Category Archives: Misc

Productivity Satisfaction Maturity Levels

Such a fancy title ha, probably the influence of our industry (bad influence)! Well you can just substitute it with something like “These are the stages of productivity between which the satisfaction jumps in exponential magnitudes”. Note: before we check these stages out, it goes without saying that all the “he” in this article are […]

Consultant Skills: Having an Opinion

This is the third of three posts I’ve written about consultant’s skills, check the previous posts if you like: Consultant Skills: Story Telling Consultant Skills: Knowledge Depth & Breadth ————- We work in an industry where one general problem can be solved by too many ways, each emerges from a different mindset and different circumstances. […]

Develop without Googling

Yesterday I was playing with Kudu, the Azure websites deployment engine, and it was all fun and joy. While I was happily hitting the key strokes of joy enjoying the new cool stuff I implementing, I got an error, and shamefully the minute I saw the error I copied and pasted it to Google! For […]

Speed Reading Is Nice…But

If you are in the software industry, you HAVE to read, read, and read; and it’s not only the “of course reading is essential”, it’s a matter of life and death…of your career! And there is tons of material every day: books, blogs, news, articles,….etc., so how to manage? of course is Speed Reading. Once […]

Working with Windows 8 on Parallels 7

I have installed the latest Parallels update and created a new Windows 8 virtual machine. Being in all-touch universe right now, the guys behind Windows 8 decided to use corners of the screen to do certain actions like showing Start, active applications, or the settings flay-out. The issue is that I couldn’t use these corners […]

Html.EditorFor, Model Property vs RouteData Value

The ASP.NET MVC team made our lives easier when they created the Html editor extension method Html.EditoFor(); you just pass the model property and it creates the right editor, filling it with the property’s value…but not always! Let’s consider that we have the conventional route definition: routes.MapRoute( "Default", // Route name "{controller}/{action}/{id}", // URL with […]