Tag Archives: parallels

macOS Big Sur update without issues

My macbook became my work-from-home device and I was hesitant to update to Big Sur. The question today is “when to update, not if”. So I made a backup, had my trusty macbook 2009 ready for emergencies and started the … Continue reading

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Mojave update without issues

My macbook downloaded the Mojave update and presented the question: to update or not to update? TLDR: no issues on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) except for Little Snitch 3 which is incompatible and I had to upgrade … Continue reading

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I’m Eric Tummers, Software Architect at Statistics Netherlands, and this is how I work

My jobs description says Software Architect. I’m guiding my team through the technical hurdles and do some programming/testing/analysing myself. We follow the scrum guide and are working towards continuous integration and deployment. We do this in small steps. Every sprint … 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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