I never understood the big deal about customizing the colors of your IDE and I particularly never understood the black and white craze … until recently I installed the Visual Studio 2012 Color Theme Editor form the Tools / Extensions and Updates … and realized that the Dark theme (which came with the extension) instantly helped me see … Continued
So recently I had to deal with some Cold Fusion code and since I had no tools (and no desire to install Eclipse, Abode etc. products just so I can get the syntax of CF looking colorful) I decided to get VS 2012 work with an external tool which had the CF syntax highlighting etc. … Continued
For quite a long time I have been looking for a simple, elegant and well formed short resume template which at the same time can "store" a good amount of information. After some experimentation I have one which I do think is close to what is out there but at the same time slightly different and … Continued
NHibernate as we know or have heard from the "dev next door" is quite a piece of ORM code, and due to my recent interactions with it I decided to share a little something I uncovered while in the cage fighting it. In most cases a parameter needs to be passed to a query so … Continued
I am quite convinced that it takes a few character traits in order for a developer to be considered great and once those are in place, the foundation is there to guarantee a long and successful professional career. I will list them in the order of importance starting with the most important:  Strong will … Continued
In the Bulgarian history there is a legend about Khan Kubrat - one of the first leaders who tasked his five sons to break a bunch of wooden spears wrapped together with a thin rope. Each of them failed miserably even though all of them were the strongest males in the tribe. He then asked … Continued
First perspective is the “evolution” of this living organism to sustain its vital living characteristics on absolute minimum nutrients and negative amount of social interaction. What is even more absurd is that the “devs” seem to strive in environments that are absolutely impenetrable by light and will develop a spontaneous inflammable reaction when exposed to direct sunlight. The intriguing paradox is that they are, however, able to withstand enormous doses of radiation exposure constantly present at their line of sight. Given the inadequacy consistently demonstrated by these species, it is not hard to notice that there is a genetic mutation, which seems to have activated a cognitive reflex insinuating that the sun is actually trying to put an end to their almost procreative relationship with their “computer” devices.