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Martin Fowler, a Software Development Soothsayer

“What Agile really means to the future of software development“ Martin will call upon his more than 20 years of software industry experience to talk about how the history of the software also serves as a roadmap for what to expect in the future. Martin had three very drastically different mini talks rather than a […]

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FeedBurner Migration Confusion

Some of you may know that Google will end FTP publishing support for Blogger. Well I’ve decided to move to WordPress and to do that, I need to update my FeedBurner’s original source. Sounds easy right? Here are my assumptions and below are some screenshots that show why I failed: thomasnguyencom[at]gmail.com is my FeedBurner account […]

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Deny Yourself Access to a Domain Name.

Well, why the hell would I want to do that? We’re moving our hosting to a new hosting provider and just to make sure we don’t have any absolute URL paths, we want to blackhole ourselves from that domain. With some instructions from Kevin, here’s what we did:Add one line: 0.0.0.0 www.securevantage.com securevantage.com Yeah, that’s […]

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Update Version Number in a File.

No, not an AssemblyInfo.cs file, that’s really straightforward. C’mon it’s a task that does what it says, easy. Something I was trying to do is update the version number in, for all simple purposes, a text file – something that’s not xmlpoke-able. So I have the property ready to go and the file I want […]

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Security Auditing SP2 Released

This is a huge milestone for my career as a software developer. Not because I’m finally releasing code for customers to use in production, but I’ve also been able to introduce some new shiny toys to the development team over the past few years. Since the day I started to what we call our “biggest […]