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  • Jan 27 2014

    DateRangesOverlap CAML Query Element

    A while ago I had trouble writing a CAML query that retrieved reoccurring events for a particular time period. At the time I found there was a lack of resource on the web that explained how to …

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  • Jan 21 2014

    Putting The Person Back In Personas

    Personas are controversial. This is largely due to the fact that when done badly, they can make you feel like you've been at a party trying to mingle with a bunch of cardboard cut-outs. Sadly, they' …

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  • Jan 15 2014

    Azure Hosting

    I’ve been working at Provoke Solutions for around six years now, first as a web developer but recently as a Solutions Architect. This time period coincidentally covers the entirety of Windows …

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  • Jan 9 2014

    The I.T. Arms Race

    In the year 2000 (B.S*), I sold a room-based video conferencing system to the Auckland office of a large multinational corporation for around $140,000 plus change. It was state-of-the-art and boasted …

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  • Jan 9 2014

    Work Hard Play Hard

    Anyone who has seen kids play knows the vast imagination and creativity they hold; the infinite uses for a cardboard box, the competency for solving problems, the limitless self-confidence and …

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