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Recent Tech Posts

  • PowerShell Visual Studio Related Tasks - Building on my time with PowerShellGet and Git from PowerShell, I wanted additional script functionality to do more than just version control operations on my .NET app’s codebase. This included things like building the solution, running unit tests, launching Visual Studio, and cleaning up binary output (bin, obj, packages). Launching Visual Studio Solutions Starting off...
  • PowerShellGet - After my PowerShell Git work, I wanted to do a few more things at the command line related to Visual Studio, .NET, and the repository I was working with. In searching for some Visual Studio related PowerShell script code, I came across PowerShellGet. I hadn’t used it or read much about it before so I...
  • The Curious Case of the Missing Console Window - Recently I ran a .NET console app in Visual Studio 2017 and noticed the console window never appeared. I could set breakpoints and step through the code and everything executed fine, except for any console I/O since the window itself was missing or hidden. I checked underneath other windows, tried Alt+Tab, made sure it wasn’t...
  • More Time with Git at the Command Line – Part 6 - Miscellaneous / Wrap-up This last post in this series looks at miscellaneous topics including search, help, and additional resources. Series Outline Setup Getting Latest and Making Changes Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History Merging and Managing Branches Stashes and Reverting Work Miscellaneous / Wrap-up Searching Searching Files Once a file has been tracked by Git git...
  • More Time with Git at the Command Line – Part 5 - Stashing and Reverting Work This post in the series looks at stashing away changes, managing stashes, and reverting work. Series Outline Setup Getting Latest and Making Changes Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History Merging and Managing Branches Stashes and Reverting Work Miscellaneous / Wrap-up Stashing Overview Sometimes I might be in the middle of working on...