Favorite Visual Studio Extensions

The Visual Studio Gallery is the best place to find tools, controls, and templates to help make your life as a developer easier and more productive. Every so often, I publish my personal list of favorite extensions. This is something I started back when Visual Studio 2010 was first... [Read More]

Cadru is now on NuGet

A little over a year ago I announced the availability of Cadru, an open source utility framework containing new APIs and extensions to the core .NET Framework to help complete your developer toolbox. I am very pleased to announce that the Cadru assemblies are now available on... [Read More]

Announcing codestyle.co

Code style and standards has been a passion of mine for a long time. I’ve helped a lot of different companies create and adopt code standards. One of the main problems with documenting code standards is that once the document is created, no one ever goes back and adjusts them... [Read More]

Cloud hosted CI for .NET projects

Continuous integration (CI) is important. If you don’t have it set up…you should. There are a lot of different options available for hosting your own CI server, but they all require you to maintain your own infrastructure. If you’re a business, that generally isn’t a problem. However, if you have... [Read More]

Visual Studio Extensions

As a product, Visual Studio has been around for a long time. In fact, it’s been 18 years since the first Visual Studio product was launched. In that time, there have been some major changes but perhaps the most important (or at least influential) changes for the course of the... [Read More]