Programming

Windows 10 Developer Mode

With Windows 10, applications are installed from the Windows Store. If you are a developer then before you can install your newly developed apps you will need to enable developer mode. This is a mode that allows you to develop and install apps on your Windows 10 device. To enable Developer Mode on your Windows […]

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Don’t fix what ain’t broke

Like everyone else, I had a bit of time off work over the holiday period. One of the “jobs” I had set for myself was to fix our bathroom door. For a couple of years now, during the winter months, the wooden door will swell and refuse to close properly so that you can’t actually […]

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A Barcamp Session Wall Application

I have thought for a long time that an on-line session wall application for Barcamps would be a great idea. I know other people have also thought this but up to now I don’t know of one actually being used. Here are my ideas on what I think would be needed to make this a […]

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Microsoft Certification

I used to be a Microsoft Certified Professional many years ago when the certifications were first introduced. I was certified in Windows 3.1. Yes, that’s how long ago it was. I have been thinking about becoming certified again for quite a while and have been playing with Microsoft MVC3. This prompted me to finally take […]

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Learning Ruby

So this last week I have been reading “Learn to Program” by Chrise Pine. I wanted to learn to program in Ruby and this book has been great so far. Very easy to read and very amusingly written. After being a developer for more than 20 years, the basics in this book I already know […]

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