Output a list of git committers

By using the git log command formatted and piped to sort -u (unique) you can pretty easily get a listing of who has ever contributed to a project which is under git source control. git log --pretty=format:"%an" | sort -u Using this you’ll get an output…

Welcome To CodeMash 2011

This year marked the fifth year of the CodeMash open source developer conference. I now know why it only took a matter of hours for this one to completely sell out.  During the three days in Sandusky, OH I attended quite a variety of sessions on topics that I wouldn’…

Detroit Free Press Marathon 2010

It turned out to be an awesome day for running in downtown Detroit on Sunday! Unlike last year I knew my way around Detroit well enough to park in the Compuware structure and not having to catch a shuttle buss to Canada took a lot of stress off of the…

Blog Updates

If all goes according to plan this week I’ll be doing some long awaited blog improvements.  A few notable additions that I’ll be focusing on are including quotes in the about me section that were given by my colleagues.  These quotes mean a lot to me as I’…

Martian Marathon 2010

On Saturday I took part in half of the Martian Marathon, totaling 13.1 miles through the streets of Dearborn. The weather was a crisp 38 degrees at the start and gradually got nicer as the race drew on. This wasn’t the longest I’ve ran before but it…

Mix 10K Competition

My entry into this years Mix 10K competition is a blackjack game made with Silverlight. It seems appropriate as the conference returns to Las Vegas this year. This will sure to be of use as we tend to end up at the tables at some point in the day. The…

Agile Development Practices

This past Wednesday at the Great Lakes Area .NET User Group I had an opportunity to listen to Brian Prince (Architech Evangelist from Microsoft) speak about agile development practices. The following are just a few of the concepts that were covered on the topic. Stand Up Meetings Every day at…