The Daily Six Pack: October 24, 2016

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . Yep, it's been a while. I've been focusing on a few other projects of mine. But now, The Daily Six Pack is back. So go grab a cup of coffee, sit back and check out some of the links below. I'm sure

Hey Siri, give us a hint – September Apple Event

Hey Siri

Hey Siri For those of you who are excited for the Apple event today, here is a little gem. If you ask Siri "Hey Siri, give us a hint", Siri will respond with various funny replies. Here is my favorite reply: It seems like Apple has some exciting goodies in store for us

Apple Watch – The Not So Essential List Of Apps

Apple Watch

Apple Watch - Well it has happened. I gave in and bought myself an Apple Watch. I initially got one for my wife for her birthday, but I couldn't resist in getting one for myself too. You might be thinking why would I be writing about it here? To tell

The Daily Six Pack: June 9, 2015

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Apple Music Introducing Apple Music — All The Ways You Love Music. All in One Place Other How to write your very first Unit Test in Visual Studio using MSTest Framework easily?, Abhijit Jana Creating and Debugging C# Console Apps with Visual Studio Code on

The Daily Six Pack: October 6, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Fluent-Style Syntax Using Fluent-Style Syntax when Chaining Iterators, Sean Sexton Other Lies, Damn Lies and Version Numbers, Burke Holland Flipboard: a great example of “Why Windows”, Steve “Guggs” Guggenheimer Git- Integration With Visual Studio 2013, James Quick How to Catch Errors While Inserting Values in Table, Pinal Dave Apple iPhone 6

The Daily Six Pack: February 7, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Visual Studio Extension Visual Studio Extensions - from Add-in to VSPackage, Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter Other Learning SSIS – Where Do I Start? – Notes from the Field #014, Pinal Dave January Optional Updates for Windows 8.1, Shawn Keene VS/TFS 2013.2 (Update 2) CTP Released, Brian Harry Datazen, LightSwitch

The Daily Six Pack: January 27, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T.Dirk Strauss....Feature link: Apple Celebrates Thirty YearsApple put up celebratory posters with names of every Apple employee, past and present, Yoni HeislerOtherCompiling C# Code at Runtime, Lumír Lů KojeckýThe one thing you should know to get more productive in Visual Studio- Keyboard Mapping,

The Daily Six Pack: January 17, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: TryParse TryParse Indicates Whether a Parse Operation Will Succeed, Sean Sexton Other I Sold a Chrome Extension but it was a bad decision, Amit Agarwal Microsoft extends updates for Windows XP security products until July 14, 2015, Emil Protalinski Episode 87 of Visual Studio Toolbox,

The Daily Six Pack: December 30, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Storing Phone Data If not the NSA, who should store the phone data?, Ellen Nakashima Other 2013: The Year in Apple and Technology at Large, John Gruber How would in-flight calling actually work?, Dan Seifert Anonymous draws blood by leaking SeaWorld board members' credit cards,

The Daily Six Pack: December 20, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Beginning LightSwitch Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions, Beth Massi Other DA to Apple: Make iPhone's Activation Lock the rule, Donna Tam Format your .Net exceptions to see the StackTrace, Jason Jarrett Code Contracts is the next coding