MSBuild Extension Pack – October 2013


The MSBuild Extension Pack October 2013 release is now available. The October 2013 release contains version 3.5.14.0 for those using .Net 3.5 version 4.0.8.0 for those using .Net 4.0 or 4.5 Updated online help is now live @ http://www.msbuildextensionpack.com and the Nuget package(s) will be updated early next week.   Please consult the Changeset page …

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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 | …

Community TFS Build Extensions – Sep 2013


The latest roundup of contributions to the community effort is now available - September 2013 release.   For those who manage lots of builds we’ve added some great new features and fixes to the Build Manager including:   ·       NEW - Search and replace workspace mappings ·       NEW - Filter Build Definitions via text ·       …

Extending Visual Studio Team Explorer 2012 + MyHistory Extension


In the June 2013 edition of MSDN Magazine I cover some of the internals of Team Explorer 2012 and how you can extend it. The article can be found here - Extending Visual Studio Team Explorer 2012. I’ve also hosted the sample code for the MyHistory extension on CodePlex (contributions and feedback welcome), as well …

MSBuild Extension Pack – April 2013


I’m pleased to announce the availability of the MSBuild Extension Pack April 2013 release. The April 2013 release contains version 3.5.13.0 for those using .Net 3.5 version 4.0.7.0 for those using .Net 4.0 or 4.5 Updated online help is now live @ http://www.msbuildextensionpack.com and the Nuget package has been updated to 1.2.0 This release consolidates …

Creating the Better Unit Testing with Microsoft Fakes eBook.


In August last year we kicked off an initiative to create some value-add guidance on Microsoft Fakes for the ALM community. Last week, we shipped our eBook – Better Unit Testing with Microsoft Fakes. Once an ALM Rangers project gets signoff it needs to pass a final hurdle before getting the green-light to proceed. This …