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2015 in review

2015 in review

2015 has been another great year Starting out with another trip to the US, this time with my great pal Patrick, who joined agreed to take another friends place just 12 hours before the flight! This time, as tradition stated, we visited Mark, Sarah and Jamie in New Jersey for a few days and afterwards checked into DoubleTree Suites by Hilton on Times Square for a few days of sightseeing! It was a great trip and got to see even more of New York this time, including the 9/11 memorial. 2016 will ...
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Fighting Facebook schemes

Fighting Facebook schemes

A sad trend has been going on on Facebook, at least for danes, in the past couple of months. A big number of fake pages have been appearing mimicking big brands luring people to like and share their posts with fake competitions. The scheme is made to get likes for the page and eventually sell it to marketeers who gladly pay for pages with 10.000+ likes. I decided to do something about it after my personal Facebook-feed was swarmed with friends falling into the trap and thus I created an ...
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Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015

Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015

The past week has seen a lot of new releases in "Microsoft-land". First and foremost, Windows 10 is now out for Windows Insiders as the "RTM" build - and even though Windows is now SaaS, the status is still significant for the OSG as well for the entire company - We all know how significant Windows 10 will be in our future; in desktop, laptops, tablets and last but not least; the all important mobile! The latter is supposed to get some love over the next couple of months, ...
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Supporting MetaWeblog

Supporting MetaWeblog

When i started out writing my new blogging system, two features I really wanted to support. One was writing the posts in Markdown, the other was to support submitting the posts using MetaWeblog so I could support writing the posts in editors. I had this feature back in the "good old days", when using a different blogging system. Markdown I started supporting a while ago, now was the time to support MetaWeblog. MetaWeblog in C# I started looking around the web; someone must have ...
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Useful Visual Studio plugins

Useful Visual Studio plugins

Like most developers, I customize my IDE with several other plugin. I have decided to do a blogpost about some of the plugins I use in Visual Studio. Some I use during my worktime and others at home when working on my own and various open source projects. Here is a small list of the ones I simply cannot live without! StyleCop A tool you can’t do without working on a Microsoft codebase; we follow a set of guidelines which will cause build warnings or even build errors; Having this as a plugin in ...
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The ugly face of terror

The ugly face of terror

For many danes, the question of terror changed after the events at 9/11 and the London and Madrid bombings to be "when it happens" instead of "if it happens". Unfortunately last night, we as Danes got our answer. Corwardly act A danish born 22 year-old decided to open fire at an event celebrating freedom of speech, with his automatic rifle wounding three police officers and killing Finn Nørgaard. He fled the scene and unfortunately kept hidden, while the danish police force ...
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