MyHistory – Peace to the Dark Side


In June 2013 I blogged about Extending Visual Studio Team Explorer 2012 + MyHistory Extension. Since then I’ve had some great feedback and the extension has been updated 6 times to address this feedback. A long outstanding bug with regards to ‘proper’ theme support has finally been resolved withe the latest releases for Visual Studio…

How to get rid of Exclude From StyleCop menu


If you install Stylecop 4.7.46.0 you’ll notice an irritating new context menu on files which allows you to exclude them from StyleCop. There is no option to remove it, however you can use Visual Studio to customize the context menu and remove it. The menu you are after is Project and Solution Context Menus |…

MSBuild Extension Pack – October 2012


I’m pleased to announce the availability of the MSBuild Extension Pack October 2012 release. The October 2012 release contains version 3.5.12.0 for those using .Net 3.5 version 4.0.6.0 for those using .Net 4.0 This release consolidates 40+ change sets and contains the following high level changes Around 40 new Tasks / TaskActions Around 11 improvements…

Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010 – Review


When writing my review for Professional Team Foundation Server 2010 I embarrassingly noticed that I failed to get a review out for another great book in the Wrox Professional series, namely Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010. Disclaimer: I received a complimentary review copy, though I reserve the right to offer an unbiased…