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Environment specific config files for .NET apps – Config Transforms

Hello World, This post is about an area that I for one had little experience with until I was on a project that required me to understand ways to maintain environment specific config files for our application. The Problem Very

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VS 2010 Dark Theme et al

Hello World!              So I got a taste of dark theme while playing around with VS 2012 RC made available by our application life cycle maintenance team. It looks cool, and to be honest the greatest cool quotient is contributed by

Posted in Visual Studio

VS 2010 Freezing during Auto Save

Hello World,           We use Virtual Machines (VM) for some of our development work. These VMs are hosted on a server that is geographically far off (I’m in India while the VM server sits in Western Europe). Time and again there are

Posted in Visual Studio

TFS 2010 Destroying unwanted builds

Hello World, If you’ve worked with TFS builds for any length of time, you would’ve surely had days when the build just would not do what it is supposed to do: build stuff!!We had this issue the other day when

Posted in Visual Studio

Rollback a changeset in TFS 2010

Hello World,I guess each one of us has this “bad hair day” when you just can’t get things right. On one such day, I checked in some code to TFS just to realise while testing that I have broken stuff!

Posted in Visual Studio

Baseless merge in TFS 2010

Hello World, I was recently involved in a major rewrite of one of our products and needed to prep a release candidate. As most organisations do, our ALM (Application Lifecycle Managemet) practices require that changes be merged all the way

Posted in Visual Studio
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