Running FxCop over ASP.NET 2.0 Web Sites

Mads Kristensen has posted an easy solution to the problem of running FxCop over ASP.NET 2.0 web sites There are a couple of things that I want to add to his post: When you run FxCop over the published assemblies, make sure you pass the /asp switch (this is only available in FxCop 1.35). This prevents…

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FAQ: What is the GlobalSuppressions.cs/GlobalSuppressions.vb file and why is it needed? Is it possible to change the name of this file? [David Kean]

I’ve noticed that Code Analysis sometimes places suppressions in a file called GlobalSuppression.cs (GlobalSuppressions.vb in Visual Basic). Why this is file needed and it is possible to change its name? What is this file? When you right-click on a warning and choose Suppress Message(s), Code Analysis checks to see if the warning was raised against an…

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A couple of new Orcas features for Managed Code Analysis [David Kean]

Yesterday our team, Code Analysis, checked-in the last of our scheduled feature work for the next version of Visual Studio; Orcas. Now that I have a little time up my sleeve, I thought I would cover a couple of new features that you may have already seen in the Orcas October CTP. First, before I detail what…

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FxCop (Team System) Chat Tomorrow

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Team Editions for Architects, Developers, Database Pros, and Testers. In addition, discuss what’s new in the latest Community Technology Preview (CTP). Join the chat on Wednesday, December 6th, 2006 from 10:00am – 11:00am Pacific Time. Add…

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