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DotNetJunkies Just Published, April 28, 2007
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This plugin contains refactoring method "Move string to resource" and have some useful functions....
youve been HAACKED, September 10, 2007
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Not too long ago I wrote a blog post on some of the benefits of Duck Typing for C# developers. In that post I wrote up a simplified code sample demonstrating how you can cast the HttpContext to an int...
youve been HAACKED, May 11, 2007
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It is with great pleasure and relief that I announce the release of Subtext 1.9.5. Between you and me, Im just happy to get this release out before the kid is born. As with most point releases, this ...
youve been HAACKED, December 4, 2005
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Sam Gentile is preaching and I am in the choir. Ive talked about the benefits of unit testing and refactoring in the past, but Sam makes this great point.
BDUF makes a huge gamble that all the busine...
JohnPapa.net, October 24, 2005
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I've developed .NET applications with both of these products in the past and they both have some great features that save a ton of time. It had been a while though since I last did a comparison, so I ...
youve been HAACKED, May 23, 2007
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NUnit 2.4 introduces a really nice programming model they call Constraint-Based Assert Model. I believe MbUnit 2.4 will also have this. I really like this approach to building asserts because it reads...
Code Climber, August 6, 2008
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ReSharper is one of the tools I couldnt live/code without, but when they designed it they didnt tested my current scenario: Im doing the assessment and refactoring of an application made of more than ...
youve been HAACKED, December 29, 2008
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I was reading Jeff Atwoods latest post, Programming: Love it or Leave it when I came across this part, emphasis mine. Joel implied that good programmers love programming so much theyd do it for no...
Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., August 28, 2008
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I just happened to discover this as I was setting up my new machine and grabbing Reflector off
of the web.
It only happened a week ago.
There will still be a free community version but Red
Steven Smith, August 28, 2009
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One of the ways we improve as software developers is through practice. Practice isnt just something thats done as you go about your job it has to be focused on improving your skills. ...
Steven Smith, July 7, 2008
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Karl Seguin has an interesting post about using System.Func to fight repetitive code blocks, which actually addresses a pain point I've had for quite some time but had never acted on to fix. Whe...
Fabrice's weblog, February 12, 2009
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This is just a quick post to make a plug for the Null Object design pattern. I don't think that it's used a lot, but it's useful to avoid a lot of issues.
It's very common to create or use methods and...
ASP.NET Daily Articles, September 17, 2006
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Learn about the fantastic refactoring tools in Visual Studio 2005 that will let you write better code faster....
ISerializable, October 17, 2007
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I'm starting to take a look at VS 2008 and writing down some things that are still "not there": Renaming a class using the "Rename" refactoring still does not change the file name. Are you kiddin...
GotDotNet: New resources, April 12, 2006
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What is code refactoring? How can this new technology help me in my programming? Here's an article that discuses this....
Simple Talk, November 7, 2006
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Insights into SQL Refactor, a groundbreaking refactoring tool for SQL Server databases, from its architect and lead developer, Andrs Belokosztolszki....
ISerializable, May 18, 2006
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of the C#/C++ users group. Oren Ellenbogen spoke about Advanced usage of Generics, delegates and anonymous methods to a crowd who really wanted to know. The result - a very informative lecture. refact...
Simple Talk, January 9, 2007
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Database refactoring can greatly improve the efficiency of your database code. However, even a seemingly simple database refactoring such as "Move Column" can be tricky to implement correctly in a p...
Marc's Musings, March 22, 2006
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Justin Palmer has done it again! Simplify the whole process of linking up behavior using CSS selectors. This time, though, support for events are included. This is like behavior.js with even more co...
Jeffrey Palermo, February 17, 2009
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Working with JQuery in Visual Studio, we don't have all the nice navigation, refactoring, and immediate error visibility we have with C# and ReSharper. Today I installed RubyMine, a brand new ID...
ISerializable, July 2, 2005
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Ayende has announced that he's released Rhino.Mocks v. 2.0: his own version of what he'd like in a Mock Object framework. I haven't yet got a chance to try it out, but it certainly sounds interesting!...
.NET Rocks!, August 5, 2005
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The refactoring support for VB 2005 is being supplied by Developer Express Mark Miller, Chief Architect of the IDE Tools Division at Developer Express (he's the guy who designed CodeRush and Refactor!...
ISerializable, June 11, 2006
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It feels like the VS.NET Add-in wars are coming this way again, and I'm glad. Here's what DevExpress had to say on this unofficial blog post:
"Just as a taster, how about these: Refactor! Pro ...
Rick Strahls WebLog, December 23, 2006
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Markus bugged me this morning about a problem with an import of a couple of assemblies using Html Help Builder. Html Help Builder can import assemblies and quickly create full documentation from the a...
Brad Abrams, May 9, 2007
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I just watched a very cool demo of Refactor! for ASP.NET by Developer Express. This is a free code refactoring tool includes tons of refactorings that are truly timesavers... He...
peterkellner.net, December 4, 2009
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This one is just to amazing to not blog about. Ive been a die heart ReSharper user for quite a while and recently have started using their early access versions. Primarily...
