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Michael Steward
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Achieving Consistency
One of the more challenging aspects of managing a team of developers is maintaining standards and style of coding. It may seem trivial but even small things like an individual developer's tab setting can quickly lead to check-in chaos and code review hell. ...
One of the more challenging aspects of managing a team of developers is maintaining standards and style of coding. It may seem trivial but even small things like an individual developer's tab setting can quickly lead to check...
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The saga behind becoming a Canadian Permanent Resident!
After months of waiting we finally received our Canadian Permanent Residency this week!  We read countless forum posts trying to work out the expected timelines but in the end none of them were particularly accurate.  For anyone going through the same proce...
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Troubleshooting LiveCycle Workbench Compatibility errors
I've come across a problem a few times using Workbench when trying to connect to servers only to be told I can't because there is a version number mismatch (even though both Workbench and the server are at the same service pack level).  One way around this ...
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A common requirement when dealing with any application server install on Windows is to set it up as a Windows service. It's a bad idea to rely on the command line for running the server as it makes it...
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Top 5 Sublime Plugins
Sublime Text  is a hugely popular text editor targeting the developer community. One of the most powerful features is the rich plugin ecosystem which has grown and thrived in recent years. Before you get started with any of these stop and install  Sublime P...
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Worked for me!
With Chromecast launching today in Australia, it’s hard to believe that these devices have been available in the US for almost a year. Fortunately,  some of us at Ausdroid have had Chromecasts for just about as long, and we’ve watched them grow from a niche device to something quite cool. One of the first things we wanted to get working, which was a huge selling point for the Chomecast overseas, as access to Netflix. As many of you would know, ge...
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This makes LastPass a LOT more useful on Android
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Pay what you want to get Papo & Yo, To the Moon, Joe Danger 2: The Movie and Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien -- all while supporting vital charities! Pay more than the average price and you'll also get Surgeon Simulator 2013, Reus, HOARD, Strike Suit Zero and Toki Tori 2+. That's nine games - wow!
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"Stephen Fry explains what a hateful, terrible thing is the Daily Mail" http://feedly.com/k/13q994g
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Senior Software Engineer
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  • Ensemble
    Software Developer, 2011 - present
  • Capgemini
    IT Consultant, 2006 - 2011
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  • Fallout Shelter
  • You Must Build A Boat
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Introduction
I'm a software engineer currently living in Vancouver, Canada.  I occasionally blog on my personal site over at michaelsteward.com about projects I'm currently working on as well as my travels.
Education
  • University of Leeds
    Computing, 2003 - 2006
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