Reading Re-ignited

I’ve long been a person that wants to read a lot, but I seldom seemed to have the time. I didn’t want to haul massive books around on my commute because I of my sour back and when I did I often seemed to have the wrong book with me. So I didn’t read at […]

Goal Summary 2011

Spend time with my daughter – I’ve spent a lot of time with my daughter. PASSED Be flexible – Hard to measure, my wife (the project leader) has given me a lot of crap for setting a goal that’s not measurable. With two kids, both me and my wife working full time and me doing […]

Yearly Goals – Half Time

I’ve stopped with the monthly updates due to some non-encouraging feedback. However, half-time is big so here’s the half-time update. Spend time with daughter – on track, not much to say. Loose Weight – Also on track. I’ve been down at 90 kg and now I’m leveling out at 91-92 kg which seems to be […]

You say Tomato, I say Pomodoro

I’ve been playing around a little with the Pomodoro technique to see if I can increase my productivity (and effectively). For you that haven’t heard about the Pomodoro technique is a way of using an egg timer to focus you’re self in 25 minutes intervals. Read more about it at www.pomodorotechnique.com I’m by no means […]

Goals follow-up 1 of 12

As my friend Johan points out, the first month of 2011 has reached its end. So how am I doing against the original goals? Spend time with my daughter – Hell yeah! We’re still in a finding-the-routine phase, but it’s awesome. Lose weight – getting there. My problem is that when I turn up the […]

A bit of fun with OData

So this post has really no big point. I started out by the fact that I’m a heavy user of Tasks in Outlook, as I have eluded to earlier: http://www.nnihlen.com/blog/archive/2009/05/22/adding-outlook-tasks-fast-using-launchy-with-a-little-programming.aspx Much of my personality comes form being an athlete (and a geek) and as the mentality from that is to always improve you’re self. But […]

Neat Trace Writer Trick

This is one that my colleague Mattias showed me. When I code SharePoint solutions I’m always to put in some diagnostics logging just so that I can turn it on and se what happens. There is (as always) a couple of options here. Write to the ULS logs, which I guess is the preferred way […]