Fred Mastropasqua

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On Google Hangout I appear offline to my friends

On Google Hangout I appear offline to my friends

Not sure why this settings is where it is but it’s pretty silly.

If you uncheck the option “Show when you were last online” Google Hangouts will then show you as “offline” to your friends.

You have to keep this turned on for them to… more

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July 10, 2015

Can’t close Angular Bootstrap Modal–Stays Gray

There is something wrong with Angular 1.4 and angular-bootstrap 0.12, 0.13 that doesn’t for the close animation for modals. The modal closes but the background stays gray. Found a couple of open tickets on it.

There’s a couple of… more

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July 10, 2015

I’ll be speaking at these PMI events

I’ll be speaking at a few PMI events coming up here in the next few days.

http://www.pmi-tampabay.org/index.php/chapter-member-meetings/645-chapter-meetings-april-20-21-in-tampa-sarasota

Topic: How to Run an Agile Retrospective Meetingmore

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April 20, 2015

Angular BlockUI Not Showing Up

A co-worker and I were implementing McNull Angular BlockUI into a production AngularJs application and it didn’t work.

You follow the instructions, they look simple enough right?

  • Install
  • Add a Reference
  • Inject it into your module

and….. more

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April 17, 2015

Switched over my site to another blog engine some images not updated yet

I’ve switched over my site to a different blog engine and I got rid of some really old post from 2007. There might be some missing images as well. I need to go back and update them.

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April 4, 2015

2 Alternatives for Native iOS Apps using C#

Found this interesting article on 5 alternatives for developing native iOS Apps and of those I narrowed it down to Xarmain or course and one other, Rem Objects C#, that’s up and coming that I would love to try.

 Xamarin

Previously known as… more

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April 4, 2015

Nikon P900 83x Optical Zoom Camera Real Example

Was over at my friends house with my new Nikon P900 camera and thought I’d show him how much you could zoom the camera in with the 83x Optical Zoom.  I did zoom in all the way to the 83x and then past that into the digital zoom, which you… more

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March 23, 2015

How to Run an Effective Retrospective Meeting

Running an Effective Retrospective Meeting

 

The Concern

I’ve been giving workshops lately on how to run effective Agile Retrospectives. It’s amazing how many teams do not run true Retrospectives or are not sure on how to run them. I used… more

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March 23, 2015

Properly Install Mac Yosemite OS X 11.3 On Windows with VirtualBox

Properly Install Mac Yosemite OS X 11.3 On Windows with VirtualBox

I have a MacBook Pro but I wanted to use the Mac OS on my desktop for testing purposes only. So I looked up some sites and read through some articles and after trying a few it seemed a couple of steps worked on one site and a couple on another… more

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November 22, 2014

AngularJS Directives 2

A few weeks ago I talked about a book, “Mastering AngularJS Directives”. A great book for directives but there aren’t that many that focus mainly on Angular Directives. I’ve recently been reading through a new book, AngularJS… more

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August 10, 2014