About 4 or 5 years ago, one of the hard drives on an old computer failed. While this typically doesn’t bother me much, this happened to be the drive that all of my photos were backed up on, and I hadn’t transferred most of it to DVD yet for archiving. Thankfully I was able to recover the images, but the cleanup would be a nasty task that I wouldn’t start until this weekend. However, the effort has been worth it as I’m finding some old “digital treasures” that I had forgotten about.
Remember a little while back when I had that problem with Entity Framework and SQL Server 2005/2008 databases? Well, it raised it’s ugly head again, and I was looking for a way to detect our error. Fortunately, we can setup a pre-build event to detect the bug and stop the process from going further. Continue reading “Quick Tip: Aborting builds in Visual Studio based on file contents”
A lot of times I think that the biggest moments in life happen when you win that big game, or have the big showdown with a person, or write that one “killer app” that gets you noticed or sells a million a copies. Continue reading “In the trench”