Category Archives: Development

Dotnet development

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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Microsoft Fakes misbehave on buildserver

We use Microsoft Fakes to isolate some legacy code. Today I added some tests that passed on my machine, but failed on the buildserver. 😦 After reading this stackoverflow post I added the and the builds became green again 😉

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TFS Build light with jQuery

We use TFS for our builds. These include release builds, continuous integration builds and regression test build. We want to have a simple build light to keep an eye on the status of all definitions. This is why we use … Continue reading

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Cordova, AngularJs, WebApi and CORS

We have a simple website with some data stored in Azure Table Storage. From a Cordova app we request the data from the webapi we have added to the website. This works great when running on the device, but not … Continue reading

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