Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 06 Mar 2014 00:36
Scott Hanselman writes "....I'm a big Lenovo fan and have used Thinkpads nearly exclusively since my first T60p. I'm using an first-gen X1 Carbon Touch as my main on the go machine these days. I've also tried using a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro but had a little trouble with its..."
Read more » Review: A tale of three Lenovo Laptops - X1 Carbon Touch, ThinkPad Yoga, IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 04 Mar 2014 02:10
Scott Hanselman writes "....Last week I was exploring today's varied choices we have for Automated Browser Testing. There's headless WebKit "browsers" like PhantomJS and cloud powered multi-browser testing tools like BrowserStack and SauceLabs. Selenium is kind of..."
Read more » NuGet Package of the Week: FluentAutomation for automated testing of Web Applications
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 04 Mar 2014 00:41
Scott Hanselman writes "....I have a "whenever I get around to doing it" Newsletter of Wonderful Things. Why a newsletter? I dunno. It seems more personal somehow. Fight me. You can view all the previous newsletters here. You can sign up here to the Newsletter of..."
Read more » Hanselman's Newsletter of Wonderful Things: January 21st, 2014
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 26 Feb 2014 10:52
Scott Hanselman writes "....Anything you put on the internet is gonna get stolen. It's preferable if it gets shared or linked to but often it gets copied and copied again. RSS is magical but it makes it even easier to programmatically syndicate (copy) content. Search around..."
Read more » When is it stealing?
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 24 Feb 2014 18:14
Scott Hanselman writes "....In 2007 ScottGu's team announced they were releasing the .NET Framework source code for reference. Just a little later, Microsoft made it possible to step through the .NET Framework Source code while debugging. This was announced to much fanfare,..."
Read more » Announcing the new Roslyn-powered .NET Framework Reference Source
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 22 Feb 2014 07:04
Scott Hanselman writes "....I was talking to a young (<25) Front End Developer recently who actively hated Microsoft. Sometimes I meet folks that are actively pissed or sometimes ambivalent. But this dude was pissed. The ones I find the most interesting are the..."
Read more » Microsoft killed my Pappy
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 20 Feb 2014 00:48
Scott Hanselman writes "....I'm a huge fan of BrowserStack. They are a cloud-based browser testing service that lets you remote into effectively any browser version on any version of any operating system. They've even got Visual Studio integration so you can just hit F5,..."
Read more » Distributed Automated Browser Testing with Selenium and BrowserStack
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 17 Feb 2014 01:17
Scott Hanselman writes "....You know how we're always telling out non-technical non-gender-specific spouses and parents to be safe and careful online? You know how we teach non-technical friends about the little lock in the browser and making sure that their bank's little lock..."
Read more » How do we know if mobile apps are secure?
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 12 Feb 2014 01:15
Scott Hanselman writes "....Call it Adware, Malware, Spyware, Crapware, it's simply unwanted. Every non-technical relative I've ever talked to has toolbars they apparently can't see, apps running in the background, browser home pages set to Russian Google clones, and they have..."
Read more » Download Wrappers and Unwanted Software are pure evil