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Daniel Leuck replied to Douglas Ching's discussion Open source .net in the group .NET Developers
"@Kevin Wow. That is...surreal. Programming Android with C# is appealing. Xamarin offers a platform for programming Android, iOS and OS X with C#. "
Nov 15
Kevin Folan replied to Douglas Ching's discussion Open source .net in the group .NET Developers
"A bit of cognitive dissonance with the VS2015 installer: Happily, the top-level menus are no longer ALL UPPER CASE. "
Nov 12
Douglas Ching added a discussion to the group .NET Developers
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Open source .net

http://www.hanselman.com/blog/AnnouncingNET2015NETAsOpenSourceNETOnMacAndLinuxAndVisualStudioCommunity.aspxMuch of dotnet is going to be open source and some pretty significant tooling with VS.net Community is going to be free for non-enterprise app development.  Visual Studio is also getting into supporting Android development.  Microsoft has been going in this direction…See More
Nov 12
Joseph Lui commented on Douglas Ching's blog post 10 of My Debugging Tricks
":+1: Words of wisdom."
Nov 10
David Chung commented on Douglas Ching's blog post 10 of My Debugging Tricks
"My go-to advice is to use version control with continuous integration even on your development branch and submit small changes. Go as atomic as you can. Made a name change? Submit it. The expression is now a multiplication? Submit it. Added a new…"
Nov 9
Douglas Ching's blog post was featured

10 of My Debugging Tricks

Being able to solve problems and fix bugs is probably high on the list of things that make a programmer a good programmer.   These days programming is assisted with many tools and techniques.  Stepping through code using advanced IDEs and debuggers find many issues before they become issues.  Intellisense, code completion and syntax highlighting also reduce bugs before they can become bugs.  Exception handling and error logging help a lot when issues occur in programs.  Testing frameworks and…See More
Nov 9
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10 of My Debugging Tricks

Being able to solve problems and fix bugs is probably high on the list of things that make a programmer a good programmer.   These days programming is assisted with many tools and techniques.  Stepping through code using advanced IDEs and debuggers find many issues before they become issues.  Intellisense, code completion and syntax highlighting also reduce bugs before they can become bugs.  Exception handling and error logging help a lot when issues occur in programs.  Testing frameworks and…See More
Nov 9
Joseph Lui commented on Douglas Ching's blog post ASP.NET vNext - Some of the Things I Look Forward To
"Good post! Nice refresher."
Sep 5

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Software Developer, Web Developer
Software Language Proficiencies / Interests:
ASP, C#, Python, Ruby, SQL

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10 of My Debugging Tricks

Being able to solve problems and fix bugs is probably high on the list of things that make a programmer a good programmer.   These days programming is assisted with many tools and techniques.  Stepping through code using advanced IDEs and debuggers find many issues before they become issues.  Intellisense, code completion and syntax highlighting also reduce bugs before they can become bugs.  Exception handling and error logging help a lot when issues occur in programs.  Testing…

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Posted on November 9, 2014 at 12:06am — 2 Comments

ASP.NET vNext - Some of the Things I Look Forward To

I like to try to keep up with new technologies.  Being a developer who has used Microsoft development tools all my career I’m always interested in seeing what is coming next.  Recently Microsoft unveiled ASP.NET vNext and it seems to be their most ambitious version of ASP.NET yet.

 

Here are some of the things I’m looking forward to in ASP.NET vNext

 

Build Not…

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Posted on September 4, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Observing Tech in Japan

Recently I visited Japan.  The last time I visited was in 2010.  Japan has always been known for it’s electronics and technology so I was looking forward to seeing how it’s changed in four years and how it differs from the U.S.  These are just my personal observations so they may not be indicative of actual trends or market share figures.

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Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Windows App Studio Review

Create apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 without coding.

The biggest issue facing Windows and Windows Phone is the relative scarcity of apps compared to Android and iOS.  Microsoft faces an uphill battle in attempting to sway companies and mobile developers into building apps for Windows Phone.  

One of the offerings created to help close this gap is called App Studio.  App Studio was first released last…

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Posted on May 16, 2014 at 9:16am — 1 Comment

Adobe Creative Cloud Experience - Alternatives?

About a year ago Adobe announced that it would be ending their Creative Suite offering, rebranding their applications under the Creative Cloud. Customers would no longer be able to pay once for most of the main Adobe software and use it forever.  Instead they now need to pay monthly and will no longer be able to use the software if they stop paying.  I don’t use Adobe software extensively, but there are times when I need to so I decided to try it out for a year using their…

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Posted on March 17, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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At 10:39am on December 31, 2008, Bill said…
Hey Douglas. What do you do with Ruby?
At 9:26pm on December 30, 2008, Greg Hester said…
Aloha Douglas! Good to see you on TechHui. Also, thanks for joining the Eclipse user's group.
At 8:33pm on December 30, 2008, Nikolas Yem said…
Aloha Douglas! Welcome to the Tech Hui! The Rat Chicken is here to help! Just ask! :)
At 5:57pm on December 30, 2008, Mika Leuck said…
Welcome Douglas! You have an interesting combination of language skills.

The FAQ is a good place to learn about the site. You may want to join some of the interest groups such as .NET and Ruby Developers.

We hope you find TechHui useful and invite others. Happy Holidays!
 
 
 

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