Tag: Visual Studio
Gotchas with switch expression
This post talks about a bug in Rider and Roslyn analyzers when we refactor the switch-case to switch expression with Nullable default type.
Moving away from Visual Studio to JetBrains Rider
The post describes JetBrains Rider as an alternate to Visual Studio and how Rider can help mitigate some of the Visual Studio pain-points.
Running an ASP.NET Core application against multiple DB providers – Part 2
Different approaches we considered to set up integration tests when running against multiple DB providers in ASP.NET Core
Running an ASP.NET Core application against multiple DB providers – Part 1
In my previous post, I had talked about how we to ported an existing repository code from Azure SQL to Amazon Aurora. This is a two-series post where I will throw a little bit more light on the intention behind it and what we were trying to achieve. Background We had a small ASP.NET Core solution…
Productivity Tip – Improve your Visual Studio performance with ReSharper
Visual Studio is my bread and butter. It has played an important role in shaping my career. In the same breath, ReSharper has helped a lot to improve my productivity and make me a better programmer. And I’m sure there are many others like me who use Visual Studio and ReSharper on a daily basis.
SAST Tooling – Part 3: The Winner
Disclaimer: This post is not an endorsement or opposition of any product or tool. Opinions present here is based on our experiences. Please exercise your own independent skill and judgement before you rely on the information in this post. 🙂 This is Part-3 and final part of my blog series on Static Analysis Software Testing…
SAST Tooling – Part 2: The selection criteria
Disclaimer: This post is not an endorsement or opposition of any product or tool. Opinions present here is based on our experiences. Please exercise your own independent skill and judgement before you rely on the information in this post. 🙂 This is Part-2 of my blog series on Static Analysis Software Testing (SAST) tooling. In…
SAST Tooling – Part 1: Why we ditched Veracode
This post is Part-1 of multi-part series describing our journey to ditch popular Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tool Veracode and our quest for a better security tool. Background Until recently, our organization used Veracode for security analysis for few our applications. Veracode came with a lot of reputation. It is considered a leader in…
Using Visual Studio Team Services to manage my ToDo
I’m quite an unorganized person. I spend most of my time in front of a computer in my office or in meetings. At home, I’m usually busy with my 2-year old or household chores. As a result, my list of ToDo items keeps on growing. And when I do find some time to work on…
Override appSettings during development
It is a fairly common scenario that during development the local machine configuration settings for different developers in are not same and it may not match with the default value in source control. One such example can be SQL server connection string. Some developers may have SQL Express installed, others may have a named instance…