Goodbye Funnydawg

28. January 2010 One-Time 0
I just switched hosting providers.  I had been on Funnydawg for a couple months.  I found Funnydawg when I was working on a site for a non-profit.  I needed something quick, easy, not long term and most of all cheap.  They fit most of these parameters.  I got my site up and running really quick. ...

Named Parameters and Unit Testing

22. January 2010 Howto 0
I’m a bit of what you might call a “late adopter.” I run from ‘bleeding edge technology.’ I finally upgraded from XP-SP2 about a month ago (made the jump to W7.) Just upgraded It’s Greek To Me from VB5 & Access to .Net 3.5 & SQL Compact. And I’m finally getting around to using .Net ...

What was I thinking? — A case for code reviews

21. January 2010 One-Time 0
At my 8-5 job, I’m the only Windows developer we have. I have ported an existing old app from VB6 to .Net and then maintained that app for the past 18 months. Today we’re working on some major refactoring that requires me to pull out chunks and make libraries (instead of a large Winform application.) ...

It’s Not My Fault — StyleCop and the Default C# Class

12. January 2010 One-Time 0
A while back, I was turned on to StyleCop FxCop’s little brother for ensuring coding styles are maintained. I’ve used it some to clean up my code. Since I’ve been working alone, I haven’t really had any Coding Standards that I live by, other than “Doing what I want.” The problem is what I wanted ...

Embed NHibernate.cfg.xml

08. January 2010 One-Time 0
I’ve got some code I wrote that will take a language independent output, and convert it to the desired language (e.g. English or French.) For the longest time, I used this block of code inside my main assembly. However, as functionality increased, users wanted this same information on an intranet website. This caused me to ...