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Monday, December 12, 2011 11:02 AM | Comments

This past weekend I decided to upgrade my Subtext blog to VS 2010 so I could finally rid my machine of VS 2008. After some small hiccups it was ready to rock, and thankfully the deployment to my server was entirely painless with WebDeploy. So being in VS 2010 and having fully tested my deployment process it seemed like a good time to make a tweak to my Skin that I’ve been wanting to try for a while: showing “Hero Shots” next to each post. Hero shots? I’m not really sure what they should be called, I just know I’ve heard the term hero shot a lot this year and it seemed to fit, but call it whatever you want The idea is pretty simple: when viewing a list of posts (the home page, a specific tag, the archives) I want to show an...

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 9:59 AM | Comments

DoddleReport generates tabular reports from any IEnumerable datasource. Out of the box it can render reports to Excel, PDF, HTML, and CSV – fully pluggable of course. I created the project to provide reporting output over the LINQ queries we had already written for an application, but maybe you can find other uses for it. So what does it generate? The following samples are generated live in real-time (notice the data will change every time you open the report) Excel Report (OpenXML) Creates a native Excel file using OpenXML ...

Monday, October 10, 2011 11:18 PM | Comments

Why? Because I should be able to Get Latest and F5! I think simplicity is a crucial measure of success in all software. I think being able to pull down the source code onto any developer machine and F5 is an important goal to strive for. Removing manual processes and streamlining the development workflow can yield huge productivity gains – especially when onboarding new developers. I believe databases should be provisioned and seeded automatically, all 3rd party libraries should be readily available in the repo, and any manual steps that must be memorized or documented should be avoided at all costs. But this hasn’t been easy on a Windows Phone device The aforementioned goals have been easily achievable in all of my projects except Windows Phone apps. A key component to this workflow is the magical variable known as localhost. When I F5 one...

Monday, January 31, 2011 9:01 PM | Comments

DoddleReport automatically generates tabular reports from any IEnumerable datasource. Out of the box it can render reports to Excel, PDF, HTML, and CSV – fully pluggable of course. I designed the project to provide reporting output over the LINQ queries we had already written for the application, but maybe you can find other uses for it.   So what does it generate? Excel Report Automatic Sticky/Frozen Headers stay at the top when scrolling through the data See it live! ...