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 …

Welcome to the new Blog


I’ve decided to move my blog from Live Spaces to WordPress. I’m busy moving some posts over and building up the format, then onto the fun stuff of writing some interesting posts! Check back soon…. Mike

MVP 2010 Award!


I received great news from Microsoft last week saying that I have been awarded a MVP 2010 Award!  I’d like to thank all those involved in my nomination and look forward to another successful year working with the MVP family. Mike

Team System MVP


Last week I received a notification from Microsoft that I had been awarded the 2009 Microsoft® Team System MVP Award! I’d like to thank those involved in my nomination and look forward to a successful year working more closely with the Team System family. Mike