EncryptValidate Code Encryption – My First NuGet Package

EncryptValidate Code Encryption

EncryptValidate Code Encryption - NuGet is something that I'm sure all of you have used before. I decided to package and publish my own NuGet package. It's nothing fancy, it's just a simple encryption dll that will encrypt data. It also validates encrypted data. Among the other methods, it decrypts data

Live Unit Testing with Visual Studio 2017

Live Unit Testing

Live Unit Testing has become a reality with the release of Visual Studio 2017. The next iteration of Microsoft's world-class IDE which was released on the 7th of March 2017, has given developers a host of new and exciting features (a new-ish feature C# Interactive being a favorite of mine). Check

TF30063 Authorization Error – Visual Studio Team Services

TF30063 Authorization Error

TF30063 Authorization Error If you are getting an TF30063 Authorization Error when trying to check in your code using Visual Studio Team Services, try this quick tip to see if it resolves the issue. It literally takes two minutes and might save you from scratching your head for too long while your

C# Programming Cookbook Published Recently

C# Programming Cookbook

C# Programming Cookbook As you folks probably noticed, I haven't been blogging regularly for the past couple of months. I was lucky enough to be working on my first book, something which I was very fortunate to have done. It was a fantastic experience and something I would recommend to anyone thinking

Code Contracts Succinctly

Code Contracts Succinctly

Code Contracts Succinctly It has been a while since I have blogged here, and not without good reason. I have been busy writing and have recently released C# Code Contracts Succinctly which can be downloaded for free from Syncfusion's website. Code Contracts, love them or hate them... I think they're pretty cool.

C# REPL – Introducing C# Interactive


C# REPL - With the Visual Studio 2015 Update 1, a C# REPL was snuck in tucked away under View, Other Windows, C# Interactive. So what is a REPL? Well it is a language shell (C# Interactive shell or C# shell) that allows a developer to input expressions which it

Visual Studio Solution Explorer Tips

Visual Studio Solution Explorer

Visual Studio Solution Explorer Tips The Visual Studio Solution Explorer is the one part of the IDE that I'm betting most developers use so often, it tends to melt away in the background of 'doing one's job'. But yet, there it is, an indispensable tool of sheer brilliance waiting to be discovered.

Webucator – C# Online and Onsite Training Classes With Microsoft Certified Instructors

Webucator A while ago I wrote an article on Debugging Lambda Expressions In Visual Studio 2015. The folks over at Webucator were gracious enough to use the article in one of their tutorial videos (see below). 29257