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Visual Studio.NET 2008 + Subversion + NAnt.

I’ve had trouble trying to figure out a way to grab the Subversion revision number in order to populate it into the the auto-generated CommonAssemblyInfo.cs file. major.minor[.build[.revision]] Google got me Bryant’s post that linked to Jonathan Malek’s post. Which didn’t help at all because he already migrated his blog to WordPress and the link couldn’t […]

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Getting Started with Silverlight.

There’s a ton of stuff out there that just makes my head go crazy. If you want to get started, here’s the quick run down of problems I ran into and what I did to get things up and running. Version Clarification Type Name Description FREE Silverlight 1.0 Initial release. FREE Silverlight 1.1 Alpha September […]

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My eCOST Experience.

Why did I shop there? On January 20th, my Google Reader came up with an awesome deal from dealspl.us that wasn’t a typo, and on the eCOST website even today!!! C’mon, $36.99 for a multi monitor mount (three monitors!!!). So I place an online order a few hours I read and re-read the listing to […]

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Visual Studio 2008 – What More Can You Ask For?

So I was talking to James a little bit about Visual Studio’s features and things I’d like it to have. Here’s my list of things I might just not know about or things that would make life easier in Visual Studio 2008. -Right click a base class you created and click “Extend Class”-Right-click an interface […]