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Dotnet development

TFS tips #2 – CodedUI with testagent

💡 This post is part of my TFS tips where I write about how we make the most of TFS (on premise) During release in our CI/CD we want some codedUI tests to run. In TFS we have the “Visual … Continue reading

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TFS tips #1 – Install Java runtime on local server

💡 This post is part of my TFS tips where I write about how we make the most of TFS (on premise) We are currently working on a project that needs the Java runtime to be installed on our local … Continue reading

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Powershell extension method

We are testing our Powershell Module with Pester. Since the data is some sort of graph we need to work with indexers / lists all the time. After a small brainstorm session we decided on an Extension Method approach. Reading … Continue reading

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Powershell module

Windows PowerShell is a Windows command-line shell designed especially for system administrators. Windows PowerShell includes an interactive prompt and a scripting environment that can be used independently or in combination. docs.microsoft.com We are building a system and need to transform-and-load … Continue reading

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Colouring with Google and Bing

We all know google is the synonym to searching (and finding) stuff on the internet. Microsoft has bing for this. Both platforms offer custom searching as an API. So developers can take advantage of the massive resources both companies have … Continue reading

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Setup Boot Camp with hyper-V support

For development I’m using Windows in a Parallels VM on my MacBook Pro. To use docker on Windows I need to enable Hyper-V. Parallels has an option called “nested virtualisation” where the guest OS can do virtualisation. For this you’ll … Continue reading

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VS2017 Live unit testing in Parallels Desktop VM

TLDR; change the project location on disk from shared mac (my documents) to local windows (c:-drive) to prevent Live unittesting from crashing Live unit testing has been introduced in 2016 (visual studio blog) and got my attention recently by a … Continue reading

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