Martin Peck

The Infrequent Ramblings of a Software Engineer

DDD8

I spent today at DDD8 and was really impressed with the level of content and the quality of the...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 01/30/2010

IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit In Action On Tassography.com

Ben Vincent has blogged an excellent write up of his experiences with the IIS Search Engine...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 07/07/2009

Update to "Solving Problems in C# and F# - Part 2"

It's been pointed out that I didn't need to write the extension method RaiseToThePowerOf. BigInt has...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 04/01/2009

Solving Problems in C# and F# - Part 2

UPDATE: It's been pointed out that the extension method RaiseToThePowerOf isn't required. I've...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 03/31/2009

Solving Problems in C# and F# - Part 1

On a recently snowboarding holiday I found myself having some decidedly geeky conversations with a...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 03/03/2009

StyleCop for ReSharper Release Candidate

Howard van Rooijen has just announced that the Release Candidate for StyleCop for ReSharper is now...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 02/12/2009

Not Writing Code is Great

I love writing code. Sometimes, though, not writing code is even better. Less code written means...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 10/06/2008

Microsoft Office Live Small Business

Isn't it great when you spend all day sat in front of a PC and then get home and get asked to do the...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 06/14/2008

Microsoft Source Analysis (StyleCop) Released

I've been using StyleCop within Microsoft for some time now. I'm a big fan, and really excited to...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 05/23/2008

SDC Tasks Updated on CodePlex

There's a brand new release of the SDC Tasks library available. A lot of the feedback (suggestions,...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 02/27/2008

Hiding Methods With The “new” Modifier

We were discussing the use of the new modifier in C# in my team today, and I was expressing my...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 12/11/2007

Microsoft Mediaroom Developers Conference 2007

Last week I attended and presented at the Microsoft Mediaroom Developers Conference in Boston. The...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 10/23/2007

SDC Tasks Moves to CodePlex

SDC Tasks, a library of over 300 MSBuild tasks, has moved from its old (and soon to be demolished)...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 05/14/2007

SDC Tasks Moving to CodePlex

I'm currently in the process of setting up a new home for the SDC Tasks on CodePlex. As soon as the...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 04/19/2007

Andy Reeves Is Soon To Be Ex-MSFT

Andy Reeves has announced that he's leaving Microsoft. Andy was the creator and driving force behind...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 04/04/2007

Giles and Nats Have Left The Building (almost)

At the end of this week Microsoft UK will have one less brilliant developer. Giles Knap and his wife...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 12/11/2006

As Seen On Microsoft TV

Well, I've just (last week) started a new job at Microsoft. I've been at Microsoft for 5 years now,...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 11/16/2006

WCF Tracing and Manageability

I've just finished watching Laurence Melloul's and Craig McMurty's WCF Tracing video from Channel9....

Author: Martin Peck Date: 10/03/2006

Blogging Code Samples

So, I tried to big-up Word 2007's blog publishing features in my last post and somewhat put my foot...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 09/26/2006

Blogging Code and Xml From Word 2007

Pat Long has been trying to post xml and code samples to his nice new blog. It appears he's having...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 09/24/2006

Taking Off The Training Wheels

I've had some technical interviews recently. One of the hard parts of being interviewed is the part...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 09/24/2006

WCF Training

I’ve just finished a WCF training course and feel the need to rave about it. Firstly, WCF is a very...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 09/14/2006

www.buildframework.com

I'm sure you all love GotDotNet and find the search engine on there very useful. However, I know...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 09/08/2006

Feeling TechReady

I’ve just returned from an internal Microsoft training event called TechReady. Basically, a bunch of...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 08/02/2006

Blogging from Word 2007

So, this is my first blog post from Word 2007. I followed Joe’s instructions (recommended to me by...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 07/20/2006

New Version SBF and SDC Tasks Uploaded Today

If you're a user of the SBF framework and SDC Tasks then you should be aware that we've just...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 07/17/2006

SBF Gets Improved Docs and Tutorial

There's a new version of the Microsoft UK Solution Build Framework up on GotDotNet. This version has...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 07/07/2006

Microsoft Robotics

I've just finished watching one of the coolest videos I've seen on Channel9 for a long time. The...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 06/22/2006

A Lesson From A Guy With Culture

Guy Smith-Ferrier, a developer working in my team at the moment, is to present an MSDN webcast...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 06/22/2006

MS UK's Solution Build Framework (SBF) on GotDotNet

I'm a developer within Microsoft Services in the UK. The group I work in have developed a framework...

Author: Martin Peck Date: 03/02/2006