Thursday, April 10, 2008

Daily Links 10/04/2008

Setting up Subversion on Windows
"get a small Subversion server and client going on Windows. It'll take all of 30 minutes"
Handy for home development (those of us that can't afford Team Foundation Server)
Also consider VisualSVN Server

Unit Testing with Silverlight - the FULL article

Life of a software project (graph)
ie: less code + less programmers = better software...and herein lies the value of using few good developers (those who can get the same functionality from less lines of code while still remaining understandable / maintainable) rather than many average developers.

Using WinMerge with TFS
Replace the sucky default TFS merge tool with WinMerge

"password-protect, lock, hide and encrypt any number of files, folders, drives, pictures and documents in seconds"

Got a bit tired of inetinfo locking folders I needed access to. (restarting IIS and machine doesn't release the lock!) This is a handy tool that can release locks on files / folders from a simple right-click menu option.

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