Craig Rowe

Techlead / Developer

18th April 2010Blog

Microsoft UK Tech Days 2010

Continuing the theme of keeping myself busy with geek events! I also recently attended the Microsoft UK Tech Days Visual Studio and .NET 4 talks.…

13th April 2010Blog

Barcamp Bournemouth 2

Having been to a few of the 'big' conferences and just returned from SXSW it was quite refreshing to attend a more small scale, local affair. With other barcamp's often being either far away or both far away and starting too soon after work BarCamp Bournemouth made it easy, running over a weekend and being so close!…

21st March 2010Blog

SXSW - In Reflection

Having seen (or at least made notes on) 17 talks at last year's 'South By', coupled with the fact that this year pretty much the entire Headscape team were heading out to Austin I felt sure that my 'talk total' would be much lower. However I somehow managed to make it out to 21 different talks, panels and/or podcast recordings! …

13th February 2010Blog

Boagworld 200th

It was my pleasure to take part in the 200th Boagworld (bw200) yesterday. A marathon session that started with Bob, Paul and I waiting outside the locked barn keyless and cold until Dave, Stanton and Ryan came to the rescue... …

2nd February 2010Blog

Developer Day 8

Another Developer Day over, another enthusiasm shot for the day job. Here's the usual breakdown: …

4th January 2010Blog

The Project52 Challenge

During the end of December last year I, along with many others, somehow got caught up by the #p52 hashtag and, in true 'resolutions that I probably won't be able to keep' stylé, I took on the challenge. The idea is as follows: …

6th December 2009Blog

Cargowire MVC Series begins...

A new post has just gone up over in the articles section. Now that I've migrated the cargowire codebase to .NET MVC I intend to release a few articles in relation to the process. The first is with regard to routing, particularly extensionless routes that match my pre-existing urls but use the new Routing capabilities of .NET MVC. …

30th November 2009Blog

Overengineering and a lack of testing, the pitfalls of personal projects

Ok, so yesterday I jumped the gun somewhat with the rather over ambitious: asp.net MVC version of http://cargowire.net up now - pretty much the same (hopefully) fleshed out notes and added link to thebarn pagehttp://twitter.com/cargowire/status/6182546830…

9th August 2009Blog

New article posted! (Ubuntu gets inside Vista)

Just posted a new article covering how to get a previously installed dual boot of Ubuntu and Vista to work seamlessly inside VirtualBox running on Vista (check it out over in the articles section). It's something I did a while back and have been meaning to finish the article on. It has definately increased my usage of Ubuntu. …