When you think of stress, you no doubt think of a situation similar to this picture. A situation of discomfort, strain and pressure, which could be caused by innumerable reasons. While this is definitely one form of stress, stress is
Excel is a powerful tool and has a lot of opportunities that people aren’t aware of. In this post, I’m going to talk about one of these, the ability to easily make a dynamic sub-menu.
In this post, I’m going to talk about my recent change of hosting provider and the impact it has had. Honestly, I hadn’t expected there to be one, so I have been left surprised by the impact it has had.
Hello Internet, it’s been a while! My last update was written in January 2014! This is obviously a very long time ago and a lot has happened in my life since then. The primary change in my life is that I have
I had a comment recently from ‘The Dag‘ asking if I could create some code which would check to ensure that none of the parameters for a methods were null. While this is quite a simple piece of code I thought
If you have ever developed an application that is time sensitive you’ll appreciate just how much of a nightmare it can be to get right. Do you handle users in a different time zone to you? Do you handle day
As developers we’re inclined to want to understand what is happening under the hood or at least know that we can check if we wanted to. This is the case with Entity Framework, which performs some magic to provide access
NuGet is an amazing addition to Visual Studio, it’s one of those features that you wonder how we managed without it before. The only problem is that it requires that there is an active Internet connection to use it. This
One of my least favourite things about the .NET Framework is that there are plenty of places where it expects you use magic strings . These make maintaining your application harder as refactoring through Visual Studio will not pick up
Failing to handle null reference’s is one of the most common bugs in an application, this happens when a developer assumes that the a value will always contain an object even though it could be null. One of the nasty