Monthly Archives: May 2008

Integrate Microsoft C# Source Analysis with TFS

UPDATE – 15 October 2008 : Please see MSBuild Extension Pack for the StyleCop task. UPDATE – 20 July 2008: This task is now available again. This task works with Source Analysis 4.2. A version for StyleCop 4.3 will be … Continue reading

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Microsoft Source Analysis for C#

Microsoft have finally released ‘StyleCop’ publicly! — Details here

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WMI Code Creator

It’s not new, but what a fantastic tool! "The WMI Code Creator tool allows you to generate VBScript, C#, and VB .NET code that uses WMI to complete a management task such as querying for management data, executing a method … Continue reading

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FreeToDev MSBuild Tasks Update

UPDATE: 13 July 08 — These tasks are now available in the FreeToDev MSBuild Tasks Suite A few minor updates TFS SetBuildNumber – now accepts SetAssemblyVersion="bool". Set this to true if you would like the AssemblyVersion updated along with the … Continue reading

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If you are looking at Getting Started with LINQ, you may want to download LINQPad "LINQPad supports everything in C# 3.0 and Framework 3.5: LINQ to SQL  LINQ to Objects LINQ to XML LINQPad is also a great way to … Continue reading

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T-SQL Static Analysis 2005 & 2008 — Analysis and Review

In October 2007 I wrote a review on the T-SQL Static Analysis feature provided in the Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals Power Tools. In February this year Microsoft released Version 2 of the Power Tools, Visual Studio® Team … Continue reading

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T-SQL Static Analysis — Analysis and Review

UPDATE: 16 May 08 – This is available here. I’m working on a review for Version 2 and will update my original review soon… FTD

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