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The Task Board in Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 1 is built to better support a lean / kanban style of process. Visual Studio Magazine provides more detail on the features and usage. OWASP has released the 2013 Top 10 web security risks document. Which of the top 10 do you think we have exposure to?
Rob Ashton thinks that your stand-ups are a waste of time. Does his argument hold water? Are you an addict? The Effects of Computer Programming on the Brain.
Alister Scott says “I once saw a technology company here in Brisbane advertise ‘fast, unfiltered Internet’ in their list of employee perks, alongside free pool tables and Friday drinks. I thought it was odd until I realized it’s actually a competitive differentiator for an employer to offer this.” Is it time to rethink the corporate Internet proxy?
Facebook really doesn’t want their developers wasting their time. Rather than wait for I.T. to come around, there is a vending machine that lets you get a new keyboard, mouse, or a pair of headphones (all free). And instead of trying to squeeze a little more life out of an old computer you get a new laptop the third time you call the help desk with a PC problem.
Get a lot more use out of the WIN-R run dialog or windows 8 start screen with indexing and custom shortcuts. The article also has an extensive list of direct commands for windows features.
OzCode says their debugger add-on is magical. It certainly has some cool visualizations. Free while in Beta.
If you liked StarCraft, WarCraft, or Command and Conquer, play the one that came before them: Dune 2. Running in your browser with HTML 5.