Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

CHC 2011 HealthVault talk, and what is new for HealthVault this past year…

When we were creating our talk, we had a problem. Well, to be fair, we had a few problems, but the...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 05/02/2011

Speaking at CHC 2011

I'm in Chicago this week to speak at the Microsoft Connected Health Conference, 2011 edition. It's...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/27/2011

Data sorting dances

Intercultural Computer Science Education Data sorting dances I enjoyed the dances, though I'm not...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/13/2011

Default parameters in C#

From an internal discussion we're having on the advisability of using default parameters in C#:...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/23/2011

Writing Tests for HealthVault Applications

We have added some useful new functionality designed to make it easier to test a HealthVault...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/11/2011

HealthVault Event Notifications

The HealthVault platform now provides the ability to notify applications when specific conditions...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 01/20/2011

Naked came the null delegate

I few weeks ago James Curran came up with the idea of a number of .NET bloggers (or, in my case,...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 11/01/2010

HealthVault SDK and Visual Studio 2005

The HealthVault SDK is currently built on top of the .NET 2.0/Visual Studio 2005 toolset. We are...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 10/12/2010

Photographers at Microsoft Fundraiser

There’s a fairly active photography alias at Microsoft, and last year during October – the annual...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 10/07/2010

Bohemiam Rhapsody… on the slide whistle…

Just wonderful. I love how he went to the trouble to overdub the way the original video was and...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 09/29/2010

Powerpoint, audio, and packaging…

This is a post about how to take conference audio and add it to a powerpoint presentation to give...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 09/01/2010

Metricism

Your neologism for the day... Metricism A devotion to creating and implementing metrics for a system...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 07/12/2010

Floating point numbers and string representations

I’ve recently been doing some work on the HealthVault SDK to improve the consistency of how it deals...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 07/07/2010

Uncyclopedia and Llamas

For some unfathomable reason, I didn't know about Uncyclopedia until recently. Like many things...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 06/02/2010

A brief, incomplete, and mostly wrong history of programming languages

A brief, incomplete, and mostly wrong history of programming languages

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 05/10/2010

Thoughts on “Thoughts on TDD”…

Brian Harry wrote a post entitled “Thoughts on TDD” that I thought I was going to let lie, but I...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/19/2010

101110.11

101110.11

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/05/2010

The power of "ouch"...

From my bicycle blog... Three of them

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 03/25/2010

The power of "no"...

Eric Brechner wrote an interesting post titled "Don't panic", about how to deal with requests. I...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 12/01/2009

Lucky

Sometimes you're in the right place at the right time...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 11/16/2009

HealthVault 0908 SDK Highlights…

The 0908 SDK has dropped, and I’d like to talk about some of the highlights of this release. SODA...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 10/16/2009

Blog refactoring 2.0

In the beginning, I started this blog just to write. I wrote a lot of C# stuff, some regex stuff,...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 09/16/2009

Question of the day

Is Cinderella related to Mozzarella?

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 09/03/2009

Ratings from Eric's Vacation

I've decided to be totally derivative (and likely considerable less good) than "The Book of...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 08/25/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #13: More more than one person

In the last installment, we modified our application so that it could switch between family members...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 08/14/2009

Thoughts on agile design and platforms

I started by writing a broad post about design, and it got away from me (apparently I should have...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 08/14/2009

RAMROD 2009 ride report

http://riderx.info/blogs/riderx/archive/2009/08/06/ramrod-2009.aspx

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 08/06/2009

NASA images lunar descent stage and astronaut path on moon...

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, a NASA orbiter images Apollo landing sites. The...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 07/17/2009

21st Century Breakdown - show review

Green Day remains a very entertaining group to watch, and we had a great time. After a dinner at the...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 07/04/2009

Is programming a generic skill?

Came across a post by Justin Etheredge discussion whether changing between languages is just a...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 06/25/2009

Livestrong Seattle Century report

From my cycling blog...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 06/24/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #12: More than one person…

WeightTracker has gotten popular, and we have a new scenario. Our users would like us to extend our...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 06/19/2009

Rekeying the HealthVault/Amalga USB Key

If you attended the connected health conference last week, you got a USB key with a combination lock...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 06/15/2009

Suggest a HealthVault topic...

Is there something about HealthVault that you find confusing? If so, add a comment to this post, and...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 06/11/2009

7 Hills of Kirkland 2009

7 Hills of Kirkland 2009

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 05/27/2009

21st Century Breakdown

I picked up a copy of Green Day's newest this morning at Fred Meyer, paying a princely $12.99 for...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 05/20/2009

Microsoft Connected Health Conference

The HealthVault Partner Conference is a year older and has a new name. The Microsoft Connected...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 05/05/2009

Progressio per Patientia

"Progress through suffering" I have a friend (perhaps "riding acquaintance" is a more accurate term)...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/26/2009

Introduction to HealthvaultDevelopment #11: Data filtering

The users are unhappy. The weight tracking application worked pretty well initially, but now that...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/17/2009

HealthVault XPath Explorer

By default, when a query is made to HealthVault, it returns all instances of a specific type. If you...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 04/10/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #10: Adding additional data to healthvault

We have a new user request. One of our users would like to store how hungry he whenever he enters a...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 03/13/2009

After SchooL chocLate cookies

2 cups chocLate Syrip 2 cups flour 1/4 cup maLLases 5 cups oatmeaL 5 TabLespoons SaLt 5 teaspoons...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 03/09/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #9: Optional Authorization

This week, we have a new customer request. One of our customers wants to track her mood on a daily...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 03/06/2009

Our current application allows users to track their weight, but some of our users also want to track...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/27/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #7 – Data provenance

After our application is “in the wild” for a while, we receive some strange reports from our users....

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/20/2009

Age of Halo

My daughter downloaded the demo for Halo Wars a few days ago, and I spent a few hours playing it...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/18/2009

25 Random things about Eric...

I did this for facebook, but thought I'd post a link here. 25 Random things about Eric

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/15/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #6 – Fixing a mistake

After we’ve released our application, some of our users complained that they accidentally entered an...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 02/06/2009

Introduction to HealthVault Development #5 – Do I weigh too much?

A common question asked by people is “do I weigh too much”, so we’re going to add the calculation of...

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 01/30/2009

The Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form

A very nice collection of definitions, all done in limerick form. OEDILF

Author: Eric Gunnerson Date: 01/23/2009

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