The Bizarre World of Crap Internet Adverts.

There seems to be a lot of crappy internet adverts about these days. Normally I scroll through them and they don’t register but recently they seem to be incredibly cheesey and a little sinister. It’s almost like having an advert of someone with a passport or driving licence is supposed to make it more trustworthy or something. Here’s a delightful section I clumped together for your enjoyment. Note that the adverts are screenshots and I’m not affiliated with any of these! read more

Unable to place tray back into De’Longhi Magnifica

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This article describes out to resolve the problem where you’re unable to place the tracy back into the De’Longhi coffee machine. read more

7 Tips To Deal With Large Scale Code Refactoring

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A few weeks back I noticed that a part of the code that I’d been working on for over a year seemed to be growing in size and needed to be addressed in order to avoid future headaches and pain. The code is by no means monolithic but of a significant size to be a thing in it’s own right and not a quick 15 minute fix. I could see that action was needed in order to support future maintainability and scalability. Here’s 7 tips for refactoring… read more

There were build errors. Would you like to continue and run the last successful build?

There Were Build Errors. Would You Like To Continue And Run The Last Successful Build? read more

Moq – Getting the Value Of a Mocked Method Parameter

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There’s scenarios where we don’t care about the Moq “It.IsAny<>” parameter value being passed into a mocked method but we need to get the value on the way out. For example, take the scenario below. I’m using SQLite to form integration tests and I need to get a handle on the generated ParentWidget.Id to tie back to my Widget FK. read more