Month: March 2015

Review – MVA Creating Windows Store Apps with VB

With all the attention that Windows 10 is getting, I could not help but notice Microsoft’s latest attempted at one operating system for all devices. I do believe this time, they will pull it off. With that said, I have

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You may not like regular expressions. If so, you’re not alone. Many developers avoid RegEx like the plague. I don’t blame them; regular expressions can be very cryptic and confusing, especially to decipher. While they can easily be abused, I

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Implementing Standards

Refactoring Changes made to the internal structure of software to make it easier to understand and cheaper to modify without changing its observable behavior. Without changing its observable behavior, that is the key.

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Snippet – String Contructor

Don’t count spaces when you don’t need to. Namespace: System Dim spacer as New String(” “,6) Result is a string that has 6 space characters Here is the MS Code done for you…

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Effects of Sloppy Coding

The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! (The best laid schemes of Mice and Men oft go awry, And leave us nothing but grief and

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Quiz – Developer Type

So What is your Developer Type ? #AppDev #SoftwareDev #Developers

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Snippet – toProper

Microsoft can format Proper Case! Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic StrConv(“my String”,VbStrConv.ProperCase) Here is the MS Code done for you…

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What type of programmer are you?

Obviously you and I are not the only programmers in the world. It is even likely that during a work day, there are multiple developers in the building. For some of us, there is a whole department full of them.

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