Solutions Group side of things.  I just installed the thing, and will be posting my impressions about it as I go.  Now to be fair, I’m … Continue reading

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Introduction to WF slide deck available

I’ve posted the first public version of my WF Intro deck to my SkyDrive.  You can get the zip file here.(http://cid-a44bb98a805c8996.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Presentations/Introduction%20to%20WF.zip) In giving this presentation, I have found that the database link in the Rules Hosting sample usually needs to … Continue reading

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WOR KITTNZ!

Sorry… It had to be done.

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