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Got myself a MacBook Pro

I just got myself a brand new MacBook Pro. The whole point is getting out of my comfort zone and start learning to use a new OS.

For those of you who are .net devs on a Mac, could you give me a few tips & pointers to make this experience as painless as possible. What do I use to run windows? Bootcamp, parallels, fusion? Do I need quicksilver? Do I run office on the Mac or in the VM?

Any help would be appreciated.

Posted On Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:13 PM

Tool for ReSharper 4.5 EAP

Up until now, I installed new releases of the ReSharper 4.5 EAP when I thought about it. Sleepoverrated just posted a tool to automatically check for new release. When a new release has been found, it proposes to install it automatically.

Thanks to JP for the link.

Posted On Sunday, March 22, 2009 12:23 PM

An alternative way to do a retrospective
We did the retrospective on our first sprint today. Usually, our retrospectives are divided into three parts: what went well what went ... less well what can we improve This was usually rendered on the wall like this: Good To improve Action points ... ... ... ... ... ... Today we tried something new. The three columns were now called: Keep doing Stop doing Start doing ... ... ... ... ... ... You might say this is just a question of labels, but to me it felt completely different ......

Posted On Monday, March 16, 2009 9:55 PM

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