Tag Archives: visual studio

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

Posted in Conference | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Limit vs2015 IntelliTrace

Debugging my solution was a pain. Running from visual studio debug the application was slow, visual studio output window was cluttered and I was getting frustrated. When the application was deployed it performed fast and snappy. ❓ Looking in the options … Continue reading

Posted in Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Version store out of memory

In our current project we use Sql Server Data Tools (sqlproj) to put our database in source control. Recently we experienced random exceptions during loading and building the solution with multiple sql projects. Last week our builds started to fail. … Continue reading

Posted in Development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Be careful when using mocked repository

One of the software development best practices is to use interfaces and dependency injection. But be careful when using a mocked version of your repository. With FakeDbSet an InMemory IDbSet can be created for unit testing purposes. During setup you’d … Continue reading

Posted in Test | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Github 2FA from Visual Studio 2013

Tried to sync some changes to my Trello repository on Github but got prompted for my credentials. I remembered activating two-factor authentication (2FA) just recent. Would I be prompted for the one-time-password (OTP)? No, a 401 unauthorized was the answer. … Continue reading

Posted in Tooling | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Power plan and Visual Studio builds

Our Visual Studio 2013 solution holds 283 projects. The build and load times are long. Reading some tips on the internet about speeding things up I found that the power plan of my laptop directly influences the build time. Operation … Continue reading

Posted in Tooling | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Remote debugger extension

The Server Explorer in Visual Studio holds a hidden gem: the debugger extension for Azure. This integration is documented on MSDN but I just recently found it. Integration makes it easier to debug in azure. Just enable debugging and attach … Continue reading

Posted in Tooling | Tagged , , | Leave a comment