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Khalid Abuhakmeh

Closer To Game Time, The Talk Is Scheduled

Philly.NET Code Camp

If you are going to Philly.NET Code Camp, on November 23rd, please be sure to drop in to room 210 at 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM. I will be giving my RavenDB talk. I still need a little practice about what exactly I'm going to say, but I am planning to let the code do most of the talking for me.

If you haven't already checkout out my . . .

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November 06, 2013

Unit Testing Life : Cake

Some fun cake unit tests

cake
image by Matt Gibson

Oh cake you magical food item, I could eat you all day, but can't because I need to get in shape. So in your honor and memory I've decided to write a few unit tests. Hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoy you.

public class Cake
{
 public Cake()
 {
 IsALie = true;
 }

 . . .

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November 05, 2013

Pump You Up!

Day 2 of exercising

Today was weight lifting day, and considering it's been a while, I don't think I did too badly. The only thing I was disappointed in was my ability to do pushups. I burned out quickly. Chock it up to attack of the manboobs. I know it will get better, but I'll probably be SOREy tomorrow (har har har).

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November 05, 2013

Windows Azure Scheduler

Scott Guthrie is listening real good

train schedule
image by pferriola

Last night I got the email I've been waiting for; the announcement of Windows Azure Scheduler. I'm really excited about this, although I would argue it should just be standard with all Azure accounts instead of the $10/mo.

At first glance, these are my favorite features:

  1. Single . . .

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November 05, 2013

Kicking My Fat-Ass Into Gear

I am going to start exercising regularly

Tummy Trimmer
image by matte

Wow, I'm fat! How did this happen?! It is easy to lose track when I spend the majority of the day sitting on my butt, programming. So I (re)started my regular routine of workout videos, and thankfully my usual 5 miles of walking a day has kept me in somewhat decent cardiovascular shape. It could have been an . . .

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November 04, 2013

I'm a Wantrepeneur, There I Said It!

The first step is admitting you have a problem

clock
image by LenP17

History

Wantrepeneur : An individual that desires to be, but is not quite yet, an entrepreneur. - Urban Dictionary

It has been over 5 years now since I started Aqua Bird Consulting, and although the work I have done under the moniker has been pretty good, it never really changed my . . .

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November 04, 2013

Punkin Chunkin World Championship

A weekend in Bridgedville, Delaware

Cannons
image by Khalid Abuhakmeh

Nicole and I spent the weekend at the Punkin Chunkin World Championship We watched some amazing machines take some otherwise normal pumpkins, and turn them into orange streaks in the sky that could travel upwards of 3000 feet. Think about that?! A pumpkin, traveling over half a mile (5280 feet in a mile . . .

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November 04, 2013

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