C# + XML, the Right Way

Every now and again (okay, frequently), I come across something that really makes me feel like a infant developer. I was working on a problem in an application and am

Telerik JustDecompile Awesomeness

If you’ve ever had the (dis?)pleasure of working with me, you know that I am a pretty big fan of the products of Telerik. JustCode and JustDecompile are two of my daily

TFS 11 Express Beta Error TF400030

The other day I received this error when attempting to open a Team Project from Team Foundation Server 11 Express: TF400030: The local metadata table could not be loaded because

TFSBuild Queued Build Stalled and Can’t Be Deleted

I was playing with the TFS Community Build Extensions (http://tfsbuildextensions.codeplex.com/) with the new TFS11 Express Beta and ran into a situation where I had a build that was stalled and

Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Explorer Express Beta Error

I am test driving the new (awesome) Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Explorer Express Beta; my initial review is that it is awesome (more to follow on this). However, I

Bethlehemian Rhapsody

This made me laugh. A little Queen for the King of Kings:

At First I Thought This Was A Joke…

…then I realized they were dead serious Catholic University is being sued for “discriminating” against Muslims for being “…often surrounded by Catholic symbols which are incongruous to their religion…” You

Force Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Update

Last week I was pleasantly surprised to be notified by my phone (HTC HD7) that the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update was available. Of course being a cautious, patient end-user,

Random.Next();, Religion, Theology

How You Got It Right

From Steve Ray over at the Defenders of the Catholic Faith (Catholic-Convert.com): a visual demonstration of where you got your “correct” version/interpretation of the bible…


A coworker who runs a recovery group for addicts told me today that one question that he asks new members is, “What do you want God to be?” This group