Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me Steve McConnell Has A Blog!?

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Come on people! I count on you to keep me informed! It looks like he started it way back in March.

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Ruby-Like Expressiveness in C# 3.0

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UPDATE: Looks like Ian Cooper had posted pretty much the same code in the comments to Scott’s blog post. I hadn’t noticed it. He didn’t have a chance to compile it, so consider this post a validation of your example Ian! :)

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Cauldwell's This I Believe, The Developer Edition

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You know what I really like about posts like this? It’s a lot less writing for me. When people ask me what principles Subtext development tries to follow I can just point them to this post by Patrick Cauldwell.

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BETA: Incubator for .NET Open Source Projects

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There’s been a lot written about whether or not Microsoft is doing enough to support Open Source Projects on its platform. In the past, Microsoft’s report card in this area was not one to take home to mom.

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I'll Be Speaking About Open Source at OpenForce

I’ve been invited to participate on a couple of panels at the upcoming DotNetNuke OpenForce ‘07 conference, November 5-8 in Las Vegas.

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Added Contstraint Based Expressions To Subsonic

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NUnit 2.4 introduces a really nice programming model they call Constraint-Based Assert Model. I believe MbUnit 2.4 will also have this. I really like this approach to building asserts because it reads almost like English.

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The IIS 7 Team Rocks!

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I recently wrote about some 503 Service Unavailable Errors with IIS 7 that had me completely stumped. I tried everything I could think of to no avail.

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CodePlex To Roll Out TortoiseSVN Support

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This just in. CodePlex is planning to roll out TortoiseSVN support!

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A .NET API To Search Open Source Code

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I wrote about this on my company’s blog, but thought I’d mention it here since I assume not everyone has jumped at the chance to subscribe to that blog (go on, it won’t bite) ;)

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The Technological 7-Year Itch

Scott Hanselman writes a thought provoking post that asks the question, Is Microsoft Losing the Alpha Geeks? An interesting question, but troublesome to make sense of, let alone answer.

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Is Twitter vs Jaiku a Replay of Friendster vs MySpace

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Jeff Atwood tells me he’s thinking of leaving Twitter for Jaiku. Scoble wrote about how Leo Laporte already left.

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How To Build Twitter In One Line Of Code

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Here’s the code

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Service Unavailable Errors in IIS 7 Are Killing Me

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UPDATE: Problem solved thanks to some members of the IIS 7 team!

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Searching Open Source Code With Open Source

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First week on the job and I’ve already got the keys to the company blog. I just posted my first post at koders.com announcing the latest set of site updates.

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The SuperSonic Subtext Build Server

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Real quickly, check out our brand spanking new build server. Notice anything different? No? Good! Hopefully everything is working just fine, but faster.

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GMail-like Loading Indicator with ASP.NET Ajax

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Simone Chiaretta, a member of the Subtext development team (among other open source projects), has been quite busy lately. I recently mentioned the Vista Sidebar Gadget for CruiseControl.NET he published. He also was recently in a video interview by MindBlog. Go Simo!

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Sabotage Due To Pain. Developers, Take Ergonomics Seriously!

At the end of an average eight-hour workday, the fingers have walked 16 miles over the keys and have expended energy equal to the lifting of 1 1/4 tons. - DataHand

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Is Fighting Open Source With Patents A Smart Move By Microsoft?

Fortune Magazine published an article in which they describe how Microsoft claims that free software, such as Linux, violates 235 of its patents.

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Tagging In Subtext

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With the announcement of the 1.9.5 release of Subtext, I thought I should talk about the new tagging and tag cloud feature. You can see it in action in the sidebar of my site.

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Subtext 1.9.5 Release

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Subtext Submarine
Logo It is with great pleasure and relief that I announce the release of Subtext 1.9.5. Between you and me, I’m just happy to get this release out before the kid is born.

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