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Agile Evangelist slash Build Master
For the last two months I’ve been acting as the build master for a small team. When I got here, the build process was a 3 day manual process that was slowly killing the one developer on the project. Thanks to NAnt, I was able to bring that 3 day Cluster-Duck, down to 120 seconds. We’ve got a *long* way to go still, but as of last week, we got Cruise Control dot net up and running, and let me tell you, there is NOTHING like checking in your code and seeing that little green balloon pop ......

Posted On Monday, July 25, 2005 8:03 PM

Was it that hard to document?
All I wanted was to take a numeric string, and increment it. The string happened to be 2 digits long. All I wanted to do was something along the lines of var.ToString().PadLeft(2). So off to google I went, and I finally found my answer, but not in any MSDN documentation. The MSDN docs refer to format strings as if I use them EVERY single day. I don't. I deal with them about once every 3 months, (but this time ... I'm writing it down) I eventually found this method stringVar = intVar.ToString().PadLeft( ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 5, 2005 5:02 PM

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