Archives - July 2009

Lots of buzz about MvcContrib!

As the ASP.NET MVC framework gains in adoption (it’s only been 4 months since the release), many folks are also clamoring to download and use MvcContrib .  I’ve come across several posts and discussions about using various features of MvcContrib on the web.  I’ll list them for you here. ...

Headspring quarterly giveaway – enter now for iPod Touch

Enter to win an iPod Touch We're holding a drawing. Click HERE to put your name in the fish bowl or call us direct. Feel free to spread the word! ...

A network error occurred while attempting to read from the file: ReSharperSetup.4.5.1231.7.msi

If you tried installing or repairing ReSharper 4.5, you might have received the following error: A network error occurred while attempting to read from the file: C:\Users\Jeffrey\Downloads\ReSharperSetup.4.5.1231.7.msi The cause of this was a path mismatch error.  Because my first download had failed...

ASP.NET MVC in Action at the Aggileland .Net Users Group tomorrow

Tomorrow, I’ll be traveling to College Station, TX to visit with the .Net Users Group from my alma mater.  The group, started by Noah Coad, continues to be a part of the university experience for those students interested in .Net development. Url here: http://aggielanddnug.org/dnug/ Title: ...

Billy Hollis on Silverlight at the Austin .Net User Group tonight

Monday July 13th 5:30pm Silverlight presented by Billy Hollis Monthly Meeting Microsoft Office Austin 9606 N Mo Pac Expy # 200 Austin, TX 78759-5933 07/13/2009 17:30 to 07/13/2009 20:00 Billy Hollis has authored and co-authored many books, including the first  book ever published on Visual Basic...

Managing an Agile Team – PPT from AgileAustin talk yesterday

The Microsoft office had a bumper crowd yesterday for July’s AgileAustin meeting.  I really enjoyed the talk, and there was lots of audience participation. You can get the final PowerPoint slides here ....

What is MvcContrib, and why did it start?

Eric Hexter , and I, the two founders of MvcContrib , were interviewed by InfoQ on MvcContrib.  You can see the questions and answers there ....

Agile Austin talk coming up this next Tuesday – July 7th

I am honored to be the speaker at AgileAustin this next Tuesday on July 7, 2009. You can see the details of my talk here . Speaker: Jeffrey Palermo – CTO, Headspring Title: Being The Manager Of An Agile Team Description: Extreme Programming has lots to say about agile software engineering and testing...

Upgraded to Windows 7 RC – how I kept from reinstalling everything, and what didn’t work

Last night, I downloaded and installed Windows 7 RC.  I installed the Beta for my wife on a spare laptop, and she hated it, so I gave her her Windows XP back. :-).  I have used it for a single day now, and I haven’t encountered any blocking issues.  My process: Backup disk partition with...

Come out today to Mangia Pizza for some great agile talk

Phone 349-2126 8012 Mesa Drive Austin, TX  78731 Agile Austin is facilitating a weekly session where you can come and get your agile questions answered. . . or just hang out with other software professionals and exchange ideas.  I’ll be out today at Mangia Pizza at 6PM. You can see the AgileAustin...