Tools

Visual Studio Light Edition

November 30, 2012

I noticed this blog post from Scott Hanselman the other day about Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop. This post included a screenshot from the installation program. ...

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Blitz

July 24, 2012

The last couple of weeks I’ve been playing with a load testing tool called Blitz. You can create a free account which provides you the ability to ‘rush’ your web application wit...

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AutoTest.NET

November 30, 2010

I just want to quickly point out a tool that I’ve been playing with for a couple of days now, named AutoTest.NET. Its an open-source tool that originates from a popular tool in ...

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How TFS Lost my Trust

November 26, 2008

This morning, I spent the first 30 minutes of my day figuring out why the CI build failed after I checked in some changes to the code. No big deal, right? I just messed up. Tur...

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Active Conventions with NDepend

June 28, 2008

Some time ago Patrick Smacchia wrote a nice article on his blog about active conventions on your code base. I thought I tried this for myself and made up some interesting CQL qu...

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Castle Dynamic Proxy

March 30, 2008

This blog has been silent for a while, and for good reason. Besides experiencing symptoms of writer's block,  I've also been playing around with a lot of new stuff (at least new...

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Code Coverage with TeamCity

January 25, 2008

In my previous post on JetBrains TeamCity I mentioned that it has no support for .NET code coverage.  With this post I want to correct the injustice of this statement. It was a ...

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AutoMocking Container

January 13, 2008

When writing unit tests that involve interaction based testing, you most likely end up using one of the mocking frameworks out there. The mocking framework I'm using is Rhino Mo...

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Total Commander Rocks!

January 8, 2008

I'm a huge fan of Total Commander for as long as I can remember. Thinking about it, I'm using it for more than 10 years now. Today, I accidentally discovered a very nice feature...

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Resharper dude

May 21, 2007

Over the weekend I watched this screen cast from Oren Eini. You should have a look at it, even if you're completely not interested in mocking frameworks. The best commercial of ...

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NUnit vs Team System Unit Test

May 15, 2007

At work there's a discussion going on whether we will choose NUnit or Team System Unit Test for our unit tests. Currently we have about 1000+ unit tests written in NUnit and we ...

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A Browser Tale

May 7, 2007

I'm a big fan of the Opera web browser for many years now. I like it because it's the underdog. They don't have the same market share as IE and Firefox, but I find it the most i...

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NUnit 2.4 constraints

April 13, 2007

The forthcoming release of NUnit 2.4 supports a constraint-based syntax for assertions. Don't worry, the old syntax (classic model) is still going to be available for a long tim...

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NDoc 2.0 Alpha vs Sandcastle

January 19, 2007

I just finished reading Kiwidude's rant about using Sandcastle to generate documentation for .NET 2.0 applications and libraries. I'm using it for a couple of months now and I m...

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VMware Workstation 6.0 Beta

December 23, 2006

It's simply the best, better than all the rest: VMware Workstation 6.0 beta can be downloaded here. Besides support for Windows Vista and multiple monitor display, VMware Workst...

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I Hate Visual SourceSafe

August 16, 2006

Jeff Atwood’s latest post is very clear on this matter: Visual SourceSafe is absolute crap. Here a some quotes: If you are serious about the practice of software developmen...

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