Jeffrey Palermo is the CTO of Headspring Systems in Austin, TX. Headspring is a consultancy that provides custom software solutions, agile coaching and .Net developer training. He blogs about managing software teams and practices that make software delivery reliable, predictable and maintainable. Jeffrey advocates using the best tool for the job regardless of the vendor, which is often open-source.
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 17 May 2013 03:46
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Since around 2005, I, and teams I’ve led, have been using the Tortoise flavor of source control clients. TortoiseSVN, TortoiseHg, and TortoiseGit. Each came with the command-line client as well for specific use cases, but most of the..."
Read more » Move over TortoiseGit, welcome SourceTree
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 15 May 2013 22:03
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Jean-Rene Roy has graciously helped to sponsor a Party with Palermo at DevTeach in Toronto. If you are not yet signed up for the conference, please head on over to www.devteach.com. If you have already signed up, make sure to RSVP for Party..."
Read more » Announcing Party with Palermo: DevTeach 2013 edition!
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 14 May 2013 19:34
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....GIT works great with the new Team Foundation Service (TFSvc?). I’m an old school Tortoise guy (SVN, Hg, GIT), but I had to laugh at the little branding touch they through in when doing a pull. Notice the Visual Studio logo in ASCII art. ..."
Read more » Team Foundation Service my new default GIT repository
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 26 Apr 2013 14:09
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....On May 13, 2013, I’m launching a new user group, AzureAustin (please RSVP so we can plan food accordingly). For those who know me, you know that I led the Austin .Net User Group for 5 years, that I was on the founding board of directors for..."
Read more » Launching AzureAustin user group May 13, 2013
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 15 Apr 2013 16:23
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Today, I am here at the Xamarin Evolve worldwide developer conference. Xamarin has employees in many countries, and as far as I can tell, the company has flown most of its research & development department in to Austin to serve as..."
Read more » Xamarin Evolve conference brings cross-platform mobile development to the enterprise
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 04 Mar 2013 16:11
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Over the weekend, I upgraded my Lenovo Yoga ultrabook/tablet to 8GB RAM and added a second SSD hard drive. First, I must give credit where credit is due. I watched this great video on YouTube that demonstrated how to do it all. Video..."
Read more » Adding a second SSD to my Lenovo Yoga & 8GB RAM
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 01 Mar 2013 20:35
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....As many of you know, I helped start a new company at the beginning of 2013. Clear Measure is a custom software company, and we work directly with CEO/COO/President/GM types to solve business problems where custom software will be a help. ..."
Read more » Growing Clear Measure: need architects
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 28 Feb 2013 14:50
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Web development as we know it, is dead. We keep looking for the common runtime that can run everywhere. We yearn (remember Java) for the platform that allows us the promise of “write once, run everywhere”. This, in the global..."
Read more » Web development as we know it, is dead
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 19 Feb 2013 00:37
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Dell is clearly getting into the Windows Azure business. With recent news of Microsoft investing in the privatization of Dell, many are wondering what the future holds. My predictions are more about Microsoft and Windows Azure than Dell...."
Read more » Prediction: Dell & others to sell new Windows Azure mainframe server
Jeffrey Palermo [MVP] | 18 Feb 2013 07:50
Jeffrey Palermo writes "....With all the hype about Microsoft Surface, we desk-dwellers might be left wondering what’s in Windows 8 for us? In fact, all the media attention we see about Windows 8 is filled with folks dancing around and clicking keyboards to tablets in..."
Read more » What a Windows 8 workstation looks like