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Tim is a Solutions Architect for PSC Group, LLC. He has been an IT consultant since 1999 specializing in Microsoft technologies. Along with running the Chicago Information Technology Architects Group and speaking on Microsoft and architecture topics he was also contributing author on "The Definitive Guide to the Microsoft Enterprise Library".

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Tim Murphy's .NET Software Architecture Blog Adventures in Architecting and Developing .NET January 2012 Entries
PSC Group Releases Project Risk Profiler Windows Phone Application
PSC Group is proud to announce that the Windows Phone version of its Project Risk Profiler application is now available in the Marketplace. This application allows project managers and stakeholders to evaluate the high level risks and benefits associated with proposed project before committing to it. The application is based on a methodology used by PSC when initiating projects and is a port of the iPhone version of the application. Each negative and positive attribute of a project is given a raking ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 31, 2012 2:30 PM

Changing Team Foundation Server 2010 Workspace Mappings
When you place a Visual Studio solution into TFS or pull it down for the first time a default working path is set in the workspace mappings. There are times when you need to point source code to a new location. Once option you have is to simply use the Manage Workspaces dialog to edit the local folder for the your solution. Select your workspace. Click on the Local Folder and an ellipse button will appear to allow to set a new folder. The problem with this approach is that it doesn’t seem to consistently ......

Posted On Thursday, January 26, 2012 4:36 PM

February 2012 Chicago Information Technology Architects Group Presentation
So here is try number two. Mother nature got the best of us last month with the threat of icy roads on our presentation night. Ruben Rotteveel has been gracious enough to reschedule his discussion of Advancements in Messaging Technologies for this month. Assuming we do not get our usual February blizzard on that day it would be great to see as many of you there as possible. Be sure to register to joins us. Tags: Chicago Information Technology Architects Group,CITAG,Advancements ......

Posted On Thursday, January 26, 2012 3:27 PM

Twitter Search JSON Deserialization
In a previous post I talked about using the JSON to LINQ features of JSON.NET. Thanks to Bil Simser I was able to do some testing of the deserialization capabilities of this library. The key was his hint to leverage the json2csharp web site. Below is the C# representation of the search results for a Twitter query created by putting an example of the search result into this site. public class Url{ public string url { get; set; } public string expanded_url { get; set; } public string display_url { ......

Posted On Friday, January 13, 2012 12:28 PM

January 2012 Chicago Information Technology Architects Group Presentation
This post is really late considering that there is less than a week before the event. Fortunately this is because 2012 is starting out with tons of work to be done. Not a bad problem to have. This month we will have Ruben Rotteveel discussing Advancements in Messaging Technologies. Be sure to register to joins us. Tags: Chicago Information Technology Architects Group,CITAG,Ruben Rotteveel,Messaging ......

Posted On Thursday, January 12, 2012 9:09 AM

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