I don't often write personal posts on my blog but this is one of them so feel free to drop off now if this is not for you (I don't mind ).What's in this post?The post is going to go over the last 10 years (7 in more detail) and how I applied a
Today I tried to join one of my machines to the insider preview. Most people if they get issues would probably take it as a sign that putting the broken bits on their machine was a bad idea and the universe has saved them…I need my broken bits fix .
Today I decided to record a presentation I did recently. It will be posted soon but in the meantime here's something else . While I was busy recording my wife (Tiani) decided that her and the kids would make a cake. It was as usual one of the best ca
So if you using windows 10 and doing some web development you would probably have noticed that you can't browse localhost for some reason. And there is a couple of feedback items for it in the Windows Feedback app. I'm currently trying to use Micro
The number 1 thing voted for under Taskbar currently is to hide the new Search bar and task view buttons To show that Microsoft is listening below is how you can hide these. Hide Task View button To hide the Task View button simple right click o
Fixing The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070020)
I had some "Weird" things happening with IIS on one of my developer machines. After trouble shooting for a while I decided that was definitely not winning and removed all features from my pc that were even the slightest related to IIS, my pc required
This is just an FYI
If you haven't heard yet Microsoft Virtual Academy are running "know it. Prove it". This is a great opportunity to learn something new or extend your current knowledge in one of the 8 topics available. The Know it. Prove it. challenge
Friend of Red Gate (and .NET MVP) Mitchel Sellers will be hosting it for us alongside Red Gate's APP product manager Ben Emmett. We're running it in conjunction with LinkedIn group LIDNUG (LinkedIn .NET User Group) who have over 52,000 members so we'
I have been using Codealike for a while now and thought I'd share my experience and things that I like about codealike with everyone. I did mention codealike on This Week on Ch9 when I hosted it last week with Greg Duncan. What is codealike? Codealik
So you shouldn't need to do this but in my case for some reason I needed to activate windows after performing and upgrade from Windows 8.1. In my case I tried activating Windows by clicking on Activate Online and that didn't work for me. I managed t
In windows 10 when you go to Change the background and colors on Start it loads up the Color and Appearance window which does let you change the accent and background color for windows. So you stuck with that weird purple looking theme or I manage
Recently SQL Prompt 6.4 was released. Below are some of my favorite features from this release . Execute current statement I used to highlight a bunch of text (a couple of statements) then press F5 to execute that statement. With this new release you
So a year ago today I joined the ALM Rangers family and have recently been "promoted" into an active ALM Ranger and worked on projects like Upgrade Guide, Version Control (ex Branching and Merging) Guide and Flight Plan. Today I received my email in
During Channel 9 Live: Defrag Tools Live – Mark Russinovich, Mark Russinovich mentioned that one of the apps might not have been up to date on the machine he was showing really cool things on . So then I thought hey I never update my sys internals ap
Have you heard about the campaign that Packt Publishing is running at the moment? They are celebrating 2000 published titles, below are just 3 of the titles that you can get. For more info see http://bit.ly/1j26nPN. Team Foundation Server 2013 Custo
So we use CheckPoint VPN, but the most frustrating part is that when a new version on windows is released the CheckPoint VPN client is incompatible with it and makes your computer weird when you do try use it. For a while now I (and others) have been
So this is my first post in my new blog which I should be using for quite a bit longer than I Currently have been using my previous blogs on WordPress. I am using a base that was started by Mads Kristensen on GitHub called MiniBlog. I am trying where
Gordon Beeming works at Nologo Studios in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa. He is the Lead for the Data and Services Team and has a strong focus on Developer Efficiencies and R&D. When he's not hacking away at a keyboard in Visual Studio he'll generally be relaxing with his family or hitting the black top getting in some mileage. He is a Visual Studio ALM Ranger and Visual Studio ALM MVP.