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TFS Feature Tip: Merge Files

I was surprised to see that some developers are still unaware of the merge feature that is built in to TFS. I’ve seen developers manually check-out and edit items instead of using the merge feature. Here are the steps on how to do a merge in TFS. Some items are...

MSBUILD Script Tip

I needed way to create an application configuration file for multiple instances of an ASP.NET web application during a build process. The configuration values are stored in a SQL server database. In this example, I’ll show you how I’ve used an MSBUILD script to loop...

Leadership & Happiness – Are They Connected?

I recently read a Harvard Business Review article by Adam Galinsky and Gavin Kilduff about being seen as a leader. In my role at eImagine, I’m constantly looking for new leaders. Whether it is someone to lead a new initiative within eImagine or someone to take the...

Security In Spending

As a developer, I am blessed to have a background in financial matters and am a Certified Government Financial Manager.  I also have the Security+ CE certificate from CompTIA.  I find that what I learn in the course of my job affects other areas of my life in positive...

Digital Payback: Sending Money Made Simple

Introduction I still remember that first magical moment when I became aware of QuickPay, Chase Bank’s person-to-person money transfer system. We had just ordered pizza in a big group and, when it came time for reconciliation, a few people whipped out their...

Choose Your Words Carefully!

Choose your words carefully… What do I mean by this? Those exact words…be careful in the words you choose. When talking with your boss, coworker, or client, the words you choose in meetings,’1 on 1′, or group settings can affect those around...

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