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Deployment Will Eat Your Lunch

Written by Craig Butler on December 3, 2012

by: Jonathan Cortis They generally tend to congregate in Starbucks, Brooks Brothers outlet stores, and marinas – the business-person who gazes longingly, nay desperately, at his comrades using an user-friendly uber-trendy iPhone while he keys away on his standard-issue company Blackberry. Our friend’s golf-buddy observes his plight, and raises his eyebrow in just subtle enough…

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WCF Tracing

Written by Craig Butler on December 3, 2012

by: Natasha Shakhmatov First thing first. If you plan to work with WCF do yourself a favor and learn how to use the Service Trace Viewer Tool (SvcTraceViewer.exe). http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms732023(v=vs.100).aspx This is an easy to install, easy to use, easy to configure tool that has the potential of saving you countless hours of frustrating debugging. Here…

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Windows 8 – My Top Five Favorite Features

Written by Craig Butler on December 3, 2012

By: Matthew Dean Today (Thursday, October 25) is the official launch of Windows 8, and general availability is tomorrow.  The Windows 8 launch is just part of the largest set of launches in Microsoft’s history. This includes Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012, Office 2013, Windows RT, Windows Phone 8, Visual Studio 2012, and many…

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