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2010/12/02

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The times shown in the headings below refer to the start time in the recording. The little white dots in the video player's status bar are "bookmarks" designating the start of each section.

5:52 - Claudio Lassala - What Does Your Work Environment Look Like?

Claudio shows off his office:
http://claudiolassala.wordpress.com/2010/12/02/what-does-your-work-environment-look-like/

George Mauer works out of coffee shops a lot and uses:
Alan Steven's workspace: http://www.twitpic.com/2ynma3

Note the coffee maker and Borg logo.

17:53 - George Mauer - NuGet

.NET's answer to Ruby Gems: http://nuget.codeplex.com/
NuGet (formerly known as NuPack) is a free, open source developer focused package management system for the .NET platform intent on simplifying the process of incorporating third party libraries into a .NET application during development

You can install it from the VS2010 Extension Manager.

George tried it for the first time live during the meeting, and took us along for the ride.

26:21 - George Mauer - PoshCode: PowerShell Code Repository

http://poshcode.org/

PoshCode PowerShell Wiki: http://wiki.poshcode.org/

31:48 - Claudio - CodeRush templates

"Code Templates" page on the CodeRush web site: http://www.devexpress.com/Products/Visual_Studio_Add-in/Coding_Assistance/Templates.xml

38:53 - Alan Stevens - Resharper templates

Templates help page on the JetBrains web site:
http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper/documentation/help20/Templates/index.html
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