Tag Archives: Visual Studio

DROP all you know about DB development (or: What is SSDT?)

TL;DR – I am using SSDT for developing a new SQL Server Database, and it changed my life. Everything is version-controlled, scripts are being generated automatically and DB deployment is finally a piece of cake. And SO much more. Using … Continue reading

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Welcome C# Interactive Window (or: Visual Studio Debugging Tips – #4)

TL;DR – Once you try the C# Interactive Window, you will never run another Console App just to try out an API. You know how they say that if the only tool you have is a hammer, then everything looks … Continue reading

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Source Server with Git Repository

Update [29.9.2016] – Due to numerous emails, I wanted to post the exact command I used in my Continuous Integration builds:   TL;DR – How I enabled “Source Server” support for an internal Git repository for any Git provider even … Continue reading

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Visual Studio Debugging Tips – #3

TL;DR – Use the ‘Modules’ window do view the assemblies loaded at every point of the application’s lifecycle.   Initially i did not plan to write about this, but after observing a team trying to figure out what assemblies are being loaded … Continue reading

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Visual Studio Debugging Tips – #2

TL;DR – Find out how your application is locating, resolving and loading your dependencies using FusionLogs and fuslogvw.exe   Motivation: We love black boxes. I don’t mean actual black boxes, but rather software components that provide us with some sort of … Continue reading

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Visual Studio Debugging Tips – #1

TL;DR – In Visual Studio, you can ‘pin’ an object instance and inspect its state at any point during the lifetime of your application and even using the pinned object as a breakpoint condition.   It has been a long time … Continue reading

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NuGet restore failed – Asp.Net Core

After battling with this for an hour, i though this might help anyone with the same problem. I am not entirely sure how this fixed the problem, but it did.   After updating the NuGet package manager, i created a … Continue reading

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