June 2012 Entries

Recursion in the form of a Recursive Func<T, T>

I gotta admit, I am kind of surprised that I didn’t realize I could do this sooner. I recently had a problem which required a recursive function call to come up with the answer. After some time messing around with a recursive method, and creating an API that I was not happy with, I was able to create an API that I enjoy, and seems intuitive.

‘Publish…’ Resulting in Directory With No Files

I was pulling my hair out with this one… Which isn’t good considering I have so little of it left! I had upgraded to the Windows Azure 1.7 SDK the day before with no problems, and used the upgraded ‘Publish…’ dialog to successfully publish a website to my hard disk for hosting on an internal development server. However, when trying to deploy another project to my file system, there were no files in the target directory. If you installed the Azure 1.7 SDK, you may want to read this.

Windows Azure v1.7 Spring Release Today–New Management Dashboard

Today, Microsoft will be publicly releasing a new version of Azure for public consumption. The web conference, at http://www.meetwindowsazure.com will be airing at 1 PM PST. They have already released an update to the Service Dashboard that can be accessed by going to http://manage.windowsazure.com. I have some images of the new dashboard here that I have gathered and removed any PII from. Let me know what you think!

Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Tips and Tricks-Part 2: Key Shortcuts

Ask anyone that knows me, and they will confirm that I hate the mouse. This isn’t because I deny affection to objects that don’t look like their mammalian-named self, but rather for a much more simple and not-insane reason: I have terrible eyesight. I would like to share some of the keyboard shortcuts with you that I've learned...