I've been doing, or trying to do BDD for about a year now. It's been a journey and it feels like after each week I find something I want to do differently. In the past few months, it's been the choice of testing tools. In The beginning Similar to most...

We finally worked auto-encrypting certain sections of our web.config into our build scripts. Nothing is particularly exciting about this, except for the side effect that puzzled me for a while. We're encrypting using aspnet_regiis.exe like many other people probably are. aspnet_regiis -pe "connectionStrings" -app "/MyApplication" -prov "MyProvider" This all works...

I'm taking my first real steps into Rails with a pet project. It's exciting and fun and I make a lot of wrong steps along the way. The most recent revolves around routing. Here's a brief bit. I have two models, breweries and beers. (We side project what we love...

Over the past view days I once again went undercover at a Ruby conference, Ruby Hoedown in Nahsville, Tennessee. I say undercover because I'm not a rubyist by trade, but only as a hobbyist. The ruby conferences I have been to are in stark contrast to those in the .Net...

This weekend was the 2010 St Louis Day(s) of .Net. This year the event proved to be bigger and better than last year with more speakers, more rooms and more attendees. While still at the same venue, the Ameristar Casino in St Charles, they held sessions in several new rooms....