Monthly Archives: May 2005

Testing with FIT

Jon Rowett has discoverd FIT. I’ll be talking about FIT at the London .NET user goup tonight. It is really easy for teams that start doing TDD to forget that acceptance/customer tests are part of the whole picture. It tends … Continue reading

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London .NET User Group: Future Sessions

Just to keep you posted here are some future plans, so you can prepare your diaries Thursday 23rd June Benjamin Mitchell will be giving us an Indigo session In July (no date yet and TechEd clashes permitting) I was considering … Continue reading

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System.Net.WebException: The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send

Jan Tielens blog has the solution to this problem (with an update for WSE) if you ever see it (set the KeepAlive property to true). Blogs really are the new tech support.   From the notes to self department.  

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BBC experiments with podcasting

Auntie has decided to start experimenting with podcasting its radio content. A limited selection initially but considering how much radio content the BBC makes available right now it might grow if it proves to be a success. Interesting to see what kind … Continue reading

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London .NET user group May 19th

Do not forget that we have our next meeting on May 19th. We will have sessions on: Ian Cooper: Application Testing with FIT Stephen Turner: IronPython (session description up) Nick Hines: NMock Pop on over to the London .NET user … Continue reading

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UK .NET community developerdeveloperdeveloper day

Well DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper! Day is done. Thanks to all of you who came along to hear me speak about Data Access Patterns. Early feedback on the day and the first reviews suggest that I tried to cover too much in the session and … Continue reading

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Microsoft listens on VS2005 Team system pricing

So MS really does appear to be listening. They have provided revised bundling and pricing information for Team System. The presence of Team Suite answers my concerns about there not being a ‘jack-of-all-trades’ offering. The inclusion of a limited licence … Continue reading

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