Author Archives: Eoin

It must be Monday…

… my laptop decided to forget it’s video settings, didn’t detect the second monitor, had to reinstall device driver software and generally had a hissy fit. Three restarts and a few wiggles on the dock and it’s working again. (facepalm)

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Did it really..

Error 1 The command “D:\Projects\Applications.Core\PostBuildScripts\ProjectPostBuild.bat Web.IniTechWeb D:\Projects\Website\QA\Project\IniTech\Web\IniTechWeb\” exited with code 1. IniTech.Web.IniTechWeb Fuck me, just what I need. Some piece of the build script, which noone has touched in about 6 months failing. I have better things to look at… … Continue reading

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Cold start engine

So, I haven’t written in months. This is what happens when you start a new job and have to dive in head first to get going with it. So, while I’m still stupid busy, I want to at least start getting … Continue reading

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Gotta love the UNIX CLI

Particularly when you get to use it on Windows via Cygwin. You can save literally hours of manual labour with simple scripts. Of course the initial learning curve may also take you hours.. Today I learned: find . -name “<Sub … Continue reading

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Mapped drive TFS pain

I have an issue where my Visual Studio Source Control Explorer is unable to do a “Get Latest” from time to time and I couldn’t see a common cause to the issue.

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Getting it wrong.

I’ve found that one of the big issues with managing is when a manager (or senior developer) gives instructions relating to a task to a developer and they fail to implement those instructions. This results either in the task not … Continue reading

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