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Idea/Founder Fit

Shane Kercheval
June 30, 2015 / No Comment

At IntelliTect, we are constantly coming up with new ideas: ideas that will help us do our jobs; ideas that will help others do their jobs; ideas that will make our lives better. We constantly think about our next big product. The process is called “Ideation”, and it is the process of coming up with […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog

Deploying Windows Services With Psake and Web Deploy

Kelly
June 29, 2015 / No Comment

At IntelliTect, a common pattern of our client solutions are windows services that process work on either a scheduled basis or watch a file location. We often use a combination of the Topshelf framework with the TopShelf.Quartz job scheduling package to solve these problems. These packages expose a useful fluent interface to schedule multiple jobs […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: PowerShell

Dynamically Changing Cell Data/Behavior Within a Kendo Grid

Chris Finlayson
June 17, 2015 / No Comment

I was recently on a project that required various dynamic client side behavior of a Kendo grid. There was specific behavior needed when the user entered a cell, and when the value of a cell changed. An equivalent example for demonstration purposes is the following grid. Assume the grid has the following rules: specifying behavior […]

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EntityFramework’s Update-Database Fails with “Invalid directory on URL.”

Mark
June 12, 2015 / No Comment

While running Visual Studio 2015 RC (VS2015) you may encounter an error when referencing the EntityFramework Nuget package (at least on v6.1.3) stating the following:

The error specifically occurs when running  Update-Database  from within the Package Manager or when using Package Manager Console. The issue arises from within the EntityFramework module file (EntityFramework.psm1).  The specific […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: .Net, Blog, EntityFramework

Suspend and Resume in Visual Studio using TFS

Tom Faust
April 22, 2015 / No Comment

In order to keep our release builds as bug-proof as possible, our development team expects that code reviews are to be completed before checking in the code changes. This presents a problem with Pending Changes in Visual Studio. Let’s say I modify a few files for a particular user story or bug. After I submit […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog

Code Reviews

Kevin
March 13, 2015 / No Comment

I absolutely love code reviews. My team uses a very informal asynchronous method for doing code reviews. When changes are made, a code review request is sent to the other members of the team. As people have time, they will look over the code review requests and provide feedback. Pretty painless; the way a code […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: TFS

Road to the Cloud: Seattle Business Strategy and Networking for ISVs

Mark
January 30, 2015 / No Comment

Road to the Cloud: Seattle Business Strategy and Networking for ISVs will be led by Mark Michaelis on Tuesday, February 17, 2014 from 1:00-6:00. Business leaders of independent software vendor organizations (ISVs) face increasing challenges in today’s software market. Many companies that have historically bought packaged software solutions are evaluating software as a service (SaaS) […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog, Cloud, Events, Headlines

IntelliTect Hosting Xamarin Hack Day in Redmond

January 8, 2015 / No Comment

IntelliTect and Mark Michaelis will be hosting a Xamarin Hack Day on Microsoft’s campus on Saturday, January 24th.  Join us! What is Xamarin Hack Day? Xamarin Hack Days are for Xamarin Developers or people who want to learn Xamarin. There will be something for everyone: experienced Xamarin developers can share ideas with other experienced developers, and, […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Events, Headlines

The CIL of C# 6.0’s String Interpolation

Mark
January 2, 2015 / 2 Comments

One of the C# 6.0 features that will most simply and perhaps most predominantly affect the way you write C# code in the future is string interpolation.  Besides explaining composite string formatting (the old way – string.Format("{0} {1}", firstName, lastName) ) or obviously being relegated to a pre-C# 6.0 world, there is little reason to revert back from the […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: .Net, Blog, C#

IntelliTect Hosts Hour of Code at Central Valley High School

Mark
December 29, 2014 / No Comment

Central Valley High School and IntelliTect  are joining the mission to introduce 100 million students to computer science by participating in the Hour of Code the week of December 8-14th. IntelliTect Chief Technical Architect and Trainer, Mark Michaelis and Central Valley High School’s Mr. Joseph Pauley worked together on Wednesday, December 10th to introduce two […]

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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Press Release
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