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Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

I recently came from a small startup company in Houston where process was non-existent to a significantly large bank where process is king. After speaking with an ex-coworker, I came to an interesting reflection of the two ends of the spectrum. On one end, getting things done was an open field where you could choose […]

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Setting the Right Expectations

I had a conversation a while back with a good old friend, Sonal, about how awesome Modern Family is and catching up with each other’s lives. It sparked a reason for me to share something that has been on my mind for quite some time, but could not figure out how to organize my thoughts. […]

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Patching Virtual Machines Tip

To manage our virtual machines we use Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2. I have trouble logging into my VM after doing just a couple reverts to checkpoints. The machine drops trusts to the domain, so it won’t let me log in with my domain account, boo. Here’s how to avoid it. Thanks, Kevin. For these […]

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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 […]

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Learning NHibernate by Example (Small).

So I started a new project a couple weeks back and I’m going to put off separating the common features into a “CommonProject” until later. I’ve run into a few tedious steps over and over again, that I already knew NHibernate would help me resolve quickly and easily. Once this is complete, I’ll take a […]