Monthly Archives: April 2005

Probably the best resume in the world (English joke, sorry non UK viewers)

Not to be big headed but recruiters often tell me that my resume is awesome/ best they have seen in a long time/ very impressive etc. Good job I did not let it go to my head, during today’s blog-catch-up-a-thon … Continue reading

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Release Builds with Debug Symols (i.e. line numbers in your error logs)

This is basic trivia to most with a Microsoft development background, yet I only learned it on my last project: In a nutshell Release v’s Debug only sets certain compilation switches. Consequently it is no problem to deliver a release … Continue reading

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Atlanta: Stepping down from .Net UG involvement

It is with great sadness that this is happening. While being involved with user groups I tried to accomplish the goal of making them a more open and inviting place for newcomers regardless of their .Net expertise. Yes the C# … Continue reading

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ATLANTA: Robots in ATL

Georgia Dome  April 21st -> 23rd. Cost is $0! http://www.usfirst.org/robotics/2005/chevents.htm http://www.vexrobotics.com/index.php/first Having taken a Masters degree in Robotics (+ AI) I will say don’t expect too much from the entries. Robotics is VERY hard – to build a robot one needs … Continue reading

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AJAX Summary

This is a good summary for those that have not heard the term yet:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AJAX maps.google.com is a great example of an AJAX app; not that I will be doing this kind of development anytime soon ever, but it is useful to … Continue reading

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Hello, Sc0ble

Thanks to Michael E for this. Over the weekend, avec new laptop I started the switch-over to less DIY on the house and more tech (this is all planned, and it is time to catch up with and Keith and … Continue reading

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Fail Fast – a longer write up

Some time ago I posted in a summary of this technique, and over the weekend I ran across this much longer and more comprehensive write-up on Martin Fowler’s (the Prince of Enterprise Architecture) website: http://www.martinfowler.com/ieeeSoftware/failFast.pdf Concepts like this is far more important … Continue reading

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