Monthly Archives: April 2013

Back to the Present

Time to get back into Dot Net. I did a huge project in VB.net (VS 2010 Pro), and for various reasons it was cancelled, and I moved completely into ColdFusion work.  The Pro license was needed elsewhere, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Lunch Hour – Git

It’s time to take a short brown-bag look at git. Git is a distributed source control and revision manager developed by none other than Linus Torvalds for Linux development.  The word “git” in this case is the British English version … Continue reading

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I Miss Books. Sometimes.

I asked myself recently, “what if I had to develop without the use of search engines?” It made me realize how much the nature of my work has changed in the last few years.  Punch the year 2000 into the … Continue reading

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Greenfield, Brownfield

Greenfield.  Brownfield.  What in the hell does that mean anyway?  I hear technical people using those terms, and not once have they bothered to explain them. Wirkipedia says: Examples of greenfield projects are new factories, power plants, airports which are … Continue reading

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Starting a CFC file with <cfscript>

That’s odd. I just opened up my project in CFEclipse, and suddenly the editor syntax hilighting shows everything after the <cfscript> as invalid code in my .cfc’s. Perhaps I mucked up something whilst configuring source control?  Hmmm. Found it.  This … Continue reading

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Version Control

“Visual SourceSafe      MUST      DIE!” -Dennis Clark, on ‘Two Devs Down Under’ A year ago, I read that Microsoft disallowed internal use of Visual SourceSafe long before they stopped selling it.  My management offered VSS for keeping our … Continue reading

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Old Man Story – der Uno

“hey, can I see how you did your program?” Continue reading

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