Month: June 2013

Git Tips & Tricks, Part 2–A Simple Workflow

Git’s flexibility allows you to use it however you want.  Your day-to-day workflow can be as complex or as simple as you decide to make it.   Here’s a “simple” workflow that my team and I use. [more] We have exactly two primary branches in our shared repository at any point in time: a release branch…

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Git Tips & Tricks, Part 1–Tools

Git is great.  You should start using it immediately (if not sooner!)  In this new “Git Tips & Tricks” series, I’m not going to talk about the basic git operations that have already been covered by more talented people than me.  Instead, I’m going to show you all the Git commands and scripts I use…

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Using Cloudmailin’ with ASP.NET MVC

I’m building an ASP.NET MVC app that receives E-mail via Cloudmailin.com’s service.   In this post, I’ll show you how to create a handler for Cloudmailin using MVC, and I’ll show you how to test that handler locally. [more] Receiving Data From Cloudmailin Cloudmailin is a service that takes E-mail messages and posts them to a…

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SpecsFor.Mvc 2.4.0 Released

There’s a new version of SpecsFor.Mvc available via NuGet tonight.  This version fixes a long-standing (but difficult to track down) problem with Visual Studio’s test runner.  It includes a few other minor improvements as well. [more] The big change in this release is a fix for issue #10, a non-descript failure during test setup.  Nate…

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Come See Me at CodeStock 2013!

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be presenting at CodeStock again this year.  I think this makes 4 years straight (though that seems impossible, I can’t be that old!)  Here’s what I’ll be talking about in Knoxville this year: [more] ASP.NET MVC in the Cloud with AppHarbor The cloud is here, and thanks to…

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