JonGalloway.ToString(), September 20, 2005
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DPack's "Surround With" feature is great, but the "property" function just writes out a template. Since VS2005 will include this feature, it probably won't make it into DPack (http://www.usysware....
Granville Barnett, December 19, 2007
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As I am working on a couple of projects that are based upon C# 3.0 and haven't got my copy of Resharper installed (it just bugs me like mad with C# 3.0!) I used the VS 2008 refactoring tools today for...
Darrell Nortons Blog [MVP], October 5, 2005
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A new book is available called Prefactoring *. From the summary:
"More often than not, developers will stop a large project in the middle of the build stage to rethink and recode the software d...
youve been HAACKED, June 20, 2007
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Testing code written for the web is challenging. Especially code that makes use of the ASP.NET intrinsic objects such as the HttpRequest object. My goal is to make testing such code easier. A while ...
.Avery Blog, October 21, 2006
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We are using NHibernate on a big project at work and one of the optimizations we often find ourselves making is creating a lighter object and returning that instead of our full objects for searches an...
K. Scott Allen, November 2, 2009
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I had some data on a Cruzer flash drive I wanted to protect, and I just discovered how easy it use to use BitLocker on a flash drive (thanks to Hanselman, who pointed this out in one sentence at the e...
Marc's Musings, June 14, 2006
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I have been asked so many times, so I'm putting the list here. I'll updated it from time to time, but this is my list:Analysis and DesignMartin Fowler's Analysis Patterns : Reusable Object Models appr...
ScottGus Blog, May 22, 2006
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JetBrains has recently shipped Resharper 2.0 -- a Visual Studio add-in that provides a rich set of developer productivity features for C# and ASP.NET developers (including richer refactoring support, ...
Visual Basic IDE Team Blog, April 29, 2005
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Refactoring in Visual Basic 2005
In case you havent already heard, last Thursday (4/21) we announced the availability of Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005, a free version of Developer Express Inc.s Refa...
Cyrus Blather, July 2, 2005
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I posted a blog post from JavaOne where i stated: "I did try out
several of [Netbean's] refactorings, and was pleased with them for the
However, i tried a rename refactoring th...
AspNetResources.com articles, news and updates, July 9, 2006
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I’ve finished reading Jimmy
Nilsson’s recent book Applying Domain-Driven
Design and Patterns: With Examples in C# and .NET.
My first impression is that the book lacks focus. Jimmy talks ...
Jeffrey Palermo, April 13, 2006
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Here is the main reasoning for this: TDD states that a unit test
is written before a unit of code. Each unit of code will have a
unit test. When a unit of code needs to be refactored...
Jeffrey Palermo, January 2, 2006
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I completed my first unit test with Rhino Mocks today. With well-designed code, one can pick apart a section, mock the interfaces it needs and run/debug/test it in isolation. This is a hug...
The ASPx Blog, December 30, 2007
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Want to learn more about the refactorings in Visual Studio 2008 from the lead developer? Dustin Campbell is doing a 12-day series on Visual Studio 2008 refactorings made specifically for Visual Basic ...
Jeffrey Palermo, December 29, 2005
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This is a time that envy VB developers who have access to DevExpress'
Refactor tool which is far better than the meager refactoring support
available for C# devs in Visual Studio 2005. There was...
Federal Developer Weblog, June 20, 2006
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"A good name is better than precious ointment." - Old Testament.
All I can say is that they must have had some mighty fine ointment back then.
As a matter of fact, just the other day as my wife was...
eXtensible mind, September 28, 2007
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From the new Clarius Labs release: XamlBinding Custom Tool This custom tool will generate a partial class file implementing INotifyPropertyChange as well as a strongly-typed event for each property de...
Shaun Walker, June 11, 2007
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Yesterday I was reading through the forums and came across this article about UnitTesting DNN Modules. I read the article and then got out VS and tried to get Unti Testing working on my Help project. ...
Karl Seguin [MVP], September 12, 2009
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Writing effective unit tests is as much about the test itself as it is about the code under test. All the experience in the world isn't going to help you write clean and meaningful tests against h...
JohnPapa.net, June 26, 2008
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Just a quick code hit Ive been meaning to blog about Ive seen a lot of examples that implement the PropertyChanged event handler of the INotifyPropertyChanged interface. Most of them are de...
Steven Smith, November 7, 2006
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Scott Guthrie's keynote this morning covered a few ASP.NET AJAX features. It was impressive to see how quickly he was able to move around during his demo and literally create the sample applicat...
XML-BLOG, July 9, 2006
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Lots of goodies in this new release. Here’s a rundown:
By popular demand, we’ve added the ability to export your bookmarks in browser-friendly format. Clicking on the...
Chris Love's Official Blog - Professional ASP.NET, January 24, 2008
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One of my favorite tools is available for Visual Studio 2008, Refactor 2008 . If you do not know what Refactor is, it is a Visual Studio 2008 add-in that makes it very easy to refactor your code. That...
Simple Talk, April 27, 2009
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Bad Code Smells are similar in concept to Development-level Antipatterns. They don't describe bad programming aesthetics and you can't sniff them out precisely with code metrics. They describe code in...