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Archive for September, 2009

Git for Windows developers

Posted by Igor Moochnick on 09/28/2009

Just moved to Git on Windows. It gives me more flexibility for the local repositories and distributed development for my new team.

Found the following series very helpful for the beginners (my engineers never used Git before):

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3


Take a look at Tortoise Git as well. Reduces all the command-line noise drastically:

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Posted in Agile, Source Control, Tutorials | 5 Comments »

Now I have ALL of the Microsoft developer certifications – long journey is over!!!

Posted by Igor Moochnick on 09/09/2009

Now I own the full deck of the Microsoft certifications and I can sit back and relax (beer is in order ;-). Unfortunately, in the startup world that I operate most of the time, it’s not very recognizable achievement, but it’s nice to put these logos on my presentation slide decks and, especially now, I have a very powerful bragging rights – I have ALL of the Microsoft developers certifications !!!

It was a lengthy path and, I should add, a very confusing one. It wasn’t very obvious what certification is a prerequisite to which one and, I must add, I’ve made a couple of mistakes on the road until I’ve discovered a developer’s certification map by Jorgen Thelin that put everything in order and cleared all the confusions.


Posted in .NET, ADO.Net, ASP.NET, C#, Community, Thoughts, WCF, Workflows, WPF | 6 Comments »

WCF Certification (70-503) is mine!!! Now I’m a certified (MCPD) Enterprise Application Developer

Posted by Igor Moochnick on 09/06/2009

If you were wondering why there was a silence on my blog – I was preparing for a battle with the Prometric testing computer 😉 And I Won!!! Last week I’ve passed my LAST (for the near future) certification exam: Windows Communication Foundation. This gave me another MCT certification –

MCTS wcf

And finally enabled my long overdue certification MCPD Enterprise Application Developer.

MCPD ent

To those who are looking into passing this certification you may use the following materials that I found very helpful (after the break):

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Posted in .NET, Community, Thoughts, WCF | 13 Comments »

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