Category Archives: Uncategorized

How’s Your Regression Test Suite Working for Ya?

One of my favorite phone screen questions goes something like this: You’ve just joined a team that has a large test automation suite. Say something like 3000 tests. These tests are run every night against the latest build. You’ve noticed … Continue reading

Posted in testing, Uncategorized, Work | Leave a comment

How to Verify github SSH Keys (for n00bs/Windows users)

github reported that there was a security vulnerability related to SSH keys (public keys) and is asking users to please verify their keys. For those of us who are n00bs and/or Windows users (I’m both), you’ll need to issue this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IE9 – Pinned Hotmail Stops Working

[tl;dr – If your pinned Hotmail stops working, you need to fix your shortcut.] I love the IE9 Pinned Sites feature.  Love it.  I find it really convenient to have my most often used sites just right there on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WinDbg: Show first chance exception info but don’t actually break

I was asked today how to dump managed first chance exception info in WinDbg, but not actually break each time in the debugger. Since I know this will come up again, I’m posting this so I have somewhere to look … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stick a Fork In It

Here’s a mail that I sent this week at work: From: Nithin Shenoy Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 3:58 PM Subject: Stick a Fork In It Almost 14 years ago, I started off in Building 31/3381 (technically a window office) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Work | 1 Comment

Observer Pattern in C# Revisited

In the last post, @jerry made some good comments for cleaning up “visual noise”. The code below fixes that and also removes the delegate: The delegate is not actually needed due to the EventHandler<T> delegate in the CLR. Saves a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Head First Design Patterns – Observer Pattern Using C#

I started re-reading (re-skimming?) Head First Design Patterns this evening to refresh my memory, but got stuck on the first chapter.  Not because I didn’t get the content, but rather I really wanted to see the examples in C#.  First, for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments