Flying in the Dark? Add Instrumentation

So… Windows 10 has been out for a while now.  Have you noticed an uptick in downloads?  Where are your downloads coming from and from whom?  In this blog I often lament about my own shortcomings and then, hopefully, fill in what I did to overcome them with the intent that others might also benefit. …


Getting Your Build Server Ready for VS 2015

If you’re modernizing your project, one of the things you’ll surely want to do is to make sure that your build server is upgraded to support VS 2015. Regardless of what CI engine you’re using, there will be at least a little bit of effort required to get your project building again. In this series…


Updates for Visual Studio 2010

If Visual Studio 2010 is your primary tool and you have an MSDN subscription, today was a great day! If you’re a Visual Studio 2010 developer but don’t have an MSDN subscription, Thursday, March 10 will be a great day for you! Why is today (or Thursday) a great day? Simple. Today (or Thursday) is…