Visual Studio Macro Balloon

I’ve always loved editors with built in macro languages. Once you have macro control of every facet of the editor you can pull off some really cool and time saving tricks. I gave up macros back in the early 90’s for the graphical environment of Microsoft Quick C, Developer Studio and now Visual Studio. So…


Assembly Probing and Windows Installer

Some platform features are like the stuff hiding under rocks at the seashore. No, I don’t mean the one’s that are slimey and stinky. I’m talking about the one’s that are interesting but hard to spot. But, all you need to do is catch a glimpse of them and lift the rock… Sometime last year,…


Refactoring NUnit Unit Tests to VSUnit

If you have been using NUnit to write your unit tests, and you have access to Visual Studio 2005 Team System you’ll want to consider upgrading your NUnit tests to the VS Unit Test Framework, which I’ll call VSUnit for short. There is a walkthrough that you should read to get an idea of the…