Chrome Developer Tools – Easy Web Debugging You Need to Know

Chrome Developer Tools

Chrome Developer Tools - As a web developer, one tool that is invaluable is the Chrome Developer Tools. It is a feature rich set of tools that you can use directly from your Chrome Browser. In this article, I will have a look at four Chrome Developer Tools in particular. Chrome

Sass CSS – This Awesome Extension Will Make You Sassy

Sass CSS bringing back the awesome

Sass CSS - If you develop web applications and you have not heard about Sass, then today is your lucky day. To quote a note from the Sass website, it is the most mature, stable and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world. Sass CSS If you have ever had

The Unbelievably Powerful Multi Select. Increase Productivity Now.

The Unbelievably Powerful Multi Select - Being more productive in Visual Studio, ultimately leads to developers getting more done during the day. This is because developers spend most of their working day using Visual Studio. It therefore makes sense to know the hidden productivity tricks that Visual Studio has to

Visual Studio 2017 Installer Projects

Visual Studio 2017 Installer Projects

Visual Studio 2017 Installer Projects - The one thing that frustrates me a bit (other than iTunes) is how often the Visual Studio installer projects change from version to version. As of this writing there is no project template for Visual Studio 2017. Visual Studio Installer Projects Incompatible I was working on a

Windows Task Manager – Resolve High Disk Usage

Windows Task Manager

Windows Task Manager - Resolve High Disk Usage The other day I was debugging an ASP.NET Application, and I noticed that the build and debug was really slow. I then noticed that my laptop fan was spinning continuously, and that this seemed to be related to the debug session. I stopped

Parallels Desktop – Run Visual Studio On Your Mac

Parallels Desktop

Parallels Desktop 10 - Do you love your Windows Applications and wish you could run them on your Mac? Well as some of you might or might not know, Parallels Desktop is the perfect solution for you. I write software for a living, so I am what I guess you would

Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Windows 10 Technical Preview – Try Them On Azure Now

Microsoft Azure provides a perfect solution for those with a subscription (BizSpark, MSDN etc.) to test out the previews of various software. I can immediately think of Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Windows 10 Technical Preview. If you don't want to download the ISO's or don't want to set up

Setting Different Wallpapers For Each Monitor In Windows 8 – Thanks Scott

Setting Different Wallpapers - The other day Scott Hanselman posted a blog post on setting individual wallpapers for each monitor in Windows 8 if you're using multiple monitors. While this isn't strictly something many will find essential, it bugs the heck out of me not being able to do it

Resizing VirtualBox Disks Does Not Work With Snapshots

Clone VirtualBox VM's

Resizing VirtualBox Disks - I wanted to resize the hard drive of my VM, and I figured that this would be an easy task. As it turns out, it is extremely easy. The only problem was that it wasn't working. Here is how I resolved that error. Please note, this is my