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Parental earworms and the secret society of parents of young children....
My morning routine usually involves having breakfast with one or both of my kids (ages 5 and 2.5) while they watch TV and my wife catches those precious last few minutes of sleep. ;) So weekday mornings as I munch my shredded wheat, I have the background sounds of Magic School Bus and/or Hi-5 and my kids acting and singing along with their shows.... Now for those of you who do not have young kids, MSB is a animated science-y show with no singing. If I can get out of the house before that show ends ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 26, 2004 10:08 AM

nice hack - making VS.NET IDE see other files as XML type
I've been writing nant build files today. These files use an extension of “.build” and they contain XML data.... I'd like to use my normal XML editor, VS.NET IDE to manipulate these files, but the IDE does not recognize a “.build” file as an XML file.... Here's a simple way to tell the IDE that a “.build” or any other file extension you choose is an XML type file.... Open the registry (regedit) and navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE... ......

Posted On Friday, May 21, 2004 7:51 AM

Required Reading
Just read Test-Driven Development in Microsoft.NET by James Newkirk and Alexei Vorontsov..... http://www.bookpool.com/.x/... http://www.amazon.com/exec/... http://www.microsoft.com/MS... Clear and consise, it lays out the fundamentals of TDD, how to approach it, and how to use it in the real world. You can read it in a few days, but it will change ......

Posted On Monday, May 17, 2004 6:15 PM

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