It’s always good to have static code analysis in your build process. I guess no one these days argues with this statement. This usually forces developer to make conscious decisions on code-level performance, reliability, security, design etc. Few times CA warnings saved me from producing a quite nasty bugs. Sometimes however FxCop yields some really strange stuff.
This post will describe the one I stuck with some time ago. But more interestingly it shows that sometimes .Net developer must look deep under the hood of high-level language abstraction to solve certain issues.

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Recently leafing through my notebook (yeah, I’m still using old-time paper) I found some ideas, quick-notes, self-brainstorming diagrams related with search systems. An original idea for this blog, at least for few first posts, was to present them. Still this requires introducing some of the basics of enterprise search and search systems in general (so I could spare some time in future just referring to those). This is what this post series is about.

In this part I will try to answer two questions - why do people need an enterprise search systems and how complex they can be?

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*nix-like OSs are gaining much popularity even in .NET world since Microsoft decided to move on with their products into this direction (you can read more on Hanselman’s blog). Nevertheless it’s still more convenient to develop .NET apps on Windows (especially if it’s your target platform).

If you want to play with Jekyll on Windows I recommend you a great step-by-step manual written by Julian Thilo. It covers many pitfalls that are patiently waiting for any Windows user that never had anything to do with Ruby framework.

Unfortunately there is still one more pitfall for Visual Studio (2015) users who, like me, would like to edit their posts directly on their IDE of choice.

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So, here it is - my second technical blog. The first one died along with my frustration on SharePoint 2010 I had to work with some time ago… The resignation burned out and so my willingness to describe my miserable experiences with this hopeless (at least from dev perspective) technology. It was not the best reason for sharing anything with the world.

Why I decided to start new one from the scratch?

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This post was originaly published on my previous blog and moved here. Some links and resources might not be up to date.

Once again about the SharePoint 2010 taxonomy service.

As I wrote in my previous posts, loading data into MMD service automatically can be quite a challenge. First, you must remember about illegal characters in terms labels. Second, you must trace duplicates across sibling nodes in taxonomy trees. And this could not be the end of your problems especially if you plan to load some more data at one time.

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