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Webinar: Continuous Integration in Sitecore

Webinar: Continuous Integration in Sitecore

Basically this post is a recap of the “Sitecore and Continuous Integration” webinar, with some extra details about certain topics. The goal of continuous integration is to push every little piece of new software to next environments, the last step being production. Along this way, you want your software to be merged, compiled and tested. […]

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Design Patterns(C#): Basic example Strategy pattern

Design Patterns(C#): Basic example Strategy pattern

In this example I´m going to explane the strategy pattern. With this example you can do a calculation with two numbers (-/+) and expand the number of operators (/, *, etc.). First create a interface which defines the interface of the operator classes. For this example an operator can only calculate two values. //The interface […]

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Asp.Net: Webtest trough proxy (WebTestPlugin)

By on October 24, 2010 in ASP.Net, Microsoft, Visual Studio with 0 Comments

The test-team came to me with a problem involving connection errors while running webtests trough the company proxy. The webrequest needed to go to the webproxy including authentication. Visual Studion 2008 doesn’t support proxy authentication out of the box, but you can create a WebTestPlugin that does the authentication for every request. The following class […]

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Create a Visual Studio add-in with contextmenu and selected text as input

By on February 25, 2010 in C#, Controls, Visual Studio with 0 Comments

Create a Visual Studio add-in with contextmenu and selected text as input When working with a new way of storing settings in a database. I was frustrated how much work it was to check the value of setting from code. So I deceided to make my life a bit easier by creating a VS2008 contextmenu […]

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Asp.Net: invoke WCF method with WCF Test Client

When deploying a Silverlight application we ran into problems a WCF web-service, to find out what the problem was I wanted to invoke the method. Microsoft shipped an application for invoking methods from your Windows PC (WCFtestclient.exe). The following steps explain how to use WCFtestclient.exe. First startup Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt. In the command […]

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Playing with JQuery (fixing Intellisense in VS2008)

By on June 23, 2009 in Javascript, Visual Studio with 0 Comments

The last few years I spend a lot of time working with Asp.Net AJAX. It all worked pretty good, the only downside is that you do not have control the generated HTML. With jQuery you can manipulate generated HTML. This HTML can be generated fully controlled with a ListView. I'm a lazy programmer so the first […]

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Visual Studio 2008 released

By on October 25, 2007 in ASP.Net, Visual Studio with 0 Comments

Since a few days the newest version of Visual Studio has been released together with the new 3.5 .Net framework. It contains tons of new features such as: Javascript Intellisense Multi-targeting support (.Net versions: 2.0, 2.0 and 3.5) Built in AJAX support (no need to install an extra package) New Html web designer (same as […]

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Silverlight Alpha 1.1 VS 2008 add in

By on August 13, 2007 in Silverlight, Visual Studio with 0 Comments

I just tried to install the VS2008 SilverlightTools Alpha, but I immediatly ran in to an error. The installation couldn’t start beacause VS2008 was not installed. This suprised me because I just installed thirty minutes before. A some searching I found out that I needed to install the Visual Web Developer. You can install this […]

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Visual Studio 2008 beta 2 released!

By on August 8, 2007 in Visual Studio with 0 Comments

I just installed VS 2008. The first time that I tried to install it, the installation failed. Apparantly the image (3 gb!) was corrupted and therefore the installation had troubles with the cabinet files of the Document Explorer. I downloaded it again and now the installation went flawless. Tonight I made my first application. I […]

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