Announcing StyleCop.cmd

Tuesday, July 01 2008 stylecopcmd

As promised, here is a simple commandline driver for StyleCop, making it easier to integrate into “other” build tools, like NAnt.

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Estimation Poker

Saturday, July 05 2008 tips

I’ve spent most of this week as one of a small group working on estimating the next phase of a moderately large project.

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Dual Monitor Visual Studio

Wednesday, July 09 2008 visual-studio

I’m a big believer in the benefits of having dual monitors - in fact, I’m fortunate enough to have dual monitors on both the computers I use most often.

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Extension Methods and Null Pointers

Sunday, July 13 2008 smart-code

I’m sure that most of you know that you can’t call methods on a null reference, so you’ll expect that this code will fire a nasty exception:

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Mandelbrot Screensaver v3.1

Monday, July 14 2008 mandelbrot

Based on feedback from some users, and with special thanks to sobriquet, I’ve made some improvements to the screensaver that are now available for download.

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Software Development Meme

Saturday, July 19 2008 random

So, I’ve been tagged by John with the Software Development meme.

How old were you when you started programming?

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Intersect and Except

Thursday, July 24 2008 dotnet

As a part of the infrastructure introduced in .NET 3.5 to support the various flavours of LINQ, there are a whole heap of generic extension methods that are available whenever you have IEnumerable<T>.

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Living with StyleCop

Friday, July 25 2008 stylecopcmd

I’ve been trying an experiment - having integrated StyleCop into my build scripts (using StyleCop.cmd), I’ve been working to reduce the number of violation messages that it reports.

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StyleCop Cmd Updated

Sunday, July 27 2008 stylecopcmd

I’ve updated StyleCop Cmd - now supports XSL to transform the output XML for easy reporting. Plus, it’s a lot friendlier to use - gives sensible diagnostics instead of crashing at the slightest excuse.

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Inversion of Control

Monday, July 28 2008 random

The current (as of 28 July) episode of .NET Rocks is #362 - James Kovacs Inverts our Control.

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Unclear on the Concept

Tuesday, July 29 2008 ux

I’m jumping through various hoops to register on the forum of a vendor (who shall remain unnamed) in order to post a question, when I strike this error:

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