Yesterday, I found an interesting page (in German) describing some of the most important patterns and practices in software development: Although I’m not a fan of wrist bands (see the linked page to see for yourself), I like the page for its short description of patterns and practices like: Don’t repeat yourself keep it simple stupid single responsibility pattern separation of concerns interface segregation principle dependency injection principle Liskov substitution principle open close...
There are rumors going around on the internet about the release of windows mobile 6.5. Some say that windows mobile 6.5 is never going to be released but other strongly believe that the new windows mobile 6.5 will be released soon.
Not long ago people were blogging on the internet that Microsoft is probably going to focus on windows 7 and it’s integration into the newest mobile devices. But that has not been approved by Microsoft.
Often I get asked: Why should I write a test. What should I answer? My preferred answer is: It’s an insurance to you. At the time you have tests for your code, somebody else can do modifications on your code and you are sure it still does what it should. Otherwise your test will fail. (Well some people think: Why should somebody else modify my code? That’s impossible, this code is too complex, as it can be modified by somebody else… But this is another story.) I also like the...
I’m quite sure you know Powershell – this incredibly fancy Shell that allows you to do things you couldn’t even imagine without 🙂 Version 1.1 of Powershell is now heavy on market – every new software from Microsoft must be powershell-enabled. But the best thing is that Microsoft announced, Powershell will be installed by default on every copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. And as far as I know there will be support for Powershell in Windows Server Core. Find...
Since a week I am using Windows 7 and until now, I am really satisfied. Windows 7 feels much faster than Vista and it’s something like a fine tuned Vista.
Here you can read the most notable new features:
For further information, you will find here a good walkthrough:
As you might already know I’m a certified windows mobile application developer. My speciality is hybrid application development for applications which target both the full .NET framework platform and also the mobile platform. Of course nobody wants to write the same code for each platform again so you have to come up with some tricks and solutions to overcome some limitations on the compact framework.
It’s new, It’s hot, It’s Seven and It’s in Beta. The new version of the Microsoft Client Operating System. Since the 10 of January the beat version can be obtained from www.microsoft.com. So lets take a short look to the new philosopher’s stone of Microsoft. In this little Video you can see the Installation of Windows Seven. Take a special look to the Hard drive Partitioning and to the new Homegroupe feature.
A short list of features that you can expect of NMock2 (.NET mocking framework) in one of the next releases:
mocking of classes
detectation of swallowed exceptions
NMock2 ReSharper plugin for code completion
state full mocks
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