Water Pipes: My first Windows Phone app

About the Game My first Windows Phone application, Water Pipes, has just been published to the Marketplace.  You can download it to your Windows Phone by searching for “water pipes” in the Marketplace or, in the Zune software. Water Pipes … Continue reading →

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OpenWithTest 0.4 Released

OpenWithTest 0.4 has been release on the Visual Studio Gallery. If you already have it installed you should get an update in your extension manager. Release Notes Added an OpenWithTest toolbar button. This button allows you to quickly enable and … Continue reading →

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A simple JavaScript stubbing function

Stop! If you are looking for a full featured JavaScript stubbing/mocking library you will be thoroughly disappointed by this post. There are many really good and full featured frameworks for this such as QMock , JSMock and my current personal … Continue reading →

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Functional stateful programming in F#

F# is a multi-paradigm language which lets you program in both a functional pure manner and a imperative mutational way.  With F#’s growing popularity many .NET programmers are trying out the language and are able to get started quickly because … Continue reading →

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Launching the TortoiseHg log more conveniently from the command line

When working with Mercurial I usually perform most tasks from the command line but often I want to be able to visually explore the history of the whole repository or of a single file.  For this I find TortoiseHg’s repository … Continue reading →

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The Nu package management system and DiffPlex

  I published the DiffPlex gem for use with Nu.  Nu is a package management system for .NET which is built on top of Ruby’s gem system. Nu makes it easy to download and get updates for many common libraries. 

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Making an executable take pipelined input in PowerShell

It annoys me when I am working with PowerShell try to pipe the results of a cmdlet into a exe which doesn’t understand pipelined data.  To solve this problem I began aliasing some of the common programs I would like … Continue reading →

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FastSharp 2.0

I just released a new version of my FastSharp program. Download it  or  View the source code This release contains some notable enhancements: Support for multiple languages C# Visual Basic F# Persistence of your current code language and snippet. This allows you to close FastSharp and start right back up from where you left off…

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A StructureMap Gotcha

I started converting one of the projects I work on to use the StructureMap DI/IOC framework. The previous framework I used was a super simple one that was built in house.   When switching to StructureMap the plethora of options was a concern at first but once I started the conversion I was amazed how…

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OpenWithTest released on Visual Studio Gallery

Download Either download from the extension manager by searching OpenWithTest or go to the project page here. Summary Open with Test is a Visual Studio extension which serves one simple task: To always open your test files and implementation files together. Details When writing unit tested applications (especially while practicing TDD) you will often open…

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