A new start... again

It’s been a while since my last post. I believe that this was the longest inactivity period of this blog. However, there is a good reason why there were no posts - I was in vacation and then I did a big change in my life. The vacation was great but this post is about the change.

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Retrospective (2009-2011)

Goodbye Copenhagen, goodbye Microsoft, goodbye Netherlands, goodbye Delft, goodbye University, goodbye good Danish pastries and bad food! This is where my one year (and a few days) stay in Denmark ends. Also, my journey on the fascinating pastures of academia, in the Netherlands, ended a few days ago when I defended my master thesis. Least but not last, my internship in Microsoft ended about a month ago, but as the song says, “you can check out any time you like but you can never leave”. More about this will follow in another post, hopefully soon. I am now in the Copenhagen airport waiting for a plane that will take me back to Romania. I will take advantage of the waiting time and do a short retrospective of this memorable year.

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Dynamic tests with mstest and T4

If you used mstest and NUnit you might be aware of the fact that the former doesn’t support dynamic, data driven test cases. For example, the following scenario cannot be achieved with the out-of-box mstest: given a dataset, create distinct test cases for each entry in it, using a predefined generic test case.

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Where is Victor?

Hello there,

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My Interview with Microsoft

This post is for those who want to apply or have already applied (but not finished the interview) for a Microsoft Job. The recruitment process is quite similar for everyone and consists of a few steps.

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Office 2010 Web Apps

Most of you know Google Docs (GD) - the web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and form application offered by Google. Probably in the attempt to remove GD's supremacy and to promote their new Office 2010, Microsoft is preparing a free online version of Office called Office Web Apps.

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Tip #5: Get 25GB Online Free Storage

Do you want 25 GB of free storage that can be accessed from anywhere you have Internet connection?

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Tip 2: #if

When the C# compiler encounters an #if directive, followed eventually by an #endif directive, it will compile the code between the directives only if the specified symbol is defined. Unlike C and C++, you cannot assign a numeric value to a symbol; the #if statement in C# is Boolean and only tests whether the symbol has been defined or not.

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Software + Services. A Modern Approach. Part 2

Part 2 - The idea

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Software + Services. A Modern Approach. Part 1

Part 1 - Intro

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