Category: Visual Studio

Mocking async repository calls

Mocking is a great technique for isolating code that you want to test. By mocking the interfaces a code section depends on you can create an isolation level where only the behavior of this specific code section is being tested. In my example I have a ProfileService (BLL) that takes an IProfileRepository interface (DAL) as

How to make sure all projects in a Visual Studio 2013 solution have the same version of NuGet packages?

I created a Visual Studio 2013 solution with an MVC project and a class project, both created around the same time. The MVC project had a few NuGet packages pre-installed and I added some of them to the class project as well. After many mysterious problems, and some tearing of my hair, I realized that


8 great features in Visual Studio 2013

In an earlier article I wrote about 10 ways to get more productive in Visual Studio. This is a follow up with new neat things coming with Visual Studio 2013. Open the Resolve menu when typing It happens once in a while that you haven’t included the namespace you need at the top of your

10 ways to get more productive in Visual Studio

Visual Studio is full of shortcuts and handy tools helping you, as a programmer, to be more efficient in your work. Today I’m sharing a few of my favourite ones. All examples given here are tested in Visual Studio 2012. Open search result in a list Press CTRL + F to open the search pane.

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