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Working with Friends

I’d like to take a few of your precious moments to talk to you about an experience, or rather collection of experiences, I’ve had over the past few months. Not long after Christmas I (and 2 others) set about developing our first app for Android. A Twitter client (yes, yes I know!). This project had […]

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IIS 7 URL Rewrite not installed

Do you use IIS 7 URL Rewrite? It’s a relatively new thing for me to be using and today I stumbled upon an issue that is extremely easy to fix but somewhat difficult to diagnose. This is the second time I’ve had this problem so I figured it’s time to write something about it, to […]

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Rules for committing to SVN

I just stumbled upon this sitting on our servers at work, although this is written specifically for us, it should be relevant to anyone using SVN. Hopefully someone will find this useful. Golden Rules Golden Rule #1 Golden Rule #2 FAQ How often should I commit? Should I work in the trunk, or in a […]

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Adding a column to a replicated table in SQL Server 2005

A problem that I have come across a number of times, yet seem to forget how to solve, is when you want to add a column to a table that you have set up for replication in SQL Server 2005. SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio) modifies a table by simply dropping it, then re-creating it […]

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Creating new projects in SVN and Trac

I have finally managed to introduce Trac and Subversion (SVN) at work. For the first few months, only some projects were put into SVN and fewer were put into Trac. This was partly due to people not feeling the need, but more to do with people not knowing/understanding how to create these projects. Since I […]

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Google Wave

I just finished watching the Google Wave video on YouTube, here. Google have come along with a new technology called Wave. Watch the video to find out more about it (be warned, its a video from the Google I/O developer conference, so its a little techy). Basically they have stepped back from the way we […]

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