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My current contract is drawing to a close so I once again find myself in the unenvieable position of looking around for my next challenge (I hate interviewing). One of the positions I applied for was with a recruitment firm called Super Coders (novel concept, IT recruitment by an outfit that, on the surface anyways, seem to understand coding). Whilst ......

Had a strange error come up today when I tried to use my home PC to run an Entity Framework project, the EDMX schema (is it a schema) was generated in SQL Server 2008 and my home dev machine has SQL Server 2005. I wouldn't have thought this would be a problem as I don't use any 2008 specific features (except the intellisense ;P), but alas I was getting ......

I came across and found very useful, bare in mind I am relatively new to the EF and TDD so any suggestions would be welcomed. I have been very busy recently with a new project, as I am in control of this project I have wanted to do things correctly from the start, I also am using it as an opportunity to get familiar with all the newest and shiniest ......

Well last night after enduring the start of Melbourne's heat wave, Air conditioning blasting and nothing worth watching on the TV, I decided to take the plunge and install the Windows 7 beta and give it a go. I decided to install it on a separate partition on my Media Centre PC after deciding that my laptop just wouldn't be able keep up despite Microsofts ......

While doing a bit of reading on TDD I stumbled across these two fantastic links from Steven Harman. Two quick and straight to the point reference guides to outline when and how often to write tests in your solution. Nice work. http://whenshoulditest.com http://howoftenshoulditest.com Then he follows it up with this gem "Saving the world via TDD", possibly ......

Ok, here it is. like a true geek I have downloaded the Windows 7 beta with a view to kick the tires on the new MS OS before the unwashed masses get it. I only have two machines at home; The first is a slightly aging Compaq Presario v4000 laptop, which I have had for about three years, it currently runs both Windows XP home (OEM) and Windows Server 2003 ......

Found this today, thought it was pretty neat, Would have thought Safari would have a bigger market share, although not sure if its entirely to scale. Pixel labs via {Codequeeze} ......

At the beginning I suspect, I am a kiwi and I love to code.. Phew, that was difficult, they say starting is the hardest part (well its been the hardest part so far). I have wanted to start a blog for a some time, initailly to engage more with the developer community, as time went by and I had still not started my blog, I found more and more I had things ......

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