Author Archives: chadit

Presenting at Orlando Code Camp Sat March 16th

This year I am given the honor to talk to people at the Orlando Code Camp Saturday March 16th.  This will be my first time there and I am really excited to get a presentation slot.  4:00 – 4:50 Room  … Continue reading

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NCrunch a Visual Studio Add-In for Unit Testing

I made it a goal late in 2012 that one of my personal task for 2013 was going to be diving deeper into unit testing and mocking.  In my research I came across a unit testing tool for Visual Studio … Continue reading

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South Florida Code Camp 2013 my demo links #sflcc

This year was my second year presenting at the South Florida Code Camp.  I am once again amazed at the amount of attendees, number of sessions, and of course the great folks you get to meet and learn from.

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Entity Framework 5 easier way to update record

In the past with EF if you wanted to update a record you would need to do something like this:

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Presenting at South Florida Code Camp Sat 9th

This coming weekend (Feb 9th) I will be giving two presentations.

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Call WCF Service Asynchronously

Why would we want to call a WCF Service asynchronously? The biggest reason to move from synchronous to asynchronous is performance.  When a synchronous call is made, the current thread locks till the call is completed.  It varies by OS … Continue reading

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@media and IE8 and below

So this week I have been working on creating an adaptive UI for the various screen resolutions that our users operate on.  Currently the page was static and looked horrible on high resolution screens. Playing around with HTML/JS Windows 8 … Continue reading

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Change the Computer Name for a TFS workspace

So today I had the enjoyment of the infrastructure team changing the workstation station naming conventions company wide. Which if you have been a developer for sometime this usually will make you cringe.

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PowerShell How to execute a collection of commands stored as strings

So if you follow my PowerShell profile github repo I have a few git function built.  The company I work for like many other companies has components spread out among multiple solutions.  I got tired of switching between solutions to … Continue reading

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PostSharp 3 CTP released

On the 26th the great folks at SharpCrafters announced the much anticipated PostSharp 3 CTP (Community Technical Preview).   There are many changes in this CTP so lets review some of them. For anyone new let me start by a quick … Continue reading

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