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Who left the Developers in the Design Room

  Published on May 23, 2016 ·  5 min read ·   Author: Donald L. Schulz

This post is all about something that has been starting to bug me and it has been bugging me for quite a while. I have been quiet about this and have started the conversation with different people at random and now it is finally time I just say my piece. Yes this is soap box time and so I am just going to unload here. If you don’t like this kind of post, I promise to be more joyful and uplifting next month but this month I am going to lay it out there and it just might sound a bit harsh....

Let the Test Plan Tell the Story

  Published on April 5, 2016 ·  6 min read ·   Author: Donald L. Schulz

This post has been the result of some discussions that I have had lately when trying to determine the work flow for a client but this often comes up with others in the past but what I had never used as an argument was the role of the test plan in all this. Besides being an eye opener and an aha moment for the client and myself I thought I would explore this thought a little more as others might also find this helpful in understanding and getting better control of your flows....

Living on a Vegan Diet

  Published on March 7, 2016 ·  5 min read ·   Author: Donald L. Schulz

In all my blog posts that I have written over the years I have never talked about health or a healthy lifestyle. This will be a first and you as a technology person might be wondering what has living a Vegan Lifestyle have anything to do with software. After all the blog title is “Donald on Software”. For years I would go through these decade birthdays and just remark how turning thirty was just like turning twenty except I had all the extra knowledge called life....

Migrate from TFVC to Git in TFS with Full History

  Published on February 1, 2016 ·  7 min read ·   Author: Donald L. Schulz

Over the last year or so I have been experimenting and learning about git. The more I learned about this distributed version control the more I liked it and finally about 6 months ago I moved all my existing code into git repositories. They are still hosted on TFS which is the best ALM tool on the market by a very, very, very long mile. Did I mention how much I love TFS and where this product is going?...

A New Start on an Old Blog

  Published on January 14, 2016 ·  6 min read ·   Author: Donald L. Schulz

It has been quite a while since I have posted my last blog so today I thought I would bring you up to speed on what I have been doing with this site. The last time I did a post like this was back in June of 2008. Back then I talked about the transition that I made going from City Desk to Microsoft Content Management System which eventually was merged into SharePoint and from there we changed the blog into DotNetNuke....