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Multiple NuGet Methods for VS2017 + MSBuild 15 in TeamCity

ASP.Net Projects and NuGet have been a moving target the last couple years. I have an ASP.Net Core project (.Net Framework) with several class libraries and had to work through a number of problems to get NuGet Restore working on a TeamCity CI server. Hopefully this will help someone else along the way. It turns […]

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Backup to the cloud by using duplicati

I decided to give Duplicati a try to backup some of my stuff to the cloud. Duplicati is free/libre/open-source software (FLOSS). Duplicati works with Amazon S3, Windows Live SkyDrive, Google Drive (Google Docs), Rackspace Cloud Files or WebDAV, SSH, FTP…

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Desktop Computing is Dead

As I was cleaning this past weekend, I did inventory of hardware that was floating about the house and it turns out that I have four laptops and one desktop. The desktop that I still have is one that I built around four years ago. It is up in the gues…

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Working with vendor-provided databases

Don’t be afraid to call your vendor and begin to create a professional relationship with them. Always work together to build on the systems that are working hard to keep both companies alive.

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If you are suffering from Cisco VPN on 64 bit Windows then use the Shrew Soft VPN client

By now you probably have heard or seen the complains that there is no viable 64 bit VPN client that will work with a Cisco VPN. I myself either used a Virtual Machine (Virtual Box) or I have a dual boot system where I boot into the Fisher Price looking OS to VPN into work. […]

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Windows 7 Launch In New York City

This post is not a review, you can find detailed reviews all over the internet, this is just about the Windows 7 launch in New York City which I attended today. If you click on the pictures you can get larger sizes. I am running Windows 7 on all my home machines since it became […]

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Bazaar Version Control System – better than Subversion ?

Version Control? A Version Control System (VCS) is an essential tool for a development team (or even individual developer) to manage their code. The more it can allow multiple developers to work together easily on the same code and manage the various states of that code, the better. One of the most popular Version Control […]

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