Installing Ubuntu on Virtual PC for Windows Lovers

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I am a total noob when it comes to working with Linux. The only experience I have with Unix is in college when I used to pipe the manual of trn via the write command to unsuspecting classmates. If I remember correctly, this is how you do it.

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Setting PropertyBehavior On All Properties With Rhino Mocks

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Although I am a big fan of Rhino Mocks, I typically favor State-Based over Interaction-Based unit testing, though I am not totally against Interaction Based testing.

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MIX07 Pics From Mix

Thought I’d post a few pics from mix with some notes.

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Mix07 And The Italian Jersey

Just a couple of notes while I have a break during the conference. I’ll try to find some time to write about my impressions of the technologies when I’ve had time to reflect.

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Mix07 I Am Terrible At Being Interviewed

Yesterday, while hanging out in the so called “BlogZone”, Tim Heuer pulled me aside for a audio short interview on the topic of Subtext and Open Source, two things I love to talk about and good luck getting me to shut up once you get me started. ;)

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Arrived at Mix 07

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Well Jon and I arrived safely, driving into Vegas around 4 PM last evening. Upon arriving, we met up with Miguel De Icaza, the founder of the Mono project, and headed over to the Mashup Lounge where we ran into John Osborne, a senior editor with O’ Reilly.

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Building a Continuous Integration Process In An Hour On DNRTV

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If you’ve read my blog at all, you know I’m a big proponent of Continuous Integration (CI). For the Subtext project, we use CruiseControl.NET. I’ve written about our build process in the past.

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Prose Is Dead. Long Live Prose

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Charlez Petzold makes the following lament in response to Jeff Atwood’s review of two WPF books, one being Petzold’s.

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Insert Code for Windows Live Writer

Several pople have asked me recently about the nice code syntax highlighting in my blog. For example:

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Extract Embedded Resources With An Attribute In MbUnit

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UPDATE: This functionality is now rolled into the latest version of MbUnit.

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The Death Of The Subtext Build Server

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Take a good look at this picture.

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Avoid Using a Database as an API Integration Point

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Before I begin, I should clarify what I mean by using a database as an API integration point.

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Write Readable Code By Making Its Intentions Clear

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I don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to say that the hardest part of coding is not writing code, but reading it. As Eric Lippert points out, Reading code is hard.

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British Music Stars and Soccer In Los Angeles

According to FeedBurner, many of my readers are from London, so I thought you might enjoy this little tale.

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Some New Subtext Skins

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Tim Heuer has been on a tear lately submitting some great new skins to the Subtext Skin Showcase, which is part of SubtextSkins.com.

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CSS Control Adapters Double PostBack Issue

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My Coworker (and Subtext co-admin) Steve Harman writes about a weird double PostBack issue he ran into recently when using CSS Friendly Control Adapters with the CreateUserWizard Membership Provider control.

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Vista Gadget To Monitor Your Build

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Simone Chiaretta, a member of the Subtext team (not to mention many other projects), just released a Vista Gadget which allows you to monitor a CruiseControl.NET build within your sidebar.

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A Strange Parking Ticket

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I received a strange delinquency notice for a parking ticket. At first glance, it seemed normal enough. Yep, there’s my license plate number. Yep, the make of the car is correct. But look at this, the color of the car is wrong.

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Play The Most Influential Amiga Games Now

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It wasn’t till 1987 that I experienced my first (and worst) case of technolust ever. The object that inspired such raw feelings of lust, of course, was the Commodore Amiga.

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GeeksWithBlogs Now Are Geeks With Subtext

The GeeksWithBlogs.net website just switched over its 1442 (and counting) blogs, containing 25,921 blog posts and 39,140 comments over to Subtext. As Jeff Julian reports, it only took them six hours.

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