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Alexander Trauzzi
Attended Red River College
Lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Want to build a .NET Core package?
My last blog post was on building and publishing npm packages, specifically for typescript projects. In my opinion, packages are an importa...
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Making TypeScript npm Packages
If you've landed here, I can only assume you're like me and see packages as the highest form of sophistication in software development.  In that same vein, I bet at some point in the past you've wished you could start applying DRY principles to your client-...
If you've landed here, I can only assume you're like me and see packages as the highest form of sophistication in software development. In ...
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From PHP to ASP.net - Bad Advice
Something
I've noticed in the Microsoft ecosystem has been the tendency for bad advice to
get really good play.  Although I can
still point this out today, it's reassuring to see "New-Microsoft ca.
2014" moving to address it.  But
just like my
post a while ...
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From PHP to ASP.net - Tooling & Workflows
Probably the first thing to be remarked when coming from any environment to .net is going to be the tightly integrated tooling. When I used to do PHP in the late 90s early 00s, it was pretty much whatever text editor I could get my hands on.  There were som...
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Having problems with your install of Microsoft SQL Server Express 2014 not being picked up in visual studio with the `(local)` data source?

Set up the named pipe to be this in SQL Server Configuration Manager: `\\.\pipe\sql\query`
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You've been told that you should keep your asp.net controllers thin, that there shouldn't be any logic in them, that testing controllers is pointless.
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Building .NET Core Nuget Packages
My last blog post was on building and publishing npm packages, specifically for typescript projects. In my opinion, packages are an important fundamental unit in software development. They sit at the confluence of technical competence and collaboration, and...
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Hey look, a tech company from Winnipeg on TV!
My wife likes to catch up on her Dragon's Den and it makes for pretty good background listening while I study in the next room. The episode she was watching tonight featured an app called musi made by some local Winnipeg talent.  Cool, right?! Not quite. On...
My wife likes to catch up on her Dragon's Den and it makes for pretty good background listening while I study in the next room. The episode ...
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A rare Canadian that abhors mediocrity and half-measures.
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  • Tec Voc
  • Gordon Bell
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FINAL FANTASY TACTICS : WotL - Android Apps on Google Play
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Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions has arrived for GooglePlay!Released as the Final Fantasy series' first tactical RPG in 1997, Fin

scala-user - Google Groups
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Update/Reminder: Scala Community Code of Conduct, Josh Suereth, 31/08/12. My first impressions thread. Alexander Trauzzi, 07:44. Scala icon,

New Details Emerge About Bigger New Surface Pro | Mobile devices content...
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Sources tell me that Microsoft plans to launch a new Surface Pro model on Tuesday that is both bigger and thinner than the current Surface P

Onblur like for a div in AngularJS to close a popup - Vadim Popa
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I've coded a very simple AngularJS directive to close a popup when the user clicks anywhere else in the page but not on popup

Tories' 'Fair Elections Act' would disenfranchise voters, chief electora...
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Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer is warning the Conservative government’s proposed election law changes will disenfranchise voters, give pol

Laravel is Good, Facades Aren't
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I've been working on some Laravel 4 based packages lately which inevitably results in me also looking at other packages. I've noticed someti

.NET HTTP Abstractions - Google Groups
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Draft of OWIN governance document, sc...@lazycoder.com, 24/01/14. Questions about OWIN, Erik Moffet, 11:36. Learning OWIN, Alexander Trauzzi

Vadim's Dev Blog: NHibernate unit of work in MVC using Ninject (part 2)
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In part 1 I talked about a problematic NHibernate Unit of Work implementation that we had in our MVC application. In part 2 I will talk abou

Vadim's Dev Blog: NHibernate unit of work in MVC using Ninject (part 1)
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We just released our third and (likely) final release of the application we've been working on for the last 11 months. During that time I've

My new way of using PHP Traits & Interfaces
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A popular feature in Rails called "mixins" came to PHP a while back under the name "traits". Traits let library developers give you a lot of

Tory changes to accountability rules leave Harper blameless in Duffy affair
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Guidelines state that a minister is not presumed to have knowledge of every matter that occurs within his or her department

Google Currents
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Google Currents bringt Ihre Lieblingsinhalte auf Ihr Tablet und Smartphone – auch zum Offline-Lesen ohne lange Ladezeit geeignet. Hier einig

Meet Ubuntu | Ubuntu
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Fast, easy and quick to deploy, switching to Ubuntu has never been easier

Rikulo
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APPS ON TARGET

EPC snows under Winnipeg winter surcharge on tax bills idea
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A consulting firm’s recommendation to create a surcharge for snow removal was quickly kyboshed by Mayor Sam Katz’s powerful executive policy

Geek.com
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Geek.com has been an online technology resource since 1996.

Manganese levels in all Winnipeg water on the rise - Manitoba - CBC News
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Manganese levels in Winnipeg water have been steadily increasing over the past few years, according to city tests.

Google Keyboard
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Google Keyboard makes text input smart and easy. Glide through letters with Gesture Typing – just lift to finish a word, no spacebar require