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Jun 13 2016

Writing an SSMS Add-in using the SIP Framework

I spent a couple of hours to learn how to write add-ins for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). Microsoft never officially supported add-ins in SSMS but Redgate created a framework to help doing it hiding a lot of complexity. The nice thing is that this framework has being made available to everyone and it can be used to create …

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Jun 08 2016

New team and books optimizing

  This week is an exciting one for me. I joined the SQL Source Control team in Redgate after more than 2 years in SQL Monitor. I really needed a change and this was a perfect time as the company just finished a big painful reorg with the intent of creating more autonomous self-organizing teams. …

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May 23 2016

Notes from Microsoft Web Platform Day

These are my notes from the Microsoft Web Platform Day event I attended in Birmingham on Thursday May 19. ASP.NET Core is the new Microsoft web framework currently in RC2. Microsoft has the ambition to make it the fastest web framework in the world. It is not quite there yet with 1.2 million requests per second (to …

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Jan 07 2016

dotnetalgorithms is born thanks to an inspiring free course on blogging

I love learning. I love even more sharing, debating and do collaborate learning with passionate people. This is why blogging has always being very appealing to me. I have being blogging since 2008 and always I really enjoyed doing it. The blog also helped me a lot in finding a job and creating my personal brand …

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Jan 31 2012

Waterloo Game Analysis

Microsoft created the Facebook Game Waterloo in order to do some research on game theories. Tonight, just for fun, I wanted to create a piece of software that enumerate all the possible combinations and find the move with the highest probability of win (one Nash Equilibrium). I created it using a simple C# console application. First …

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Nov 08 2008

DotNetToscana: il principio.

Io, Andrea Angella, sono diventato un membro della community UgiDotNet il giorno 9 Agosto 2007 con il post Finalmente il mio blog tecnico. Circa un mese dopo alle ore 10:33 del giorno 11 Settembre 2007 (gli attentati fortunatamente non centrano niente) arriva nella mia casella di posta elettronica una mail da parte di Matteo Baglini. …

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Nov 06 2008

“Informatica Industriale” superato alla grande

Questa mattina io e il mio collega Vincenzo abbiamo sostenuto l’esame di Informatica Industriale conseguendo entrambi una votazione pari a 30 e Lode ! L’esame consisteva (in parte) nella realizzazione del progetto di un semplice Sistema Embedded in modo da familiarizzare con la programmazione di microcontrollori. Abbiamo utilizzato il microcontrollore ADuC836 con un core a …

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Oct 24 2008

DotNetToscana Launch

It is a pleasure to announce that I and my two friends, Marco and Matteo, launched the Official .NET community in Tuscany (Italy) during the Microsoft Days 2008 in Florence. Prietro Brambati, Developer Evangelist in Microsoft Italia, interviewed us during that day:

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Mar 26 2008

[MCTS] – Il primo passo è compiuto…

Ancora non riesco a crederci, oggi ho superato l’esame di certificazione “MCTS Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 – Web Based Client Development” !!!!! E’ da circa due anni, se non di più, che mi interesso di ASP.NET e in generale del framework .NET sottraendo spesso tempo allo studio universitario e probabilmente anche un pò alla vita …

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