Posts in 2009

Professional ASP.NET MVC 1.0

12th June 2009
Book review • ASP.NET Web Forms is dead, only it isn’t really, because ASP.NET MVC is just different, and not a replacement. This book explains what ASP.NET MVC is all about.

From Visual SourceSafe to Subversion

5th April 2009
A few years ago, we (at the company I work for) decided to move away from Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS) to Subversion. This post describes how you can get started down the same route.

Of Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, and why to get rid of it

21st March 2009
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe is the tool used by a great many small Microsoft software development shops. Unfortunately SourceSafe is one of the weakest version control systems around.

Great start…

13th March 2009
After promising two-weekly updates, it's now been over a month since my first, real, post. Such is the life of many blogs. I plead not guilty!

Ship It!, from the Pragmatic Programmers series of books

9th February 2009
Book review • This book isn't about project management, requirements or scheduling - it's about getting your code working reliably, your coders working together, and your software completed.

Welcome to Frontier Town

5th February 2009
Hello! I'm starting a blog. While the rest of the world is starting to catch on to Twitter, and social networking is now a normal part of life for many, I'm just entering the 21st century with a blog.