September, 2009

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    HOWTO: Make a diff/patch with TFS

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    Simple enough : Make a shelveset Make a diff I have no idea how to make a diff via the GUI (or if it's even possible), but it's trivial via the command line tf.exe diff /shelveset:TheShelvesetIWantToDiff /format:unified Very handy.
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    Determine if a point is contained in a polygon

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    Nice .
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    Priority vs. Severity

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    Why FogBugz only has priority (and why that's a good thing). Joel gets it right. But no surprise, he usually does.
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    Rails Searchable API Doc

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    Nicely formatted API docs for Rails , available for both online use and downloadable for local searches(!). Formatting's much better than other sites I've found, and the local search smokes ri. NOTE: You need to customize the contents if you want Rails...
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    TFS Compare/Merge Tools

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    TFS for Visual Studio 2008 includes Compare and Merge tools, but I find them terribly poor compared to commonly available offerings. [Personally I'm a fan of WinMerge , but there's plenty more good tools out there.] Enter Rory Primrose to the rescue ...
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    Why is rake test:all so slow?

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    Found test_benchmark , a true gem (pardon the pun) of a Rails plugin. Times each test case, then reports the top 10 slowest, or all if you ask e.g. rake test:all BENCHMARK=full You can also disable it by default if you add ENV['BENCHMARK...
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    authlogic

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    A new Rails plugin for authentication . We're currently using restful-authentication (with several surgical changes), but if I was starting today I've give authlogic a close look.
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    Smalltalk is Cool Again ?

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    An article from last year about Smalltalk (a) being ahead of its time (true), (b) a strong influence over modern dynamic languages like Ruby and Python (true, though more so for the former than the latter), and (c) a slight resurgence in interest in viability...
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