Wednesday (April 1st) - Virtual Tech Days: Microsoft hosts 24 hours of LiveMeeting sessions about all that is tech. Right now I'm busy with the finishing touches of my presentation (11:00-12:00 GMT) - Read about it here. You can browse the various sessions and sign up at The Virtual Tech Days Site. Thursday-Friday (April … Continue reading My DEV Events of this Week
It’s hard to start TDD and using Unit Test without a good mentor. Although writing unit tests seems simple I know I learnt a lot by having my unit tests reviewed by a seasoned TDD’er. When such a person doesn’t exist at the place of work a developer need to extend his search in order … Continue reading Test Reviews at ISerializable
One of the reasons I heard not to use JetBrains ReSharper is its performance overhead. As a developer there is nothing more frustrating then having Visual Studio freeze and chock during coding. JetBrains decided to address this problem and did some work recently released ReSharper 4.5 Beta version. If you never tried ReSharper or tried … Continue reading ReSharper 4.5 Beta
When Writing a technical post I often need to post code snippets. For readability I want the code to have syntax highlighting and indentation,Since I've started blogging I've tried several Live Writer plugins but never found one that didn't mess the html or caused unexpected CSS to appear in the post. Right now I'm using … Continue reading Code Formatter for Windows Live Writer
On the 1st of April Microsoft is having 24 hours of online sessions. During those 24 hours (starting 12:00 AM GMT) speakers from all over the world will host live online sessions in one of the following tracks: Windows Development and Frameworks Windows Mobile Development Office and SharePoint Development Developer Tools, Languages & Practices Web … Continue reading Microsoft Virtual Tech Days – Here I come!
Last week I wrote a post on my company's blog about the cost of TDD (or more accurately how much money it saves). One of the reasons I wrote that post because it think that when discussing TDD the cost/benefit ratio never comes up. Today I found that Andrew Woodward has wrote a review of … Continue reading The cost of Test Driven Development