Tag Archives: visual studio

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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A first look at IntelliTest

Looking into Visual Studio 2017 features I found that Pex was back in the form of IntelliTest. It was actually introduced in VS2015 but I’ve never seen it. Time to give it a spin. For this I use my Traffic … 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 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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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

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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

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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

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