First extension, I am going to dive into is Productivity Power Tools 2015 extension from Microsoft. During extension features evaluation process, I will evaluate the features and give them rating in a form of stars (from * to *****). Also I will put features from most to least valuable. Extension has tons of features, but only… Read More Visual Studio Extensions: Productivity Power Tools 2015
I have worked in Visual Studio for more then 10 years already (as I remember starting from the version Visual Studio 6.0). At some point in my developer life I realized that I spend really much time in an environment that I do not know really well. Frankly speaking it was around a year ago, when the… Read More Visual Studio
I have been using mocking frameworks for many years in different projects, but I have never asked myself why this or that library is used on the exact project (it happened that I was not a person who made a decision :)). Usually it takes up to 2 hours to clarify the syntax details and… Read More Rhino Mocks vs Moq vs NSubstitute
Really hands on explanation of mvc pattern evolution in this channell9 video, that helps to understand the patterns workflow. And another very good article about the differences of these patters on rsdn.
Tracing functionality is often underestimated and often not known and, as a result, not used by the .NET developers, but in reality it can save lots of time when diagnosing and optimizing web application performance. Configuration To enable tracing in a web application configure trace section in the web.config file. Example is below: PS: Keep… Read More ASP.NET MVC Tracing
Recently I have read a really interesting article with detailed explanation of inbuilt error handling functionality on 3 levels: IIS ASP.NET ASP.NET MVC I recommend to read it for all, that are working with IIS/ASP.NET/MVC…
As you know Sitecore generates a bunch of different log files, that, in my case, and I think in your case too, add complexity in finding the correct log file. I do not argue that separation of logs to different files is bad, what I emphasize is the number of log files Sitecore generates by… Read More Sitecore logging