Monthly Archives: June 2016

Brinkmanship part 2

In part 1, I explained that brinkmanship is the craft of putting yourself (or your team) on-the-brink-of-disaster.  Some people seem to love to dabble in brinkmanship. Here is my “top 10 list” of favorite (as-in: must avoid) examples of brinkmanship … Continue reading

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Error 1001. Exception occurred while initalizing the installation

At work, we are using a Visual Studio add-in for .vdproj projects.  It is used for building .msi files.  I upgraded the project from .net 3.5 to .net 4.5.2.  I also updated some other information in the installer project. When I … Continue reading

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Some people just don’t want good advice

I know, right?  I’m sure that you’ve probably offered some good advice to somebody before and they just dismissed it, like it was nothing (especially if you are the parent of a teenager).  I mean, gosh, you might have just … Continue reading

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