I haven't posted an entry here in a while as I have a lot on my plate! I started a new job and am truly enjoying it. I work with a lot of very intelligent people, and am learning each and every day at a level that I haven't seen since I first started programming. This new job, however, comes with a code base that isn't always spectacular. This isn't unlike most positions you would find as a Software Engineer, but today a naming decision came to bite us in the butt, and nobody saw it coming. TLDR; .Net Version 4.6 added the System.AppContext class. If your .NET project is targeting 4.5 or lower and has its own class named AppContext with the namespace imported in a using directive, your project will build but will fail at run time on any machine with .NET 4.6 or later installed due to an ambiguous reference. I decided to assist a c...
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I am starting to feel like I'm living in a world where real customer service is a thing of the past. Everyone is jumping on the automation bandwagon, and why shouldn't they? Hell, it's my job to enable that movement! &...Posted on Sunday, November 23, 2014
Today I embark on a rather ambitious journey into the world of mobile development paired with a cloud-based back-end. I've had plenty of ideas that I've tossed around as far as developing something new, something that's neede...Posted on Monday, July 14, 2014