Thank you for all your support Rangers…


In April I was honoured to be nominated as the ALM Rangers Champion of Champions. Yesterday I heard that my peers had once again voted for me and I’ve once more been named Champion of Champions. I get to keep my place on the ALM Rangers MSDN page and am joined by Martin and Robert! …

Reflecting on April 2011


April goes down as a great month in my books. It started on the 1st (no joke) with the news that I’d been awarded a 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award for Visual Studio ALM. This is my third award and comes fresh after a trip to the 2011 MVP summit in Redmond where it was fantastic …

FreeToDev Line Counter


On the Stuff I Write page you will find my FreeToDev Line Counter application which I’ve just updated to 3.0. This is a very simple line counter (also counts files) application which is useful if you need to get some basic stats on an application or branch of code. Maybe you will find it useful …

Windows Live Mesh 2011 Review


UPDATE: 23 Nov 2010 – SugarSync are now providing a free 5Gb account and no longer require credit card details for the free service. I’m currently evaluating it and indications are that it will replace Dropbox as my recommended and used sync solution. This is a follow up to my review of the Windows Live …

Welcome back ‘Live Mesh’


So it appears that Live Mesh is coming back. Good riddance Live sync. I did a comparison of the Live Sync Beta 1, Live Mesh and Dropbox a few weeks ago (available here). Beta 2 didn't appear to bring anything new to the table, so I didn’t bother updating it. So lets be clear. Live …

Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 Beta–Live Sync


UPDATE: 30 September 2010 – please see Windows Live Mesh 2011 Review UPDATED: 28 August 2010 – please see Welcome back ‘Live Mesh’ UPDATED: 1 August 2010 – minor clarifications and additions following feedback from Adam Cogan Like many, I’ve been a user of Microsoft Live Mesh since the day it was publically available, which I forget exactly …