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Mike Azocar So long and thanks for all the Fish! July 2008 Entries
July TFS Power Tools Released

My buddy Mickey Gousset blogged this afternoon about the July Release of the TFS Power Tools.

I am interested in the new UI for Alerts myself.

Check it out when you have a chance.

Happy Coding!

Posted On Saturday, July 19, 2008 5:07 PM

Flyers from DDD Ireland
These flyers from the DDD Ireland event that I spoke at back in May. I thought they were pretty cool and wanted to share them with you all. Happy Coding ......

Posted On Saturday, July 19, 2008 5:01 PM

A Good Lesson in Marketing
Can anyone tell me who this sign is targeting? Marketing is just a hobby of mine, but I just don’t get it. If you are a beauty advisor, shouldn’t you wear makeup? I’m just saying. Happy Coding ......

Posted On Thursday, July 17, 2008 9:12 PM

Way too much time on their hands…
My buddy Mark has been creating these movie trailers and putting them out on YouTube. Now they have spoofed Death Race. It is a little blue, but funny none the less. Check it out when you have a chance. Happy Coding ......

Posted On Thursday, July 17, 2008 10:41 AM

I finally sold out
Not content to sit on the side lines as “Beatle Mania 2” took place last week, I finally went out and bought myself a used iPhone. I am in love. I, of course, had to unlock mine for T-Mobile which was difficult because the previous owner upgraded to the 2.0 firmware. The device is truly amazing. It has rekindled my love of As I went out to the web to learn about the iPhone, I have only one issue. Can you guess what it is? Bueller? If you guessed Apple users you win!!! Reading the post ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 16, 2008 11:20 PM

Happy Birthday America!
Today is the anniversary of the signing of the declaration of independence. The founding fathers of this country were not perfect men. But they were the right men to bring freedom and liberty into the world. Our revolution was not predestined as many believe. When you look back and study at the poor army under the command of an experienced George Washington and a congress of colonies who often did not agree, you begin to understand that there was a higher power involved. With the U.S. elections coming ......

Posted On Thursday, July 3, 2008 10:39 PM

Turning off the annoying Shutdown Event Tracker
If you are like me and are using Windows 2008 or Windows 2003 as your primary OS, when you shutdown you get this annoying window: Honestly, this window annoys the heck out of me. If you want to turn this off, do the following: From the Run menu type "gpedit.msc". In the tree view, navigate to Computer Configuration | Administrative Templates | System Folder. Double click on the Display Shutdown Event Tracker setting. Select the Disabled radio button and click Ok. Happy Coding ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 2, 2008 3:44 PM

Cool Agile Estimation Tool that is Free
If you have read Mike Cohn's book on Agile Estimation, one of the techniques he recommends is something called Planning Poker or Estimation Poker. This is an interesting technique that helps team reach consensus on the estimate for each user story, scenario or requirement. I was doing some research on this technique and I came across a web site that can be used facilitate the game of planning poker for your team. Happy Coding ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 1, 2008 1:14 PM

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