XML Refresher

Haven’t really touched XML for a fair few months now so by way of a refresher I worked through the excellent Pluralsight “Many Approaches To XML Processing” course. Notes below:- read more

SSIS is replacing null values with Zeros for integers

Hit an issue recently where a csv file was being transformed through an SSIS package but persisting to the database as zero value integers for all null value columns. read more

Nokia Denim update rolling out to Lumia 920 this evening.

Just received the update.  You’ll need at least 50% power.

Octopus Deploy with Team City

Working with one other developer on a greenfield project we had no CI in place. Somehow over the course of a couple of sprints (and mainly off plan) I managed to get TeamCity configured and Octopus deploy to push out the 3 main apps we were building to Dev and 2 Test VMs. read more