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Fighting Facebook schemes

Fighting Facebook schemes

A sad trend has been going on on Facebook, at least for danes, in the past couple of months. A big number of fake pages have been appearing mimicking big brands luring people to like and share their posts with fake competitions. The scheme is made to get likes for the page and eventually sell it to marketeers who gladly pay for pages with 10.000+ likes. I decided to do something about it after my personal Facebook-feed was swarmed with friends falling into the trap and thus I created an ...
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Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015

Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015

The past week has seen a lot of new releases in "Microsoft-land". First and foremost, Windows 10 is now out for Windows Insiders as the "RTM" build - and even though Windows is now SaaS, the status is still significant for the OSG as well for the entire company - We all know how significant Windows 10 will be in our future; in desktop, laptops, tablets and last but not least; the all important mobile! The latter is supposed to get some love over the next couple of months, ...
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Supporting MetaWeblog

Supporting MetaWeblog

When i started out writing my new blogging system, two features I really wanted to support. One was writing the posts in Markdown, the other was to support submitting the posts using MetaWeblog so I could support writing the posts in editors. I had this feature back in the "good old days", when using a different blogging system. Markdown I started supporting a while ago, now was the time to support MetaWeblog. MetaWeblog in C# I started looking around the web; someone must have ...
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Useful Visual Studio plugins

Useful Visual Studio plugins

Like most developers, I customize my IDE with several other plugin. I have decided to do a blogpost about some of the plugins I use in Visual Studio. Some I use during my worktime and others at home when working on my own and various open source projects. Here is a small list of the ones I simply cannot live without! StyleCop A tool you can’t do without working on a Microsoft codebase; we follow a set of guidelines which will cause build warnings or even build errors; Having this as a plugin in ...
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The ugly face of terror

The ugly face of terror

For many danes, the question of terror changed after the events at 9/11 and the London and Madrid bombings to be "when it happens" instead of "if it happens". Unfortunately last night, we as Danes got our answer. Corwardly act A danish born 22 year-old decided to open fire at an event celebrating freedom of speech, with his automatic rifle wounding three police officers and killing Finn Nørgaard. He fled the scene and unfortunately kept hidden, while the danish police force ...
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Vacation time in New York

Vacation time in New York

In January I went for a week of vacation in the US. First for a few days with some good friends (Mark and Sara) in New Jersey and then going to New York for a few days of sightseeing, with a base at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton at Times Square. One thing for sure about New York at this time of year; it is freezing! And with an expected snowstorm, the strip was almost cancelled. Had some great days, visiting Top of The Rock, The Empire State, Central Park, crossing the Brooklyn Bridge and the ...
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