Testing BlogJet

I have installed an interesting application – BlogJet. It’s a cool Windows client for my blog tool (as well as for other tools). Get your copy here: http://blogjet.com “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.” — Pablo Picasso

This is Me?

  Me as a South Park character… via Peter Provost.


Why is Clean Project not a first class citizen

I know this seems trivial, but since my move to the .NET world in Visual Studio .NET (VS.NET), I sorely miss features from Visual C++ functionality.  Now before I get to my point I want to give a little overview of how VS.NET works before getting to for those that don’t know much about VS.NET. I will…


API Studies

Last night I went and heard a talk from Steven Clarke on API usability.  I always heard knew about this, but after hearing Steven talk last night, man I am starting to get my head around how different developers approach an API. Now if there was one take away from this talk that really hit home…


The return of the Iterator

Brian is a genius.  I have really been p***** ever since I lost the ability to have generic iterators like I had in C++.  We can all argue about the type safety later, lets just stick to the point.  Brian’s post is pure genius.  Learn it, love it, live it.

What do we do here?

Sandy, a fellow Titans fan, has a great post about what we do here at patterns and practices (although a little long winded ) . 

Another Non Admin Woe in Visual Studio

Today I needed to run some unit tests in an admin console (thanks to Aaron), so I fired up VS as admin and built the project and ran my tests.  This was the first time I had built the project, so when I went back to loading VS as Non-Admin, I got an access denied…

How to Scroll in a Command Window

As Brian Button pointed out earlier, I am keyboard junkie.  I found myself today needing to scroll through my console window after running some unit tests that had failed.  Now my first thought would be page up / page down… nope didn’t work.  Confused, I started google’n around to find the answer. I was not…


You Get What You Pay For

Brian Button was looking at some code today and saw this as a test… adRolesProvider = null;Assert.IsNull(adRolesProvider); Enough said. UPDATE:Just to be clear… Brian didn’t write the test… just found it.


What Kind of Elitist Am I?

Your CD collection is almost as big as your ego,and you can most likely play an instrument orthree. You’re a real hit at parties, but you’reSO above karaoke. What people love: You’re instant entertainment.Unless you play the obo. What people hate: Your tendency to sing louder thanthe radio and compare everything to a freakingsong. What…