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Scott Hanselman

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 | 18 Sep 2014 20:51

Jump-Location - A Change Directory (CD) PowerShell Command that reads your mindSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....There's a lovely little utility called autojump for *nix consoles that makes the 'cd' command very smart. More that just auto-completion, it's a kind of "auto guessing." Hence, autojump. There is some beginning Windows support, but instead I turned..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 18 Sep 2014 00:02

iOS8 3rd Party Keyboards Reviews - SwiftKey and SwypeSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've been running iOS8 for a while now in Beta, and today all my iDevices are running the released iOS 8. One of the most anticipated new features is the ability to create and add 3rd party keyboards. In the future I anticipate we'll see lots of..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 16 Sep 2014 19:34

How do you deal with anxiety when Live Coding in Technical Interviews?Subscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I received this question last week from a reader: I've been a developer since 2005. I'm a solid developer with good experience. I've got a great opportunity for a new position coming up but I'm concerned about the tech interview. I seem to freeze..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 13 Sep 2014 05:16

Fear Driven Development - FDDSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I had an interesting chat recently at a conference in the "hallway track." The hallway track is all the great conversations that happen in the hallway between sessions. What drives your development processes? Are you a TDD house, where your tests..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 10 Sep 2014 18:50

"Simply terrible advice" - If the shoe pinches, don't wear it.Subscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....There's few things that get me too riled up when it comes to advice. I love hearing about other people's lives and their life systems. From the mundane and familiar, like how they pack their kids lunches, how they manage their finances, or how..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 09 Sep 2014 06:13

Don't Check Your Email in the MorningSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....In my productivity talk "How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible" I include a challenge to the listener. It's kind of insane, but it's actually proven very useful to me when I really need to get important work..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 05 Sep 2014 00:01

Can you hear me now? Unmute your microphoneSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've been working remotely now, from home, for over half a decade. I work in my home office, from cafes, from my tethered mobile, basically anywhere I can be productive and not feel like a phony. Here's the thing, though. I have to go to meetings,..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 02 Sep 2014 18:54

Introducing Gulp, Grunt, Bower, and npm support for Visual StudioSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Web Development, specifically front end web development, is fast becoming as complex and sophisticated as traditional back end development. Most projects don't just upload some JS and CSS files via FTP. There's now a front end build process that can..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 29 Aug 2014 01:41

ASP.NET vNext - August 2014 Status RollupSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Work on the next version of ASP.NET continues. It's a world of Alpha software, Git commits, breaking changes, and daily builds. If you're not one for risk, this blog post is for you. Read about all the fun stuff that's going on, and install nothing...."
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Scott Hanselman

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