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Nice Review of FreeSnap

The folks over at Freewaregenius did a nice review of my FreeSnap program. … this is one situation where the adage “less is more” holds true and I prefer FreeSnap. A nice program overall. Gosh,...

Folder View Adds Recently Used Folders to Windows Explorer

Ever navigate to a folder deep in the hierarchy and then close Windows Explorer only to realize you forgot to do something and need to go back? I do it all the time and it...

Friday Links

Links I found interesting this week. Understanding IIS7 Request Restrictions on Windows Vista - Just how many concurrent requests does IIS7 allow? Wicked Code: Silverlight Page Turning Made Simple - Great introduction to the world...

Friday Links #1

I’m moving like cold molasses this morning with this head cold. Still, the blog must go on. Here’s some stuff I found interesting this week when I didn’t have a head cold. Programmers Don’t Read...

Programming WCF Services

My two favorite .Net programming books just happen to be by the same author - Juval Lowy. The first book, “Programming .NET Components”, is a well worn companion that often is not on my desk...

DRM Free Music at Amazon

Jeff Atwood, the author of the fabulous Coding Horror blog, has a great write up about buying DRM (Digital Rights Management) free software from Amazon.com. I never bought music from ITunes simply because of the...

C#'s Unsung Hero

I was updating some legacy Windows C++ code last night and the pain of using it hit me like a ton of bricks. In particular, the string handling was a nightmare. Here are all the...

Links - 2008-05-04

Seems like there is a lot more to read as of late on the Web. Either that or I’m just bored. StuffSafe - Online home inventory. I made the mistake of using Microsoft Money’s home...

Using Attributes to Exclude Code from Coverage in TestDriven.Net

There are times when you don’t want your coverage level penalized for code not covered. Often this occurs with code that is produced from a code generator. Since TestDriven.Net invokes NCover with the //ea CoverageExcludeAttribute...

Commonly Botched Interview Questions

Lately, I’ve had to do a some interviewing for new positions that have opened up here. My interview style is to not ask too many questions and to try and get the candidate to talk...
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