ElegantCode

A David Starr blog

16 Mar
2004

Build Tools for .Net

We have been using CruiseControl.net on our team and I spent a little time with it today getting a few projects integrated into continous integration. There was some frustration in the number of steps that had to be taken to get all of my projects in and so i began poking around looking for some […]

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9 Mar
2004

Suzuki LC1500 For Sale

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I can’t take it anymore. My Suzuki is officially up for sale and I am going for the Beemer. Which GS I get will depend on when the cruiser goes away. Here is a slideshow of a road trip that I took with my buddy, Gene Chapman. We did about 600 miles total, me on […]

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6 Mar
2004

More Refactoring Scuttlebutt

I have looked at JetBrains ReSharper recently and wondered why anyone would bother with such a tool with Whidbey right around the corner. The tool itself is nice, don’t get me wrong, but why bring this to market? After having just watched C# Team Project Manager Dan Fernandez’s episode of MSDN TV where he demonstrates refactoring abilities in Whidbey, […]

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5 Mar
2004

Extreme Programming Library

I ran across this resource and while I neither an adherent nor a firm believer in Extreme Programming practices, many of the articles presented here are good reading. This one, “The Source Code is the Design“, is particularly interesting, and a good argument for why I don’t like XP for major projects. For minor fire […]

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3 Mar
2004

Popups in WindowsXP SP2

This is the official word from MS about what SP2 of XP adds to IE. Here are some key quotes from the Changes to Functionality in Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Windows XP article on MSDN: Defaults Pop-up Manager is turned off by default. There are restrictions on the size and position of pop-up windows, regardless […]

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