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[#CODE] #HourOfCode: Thanks #Microsoft and plenty of fun for children !!!

[#CODE] #HourOfCode: Thanks #Microsoft and plenty of fun for children !!!

Hello! A couple of weeks ago I talked about the initiative of Hour of Code and how Microsoft Spain helped us with this initiative. For privacy reasons, I can not share my personal experience to everyone; but I must say it’s the most fun thing I’ve done during the year. However, I think I should encourage everyone to use […]

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[#HUMOR] Duckfooding, walks like a duck, swims like a duck, is yellow and uses batteries

[#HUMOR] Duckfooding, walks like a duck, swims like a duck, is yellow and uses batteries

Hello! As soon I saw this one, I remembered when 7 years ago I used to start my scrum sessions with the following phrase – Is yellow as a duck, swims like a duck, walks like a duck and uses batteries You have to know the work of James Withcomb Riley to know the context, but if […]

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[#VS2015] Some #NuGet new features in Visual Studio 2015

[#VS2015] Some #NuGet new features in Visual Studio 2015

Hello! Right now work with Visual Studio 2015 is a pleasure. Even if the current version “less than a Beta”, it is rather stable and you can use it to work fine. One of the things that I like most in the new IDE, is the new NuGet window which is not modal. For sure, in the past you get […]

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[#KINECTSDK] Error: Kinect Monitor (KinectMonitor) failed to start.

[#KINECTSDK] Error: Kinect Monitor (KinectMonitor) failed to start.

Hello! Today is (again) a quick post. I hope this one is my last error fixing of the year 2014. Todays issue is related to the installation process of Kinect SDK V2. If you were using old sdks, you’ll probably find this error message Error code: 1920 Kinect Monitor (KinectMonitor) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient […]

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[#VS2013] Some build errors, #Bing Developer Assistant and how you can probably skip a couple of steps ;)

[#VS2013] Some build errors, #Bing Developer Assistant and how you can probably skip a couple of steps ;)

Hello! Bing Developer Assistant is so cool. Some time ago I already wrote about it, specially for scenarios where the addin could help us while we in “code mode”. Today I see that when a build fails, we also get some support in the error list panel. the way it works is simple, you select the option “Contextual […]

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[#HUMOR] Try/Catch in love / couple mode ;)

[#HUMOR] Try/Catch in love / couple mode ;)

Hello!
As incredible description of our beloved (and sometimes bad usa) Try / Catch for couples

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Source: Seen on twitter, but I could not find the original. Google Images has helped me a bit (link)Archivado en: EnglishPost, H…

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[#VSONLINE] New license model and prices for builds, load testing, release management, etc.

[#VSONLINE] New license model and prices for builds, load testing, release management, etc.

Hello! A few days ago Brian Harry has released some Christmas news with some changes in the licensing model for Visual Studio Online, and also he make some clarification related to the prices of some of the services in VSO. Some time ago he already announced some important changes, for example StakeHolders will not require to pay […]

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[#ALM] About Annual Performance Reviews, new Managers and feel free to break wallsEngl

[#ALM] About Annual Performance Reviews, new Managers and feel free to break wallsEngl

Hello! When we are getting closer to end-of-year, we usually get to that fabulous moment where we face the annual performance review. I know, I am not going to talk about that topic for 2 reasons: first one, is that painful model gives me hives and that would also give to write a full post. Is much better […]

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[#VS2015] HowTo: Change the IDE based on your work environment

[#VS2015] HowTo: Change the IDE based on your work environment

Hello! If your like me, you probably get to work on different computers. So, the chances that you also have to adapt to each of these environments to VS IDE are great. For example, the Surface Pro has a very cool super definition HD and is very good , but the size is kind of a […]

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[#VS2015] A little about #Roslyn, #ReSharper 9.0 RTM available and now is part of a very cool suite ;)

[#VS2015] A little about #Roslyn, #ReSharper 9.0 RTM available and now is part of a very cool suite ;)

Hello! With the arrival of Roslyn, Visual Studio 2015 as IDE was able to take a big step and incorporate some tools that are in the line of “code / syntax helpers” very similar to the ones we know in ReSharper. For example, the Syntax Tree Visualizer is an interesting one. Also, now that compilers for C# and VB.Net […]

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