Author: Rob.Spencer

Trivial finds are often the most useful! Since Windows 10, taskbar icons are no longer “links” and you can’t right-click them to get the “Run as administrator” option. This is *SO* frustrating if it is something that you rely on. …

Need “Run as administrator” on Windows 10? Read More »

Chocolatey from chocolatey.org is the best thing ever! If you are a Windows .NET developer, you’ve probably heard of NuGet. It keeps track of what add-on packages you are using, including dependencies and allows you a lovely way of keeping …

Chocolatey FTW! Read More »

This is a bit of a reflective post. I love programming in C# – it has so many features, the documentation is abundant and there are so many code samples to help you find a way to do almost anything …

We’ve come a long way Read More »

I know this isn’t rocket science but I learnt a valuable lesson today and thought I should share it. When doing an outer join, particularly a full outer join, make sure that the source tables are already filtered before the …

Outer Joins in SQL Read More »

We use Git for our standard source control (except for any VFP work we do where we still use Visual SourceSafe) despite the lack of a great Windows client. Mostly I personally use GitHub for Windows even though we don’t host …

Git on Windows Read More »