Tag Archives: .NET

Microsoft TechDays 2017

After a year of absence I’ve been to TechDays 2017. The keynote was amusing and the schedule of sessions looked promising. Happy developers all around. Below a list of take-away bullets from the sessions I attended. Azure Azure Service Fabric … Continue reading

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Microsoft TechDays 2015

With all the new stuff Microsoft has presented at Build, pushed to Azure and is going to release, I just had to go to TechDays. After an amazing keynote about zombies in the AppStore, the future of monetization (micro payments) … Continue reading

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Crashing unit tests in Visual Studio

Today I got my unit tests to crash in Visual Studio. Right after some refactoring the tests stopped working and the output window contained the following message: The active Test Run was aborted because the execution process exited unexpectedly. To … Continue reading

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Call custom .NET code from powershell

Consider the following code in HelloWorld.API.dll. Make the API available with the Add-Type cmdlet. This makes all the types in a .NET assembly available in the current session. Now the static method can be called by using the :: (two … Continue reading

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Setup logging in configuration with powershell

Manipulation of config files with notepad is a burden for every developer / operator. It is the source of many errors. With DEVOPS we try to automate this process. The result is less prone to errors. See the powershell script … Continue reading

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Week 51 roundup

Last week recap and links: Hack Summit [Video]. Scott Hanselman talks about the new .NET / Azure / Microsoft. Using Azure Automation to Start und Stop Virtual Machines on a Schedule. Carsten shows the new Azure Automation feature. Octopus deploy … Continue reading

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Week 50 roundup

Last week recap and links: Put yourself out there and publish that Open Source project today by Scott Hanselman. So without further ado here is my TrelloScripts repository on GitHub. Be nice 😉 Introducing .NET Core. Good read about the … Continue reading

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