Fred Mastropasqua

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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.

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.


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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

AngularJs Select Element, set Label and Value

To set your select’s label and value expressions in AngularJs, you can simply do this example.

States and Countries

States have

Code: FL

Name: Florida

Countries have

Code: US

Name: United States


<select data-ng-options=”… more

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August 6, 2014

AngularJs Directives

I haven’t posted much in regards to AngularJS since most of what I would say is already out there to read by someone else. AngularJs is a great technology for the web and if you like the use of includes and templates in your html, you’ll… more

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July 17, 2014