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My alternative to Pebble

About a year ago I backed the latest kickstarter project from Pebble. The battery life, the timeline and the support for my running app justified the purchase. But as we all know the device never made it to my wrist. … Continue reading

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I’m Eric Tummers, Technical Consultant at Valid, and this is how I work

I’m hired as a Software Architect to build a solution with Microsoft products. Our team works by the scrum guide and is moving towards continuous deployment. We are learning and growing while delivering business value. This is hard work. Every sprint … Continue reading

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MacBook case

For some protection I bought and installed a case on my MacBook. I installed it 6 months ago and wanted to share my thoughts. Installation starts with the bottom. It has little feet and grid slots for airflow.  On the back the cover … Continue reading

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Skype for business mac preview

We’ve been using Lync for some time on Windows and Mac. Microsoft has moved on with Skype for business on the Windows platform. Now a preview for the Mac is available and I decided to sign up for the preview … Continue reading

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Week 38 roundup

Last week recap and links: Powershell syntax in Sublime Text 2, the method is for Windows but also applies to Mac We used the build definition settings (TFS2015) to use a two digit month and dayOfTheMonth buildnumber. The key is … Continue reading

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Create Loadtest repository

Sometimes I clean up / remove / uninstall to much. During spring cleaning I uninstalled some localdb versions because I have a full SQL Server installation already. After some time I noticed my loadtest in Visual Studio would not start. Apparently … Continue reading

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Azure SQL Database upgrade announced

The Azure SQL Server for centralised database was stil version 11. In an e-mail last week Microsoft notified me for the planned upgrade to version 12. We’ll be upgrading your Azure SQL Database servers to the latest SQL Database Update (V12). In the … Continue reading

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