Questions for a Software Engineer

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 30 2012 2 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I visited my old upper high school. This is where you take your last three years of high school in Sweden and focus on a certain area. I focused on IT and Programming and now a couple of weeks ago I was invited to come back and talk to the […]

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Introduction to SignalR – Creating a Cross-Platform game

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 29 2012 7 Comments

Have you had a chance to play with SignalR yet? If not, you’re really missing out! While preparing for a Swedish .NET User Group presentation, I did a test screencast on all my content that was going into the presentation. This screencast is uploaded to youtube so go check it out! It’s a bit over […]

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How do I choose where I want the new start screen in Windows 8?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 23 2012 7 Comments

If I would have gotten a penny for every time that someone told me or tweeted: “I want the old start button back in Windows 8!” I would have been richer than Bill Gates. First of all, the problem is that people seem scared of change, not willing to step out of their comfort zone […]

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C# Smorgasbord Sale!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 20 2012 8 Comments

C# Smorgasbord has been out for 3 months and has already gotten a lot of positive feedback and great reviews(See below)! To thank you all for your support, I’m giving away a discount code for 35% discount on C# Smorgasbord!This offer is for a limited time only, the discount will be available from November 20, […]

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Friday with Filip – Know your tools

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 9 2012 3 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! There’s a saying that goes like this: Use the right tool for the right job Even if you find the right tool for your job, do you know how to use the tool correctly? This is exactly what I want to talk about this Friday; you need to […]

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Friday with Filip – Dependency cycles & Spaghetti code

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 2 2012 2 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! Last week I shared the first part in a very interesting session that I had the pleasure to do with Patrick over at NDepend. Having readable code and manageable solutions is very important but in some cases small changes that might see, trivial to you, might not be […]

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Microsoft delivers at BUILD 2012

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 1 2012 1 Comment

Yesterday was the first day of //BUILD/ at Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Seattle. There has been a lot of expectations on Microsoft for this event and boy did they deliver! The past year has been all about Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and the very awesome updates to Windows Azure. //BUILD/ this year follows in […]

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