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 - 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
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.
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
Roslyn And C# 6 - With Visual 2015 being released, developers were treated to some really cool new language features in C# 6. In this article I will highlight some of the features available and compare some to the old way of doing things. 20489
TakeWhile Extension Method - I am amazed at how the C# language can teach me something new. I have come to the conclusion that it is basically impossible for a developer to know all there is about a given programming language (unless you are Jon Skeet of course). We learn
Debugging Lambda Expressions - Visual Studio 2015 has added the ability for developers to debug Lambda Expressions. This is a big improvement for me personally because I quite enjoy using Lambda Expressions. Now I can debug these Lambda Expressions and modify values to test different scenarios. Let's take a look
Visual Studio 2015 IntelliTrace - We have all been there. You get given a legacy project that has an error and you need to find it and fix it. Perhaps it is an old project you worked on several months or years ago. If the project was written by someone
Visual Studio 2015 Light Bulb - If you have been using Visual Studio 2015, you will undoubtedly run into the Light Bulb during your ventures into the new IDE. This is a very handy tip and one that is really easy to make use of. This productivity feature is so
PerfTips - How many times have you written timer code to see how long a certain method takes to execute? Perhaps you have a bit of reusable code that you can just plug in to do this. Well stash away that old timer code because as of today with the