April 28, 2007
On Tuesday, I'll start work full time on what has been up until now a part
time role with StudioNow. It means a pretty dramatic
shift in the technology stack I've grown accustomed to in the enterprise --
whether it be a Microsoft-centric approach or the typical process laden change
management typically found (and admittedly sometimes necessary) in big
April 21, 2007
Inspired by SearchDotNet, I have created
SearchPy in an effort to provide quality search results
targeted at information for Python.
April 19, 2007
It's official now, I'll be joining StudioNow full
time in May as the Principal Software Engineer.
April 18, 2007
This is a video to a Red Hot Chili Peppers song that some of editors at
StudioNow produced and submitted to a contest for fan generated music videos.
April 17, 2007
Most folks doing Continuous
in a .NET shop use CruiseControl.NET (at least in my experience).
CruiseControl.NET comes with a little tray app, called
allows you to monitor numerous builds you are interested in keeping an eye on.
April 13, 2007
Today while at work, I spent about an hour and half writing two little command
line tools to team members in accomplishing tasks with Team System that the
out of the box tools just don't provide.
April 9, 2007
I've been working on a 64-bit platform now for about 3 months and while most
commercial software has no problems running on it either in 32-bit mode or
native 64-bit, open source projects are another story.
April 5, 2007
I followed the development of Copilot as a summer
internship project at FogCreek Software with passing interest. The product
wasn't all that interesting to me at the time as it didn't solve any immediate
need that I had and it seemed to be more of just a mash-up of Open Source
tools (e.g. VNC) rather than building anything new.
April 4, 2007
I had a need tonight to dynamically size the DropDown of a ComboBox control on
a WinForms tool I was writing, and while I was hoping to find an AutoSize
property on the ComboBox as it exists on the Label control, I was out of luck.
April 3, 2007
I have been doing a lot of work over the last several months for
StudioNow, a startup founded by Adam Solesby and
David Mason. Adam was previously Chief Architect (and my boss) at AIM