Mar 042012

When I first started this blog, I decided to use BlogEngine.NET as the blog engine. There were a few different reasons for this, which I discussed in this post.

I haven’t been blogging in awhile, and one of the reasons was a general lack of satisfaction with the BlogEngine.NET software. I looked at WordPress, and it seemed like a much more robust platform with a much bigger community. I spent about a day installing it and tweaking it to my satisfaction, and I couldn’t be happier with the move. Hands-down I prefer WP over BE. Continue reading »

Mar 042012

I’ve decided to get back into blogging again. I’m pretty sure that no one is actually out there actively awaiting my next words, but if so, you may have noticed that I haven’t posted in several months. This is due to a few factors, especially buying a house and gaining more responsibilities at work.

But my lack of speaking was definitely not due to a lack of something to say. I’ve been digging into some cool technologies such as NuGet, and getting more and more into the best practices for software architecture with .NET. Expect some posts about these and other geeky topics in the near future.

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Feb 212011

This is a quick post to see if code syntax highlighting is working. Theoretically it is supposed to work out of the box with BlogEngine.NET.

public static void Main()
    Console.WriteLine("Hello, World!");

Well, that was pretty easy. All you have to is surround the code with [code:lang] [/code] tags, where “lang” could be a lot of different languages, “c#” in this case.