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I Want to Move South! Mashup Beta

Ryan W posed a challenge to me in comments he left to my "I'm sick and tired of this weather and I want to move south" post. He suggested that a nice mashup might be in order to help me monitor the weather and important facts about prospective...


RE: Jeffrey Palermo on Continuous Integration

Jeffrey Palermo wrote the below and then challenged the community to use what works and evangelize: ... My team did not dabble with converting from NAnt to MSBuild or from NUnit to MSTest. Here is my thought process: * Our process works...


WhatIWantMost: Performing a little cleanup

Because of personal and family bouts with the flu I have not done anything new this week on the WhatIWantMost project. I hope to correct that this weekend. In the meantime I have some leftovers from last week that I have not had a chance to talk...


We've nearly almost completely maybe made up our minds to move south

The last couple of weeks may have been the proverbial straw. Between the freezing cold, the damned snow, the sleet, the flu, the (bad word!) heating bill, the flu and just being locked up indoors all day... we've about had it with our beloved...


Dustin Campbell rambles on about Fibonacci Sequences, Caching, Closures and Continuations

Dustin Campbell contributed his second post today in his new series preparing us for functional programming in .NET 3.0. Today he went into more detail about closures. Yesterday he introduced closures while discussing how to calculate a Fibonacci...


Rick Segal: Go Code Something

I'm an avid reader of Rick Segal's blog, The Post Money Value. I'm don't read any other start-up blogs or VC blogs, but I like Rick's writing style and point of view. Because of his Microsoft background and VC interest in technology...


How to judge a Web Shop by its cover

I have been in the web business for about 10 years now. Over that time I have spent a lot of time looking at competitors' sites. Anytime a site, good or bad, has a link on it to who developed/designed it I will follow. Curious by nature, I usually...


WhatIWantMost: !Always(AJAX.IsTheAnswer)

Proper use of AJAX can be good for a web application when it helps reduce clutter by doing away with unnecessary postbacks and allowing the user to avoid the scenic route of visiting several other pages only to return to the page he/she was...


WhatIWantMost: More ASP.NET AJAX fun

Rather than focus on fixing the AJAX things that are still broken because of the RTM release tonight, I chose to jump even further into the abyss by adding even more AJAX-based controls to the page. This time it is a search results box that pops...


WhatIWantMost: ASP.NET AJAX RTM broke my UpdatePanel

A few days ago I noticed that something was amiss with the My Wishlist page of the WhatIWantMost.com site. At the time I was working on something else so I ignored it and I returned this evening to take a closer look. I have these floating divs...