So I started looking for one that I could take with me easily. It’s amazing the variety that’s out there. I started looking when I saw Clocky, the rolling alarm clock. This clock, after you hit snooze, starts running and hiding from you so you have to get out of bed to find it and turn it off. I started thinking about the alarm clock that I saw in college. » read more.
Archives - 2006
I’m seen parts of this book in pre-production and it’s a must read! Jim with the Book Windows Developer Power Tools on Amazon Want your copy signed??? Come to CodeMash!
Because he was on tape - Dave Redding decided to write more about the Command Pattern – it’s worth a read. Technorati tags: Command Pattern, Patterns and Practices
Announcing Arc on the Street. This is going to be an opportunistic podcast. I’ve got a podcast recording rig that I’ve been playing with (many posts to come later about the rig). The best part about it is that it’s very portable and all battery powered. So I was having a drink with my friend Dave Redding who was asking about patterns. I pointed him to Christian Gross‘s Foundations of » read more.
I had the great pleasure of being on .NET Rocks speaking about SQL Everywhere and a whole lot more! I really should have gotten them a better photo - but such is life. http://www.dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?showID=202
I want both of my readers and good friends to come to CodeMash so I’m going to pitch it again today… CodeMash is an amazing event with some real world class speakers. They are coming to Sandusky for $99.00 for this amazing conference. For a grand total of $302.24 (including taxes and other fees that we are forced to pay) you will be housed and feed both physically and mentally for 2 days! » read more.
The PDC 2007 will be October 2-5 with a couple of preconference days. There’s not a ton of detail, but the PDC is always the forward looking, we are about to release some things that are huge type of event. You should definitely put this on your calendar. Link to PDC announcement page
I’m feeling inadequate It’s kind of amazing, this is a hot blogging day for me and Scott Hanselman still has me outpaced even though he’s in Tanzania at the moment. What’s even more amazing is that all of his posts are interesting and informative. Not to sound too much like a fan boy (borrowing a line from Scott himself) but several times this week I’ve been asked questions and the answer has » read more.
Last night Eric Maino (http://www.meeteric.net) gave a talk at GANG (http://www.migang.org) about Test Driven Development (TDD). It was a very good talk that touched on a lot of the important issues involved in testing. It was a good overview of NUnit (http://www.nunit.org) and how TDD works. The slides will be up on the GANG web site soon. One of the questions that came up was how GUI testing works » read more.
There’s a free webcast coming up that you should know about titled “Obfuscation, IT Governance and Enterprise Risk Management”. It’s being hosted by PreEmptive Solutions – the creators of Dotfuscator. They know just a bit about the topic so it should be worth hearing. Event: Obfuscation, IT Governance and Enterprise Risk Management Date and Time: Monday, April 24, 2006 1:00 pm Eastern time zone Duration: 30 minutes Description: Attendees » read more.